How can I liquidate a company in UAE?

What is company liquidation? 

Company Liquidation is a formal procedure in which a company is brought to an end by 

liquidating the assets and settling the debts, paying expenses, and transferring the balance to 

the shareholders.

There are two types of businesses operating in the UAE. One is those having a business on 

the mainland and the other one is the ones operating in free zones. 

No matter what type of business you own the closing procedure of the companies involves 

the cancellation of business licenses and all permits associated with the business.

Why liquidation is required: 

There are 2 reasons why a company needs to get liquidated: –

  1. The original aim of the entity is fulfilled and its operations are not required anymore.
  2. The company has been declared to be insolvent.

Company liquidation Process in UAE: –

The liquidation process in UAE depends on the type of company. The major criteria on which 

the liquidation depends are:

  1. The type of ownership i.e. if its sole proprietor or formed by a group of shareholders
  2. Type of liquidation i.e. if it’s voluntary or forced
  3. The area in which the company is established, i.e. free land or mainland

General Rules of liquidation across UAE are: – 

by the Nary public in the case of LLCs registered in the UAE. Free zone companies generally 

need attestation by the Notary public.

liquidators in UAE.

application form, Passport copies, and EID of all the partners, etc.

published by the company in English as well as Arabic. A notice period of 45 days.

account closure should be done and also all clearance letters from government authorities 

should be in place in these 45 days.

Company Liquidators like Farahat and co. ensure that the liquidation process for your company remains 

smooth and hassle-free. Liquidators in Dubai having a team of government-approved Liquidators and 

dedicated professionals who can help you with all your liquidation procedures easily.

Get in touch with them to know further about the procedure and formalities to start with the 

liquidation process

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