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Commercial Permits Description
Permit Application Form
It is an official document issued by the Department of Economic Development (DED) and requires the existence of an active license in Dubai. The nature of the permitted activity should correspond to and be homogenous with the licensed activity. The permit constitutes permission and co-ordination with other government, semi-government and private agencies in organising promotional activities in the Emirate of Dubai.
Promotions are conducted in shops to promote a product or service.
Offers and discounts on merchandise displayed in different proportions or during festivals and seasonal events.
Price Tag Requirements:
Documents that Should be Available in the Shop:
Exhibition: Display and gathering of several companies to display their various products to the public
Conference: Seminars/talks by experts and specialists, attended by delegates from multiple destinations and fields
Tents erected or marked for commercial purposes. (Gallery, Ramadan tents)
Strictly for commercial use only
Display boards of private shops for trade name or trademark identification
Print publications or brochures that inform and promote products to the public
Permission to conduct business or provide services after the official working hours (12:00)
Machines that dispense items for sale
Booth/Kiosk - to display and sell a product in or offer a service in commercial centers
There are instances when another activity is done as part of an existing licensed activity
Additional business license permit to engage in another specific activity within the existing licensed activity
Restaurants engaging in home delivery of food during Ramadan
No meals are to be served inside the restaurant during Ramadan
Self-service devices (e.g. ATM for banks, machines for paying telephone bills, photo copiers, insurance certification)
Authorized establishment of an additional office in the same building
Provide insurance services in offices within the building of vehicle inspections
Provide parking spaces in private territories.