This Dubai Silicon Zone was established in 2004 and is fully owned by the Government of Dubai. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority is de4dicated in providing both a living and a working integrated community. Silicon Oasis is a Free Zone Authority which offers free trade zone incentives and benefits to companies operating within the tech park. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority promotes modern technology based industries within an urban master-planned community, state-of-the-art infrastructure & in –house business services.

This zone has created a high-tech eco-system to promote technological collaboration and innovation. DSO is known to identify six key elements for its high-tech ecosystem: large enterprises, startups & medium-sized businesses, universities and an incubation Centre, venture capital funds, a high-tech infrastructure and government & business services.

The DSO community zone is so spacious that it possesses a range of residential and lifestyle facilities which include schools, universities, and hospitals, community centers, shopping complexes, swimming pools and tennis courts.

Dubai Silicon Oasis business facilities:

  • Offices
  • Multiple-Use Warehousing and Manufacturing
  • Land for development
  • Conference facilities
  • Amenities
  • Student Accommodation

The category of license required to operate a business in the Dubai Silicon oasis are mentioned below:

Operating licenses:

  • Service License: This allows the registered entity to carry out the entire business but under only specified services.
  • Trade License: This allows the registered entity to practice activities which are related to import, export, and distribution of items and goods as specified in the license.
  • Industrial License: This allows the registered business holder or entity to import raw material, manufacture, and process, assemble, package and export the finished product.

Special Licenses:

  • Business Operation Permit: This is a special permit for companies operating in the Administrative Zone of DSOA (areas owned by private developers) using a license issued by Dubai Economic Department (DED).
  • Entrepreneurial Business License: An EBL license is designed to accelerate the successful development of young entrepreneurs and their businesses through an array of support resources and services.