Located in the iconic Almas Tower, the DMCC Crypto Centre is a leading hub for crypto businesses – fostering growth, collaboration and integrity across the global crypto, Web3 and blockchain economy.
With a rapidly-growing community of over 550 crypto firms, the DMCC Crypto Centre is the largest ecosystem of crypto and blockchain companies in the region, providing everything that entrepreneurs need to scale their operations.
Centrally located in the Gulf region, Dubai gives you access to 65% of the world’s GDP in 8 hours or less with state-of-the-art air and infrastructure systems.
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A crypto licence costs approximately AED 35,000, varying depending on the business. This covers, but is not limited, to company formation costs and expenses for the application of the crypto licence.
Getting a trading licence in UAE for crypto should take approximately 4 weeks.
In order to obtain a UAE crypto licence, you must ensure you meet the following eligibility requirements.
You can acquire a crypto licence from DMCC. Our state-of-the-art crypto centre has become one the primary providers of crypto licences for businessmen and entrepreneurs. The DMCC crypto licence offers you the ability to conduct crypto-business related activities such as crypto software development, crypto management, crypto trade and crypto consulting among other forms of crypto services.
The UAE is incredibly business-friendly, with a low corporate tax rate and a variety of free zones that offer 100% ownership and tax-free profits. The UAE has a very favourable regulatory environment for cryptocurrency businesses, with a clear and supportive legal framework. The UAE has a growing ecosystem of cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses, providing a supportive environment for new businesses to get started.
A virtual program for global blockchain and non-fungible token (NFT) startups. The program seeks new and innovative ways to utilise Web3 to approach everyday challenges.
TDeFi is an incubator and advisor for Blockchain startups that provides access to world-class mentors, ecosystem support, marketing and community-building strategies, exchange listings, liquidity provisioning, and growth hacking partnerships.
The Sandbox Accelerator Program seeks to support the launch of new startups that will contribute to the growth and expansion of The Sandbox.
DMCC is making stride in terms of bringing the right people on board to deliver what`s necessary for founders of today and giving people the flexibility to run their Crypto companies here in Dubai.
We are so happy that we set up in the DMCC Crypto Centre because there`s so much support within the network, within such a huge eco-system, access to investors, access to market makers. Everyone is so excited that we`re partnering with DMCC.
We see DMCC as the number one option for ourselves in terms of growth and the benefits that we have received.
It is becoming increasingly clear that crypto and blockchain technologies have an enormous potential to advance global trade. Dubai has recognised this potential, and the DMCC Crypto Centre will fully support our mandate to attract and promote trade through the emirate. With the DMCC Crypto Centre providing a progressive and supportive regulatory environment, a strong pool of industry talent, and an ecosystem that provides access to capital, resources and opportunities to crypto firms, we are perfectly placed to support crypto businesses from across the world.