TAX RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE IN UAE

Tax Residency Certificate or sometimes called as Tax Domicile Certificate is an official certificate or document which is issued by Ministry of Finance of UAE to either Companies inside UAE for at least 1 year of age or Individual with UAE residency visa / permanently residing in the UAE for at least minimum of 180 Days.

This Official Certificate is used to fully utilize the advantages of the extensive double tax treaties and to take advantage of double taxation avoidance agreements signed by the UAE with over 76 Countries in the World and this certificate valid for one year from the date of its issue.

This Official Tax Residency Certificate in UAE is not Applicable to Offshore Companies (International Business Companies).

The Required Documents for Tax Residency Certificate will depend on the type of Applications: -

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
FOR TAX RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE (COMPANIES):

For Companies operating in the region and have completed more than one year of business operations, following documents are required for applying the tax Residency Certificate in UAE.

  Valid Company Trade License Copy

  Establishment contract certified by official authorities (if it is not a Sole Company).

  Shareholders & Manager Passport Copy

  Shareholders & Manager Residence Visa

  Shareholders & Manager Emirates ID

  Certified copy of the latest audited financial Statement/Audit Report

  Latest and validated 6-month Company bank statement

  Certified copy of Company lease agreement or Tenancy Contract

  Tax forms (if any) from the country in which the certificate is to be submitted.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR
TAX RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE (INDIVIDUALS):

For Individuals, following documents are required for applying the tax Residency Certificate in UAE.

  Passport Copy

  UAE Residence Visa Copy

  Emirates ID Copy

  A certified copy of (residential) lease agreement or Tenancy Contract Copy

  Latest Salary certificate.

  Latest & validated 6-month bank statement

  A report from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs specifying the number of days      the resident has stayed in the UAE.

  Tax forms (if any) from the country in which the certificate is to be submitted.

TIME SPAN

  4-5 working days for Pre-approval processing.

  5-7 working days for the issuance of UAE TAX Residency Certificate once it is approved.