Freezone (Offshore) LLC

Key steps to start a business in an Oman Free zone

Oman’s free zones offer an inclusive advisory one stop shop service to help international companies set up. These services include:

  • • Submission of the online application form from the website
  • • Application review
    • ◦ Company and chamber of commerce registration
    • ◦ Tenancy agreement (for the lease of the land plot)
    • ◦ Municipality certificate
    • ◦ Ministries registration
    • ◦ Visa and PRO processing and support
  • • Company incorporation and issuing of FZ license
    • ◦ Incorporation of FZ company
      • ◦ Issuance of FZ licence

Capital Requirement

There is no official minimum capital requirement. On submitting your application form each free zone will request access to your business plan and will need some assurances that the applicant has sufficient working capital commensurate with the requirement.

Bondoni Freezone services

Bondoni’s free zone services complement The Free zone’s services.

As soon as an international company decides to setup a company in The Free zone, Bondoni’s services are geared to advice, support and implement from Day One. 

Bondoni facilitates introductions to the appropriate professional advisers starting with The Free Zone Client Services team and other professional advisers such as banks, real estate, finance, HR tender specialist’s translators etc.

Based on our tested company formation methodology Bondoni offers two primary services:

  • • Business Facilitation Accelerator Services“Bondoni Business Quadrants”
  • • Ongoing Management and compliance Services  Management and compliance

As time is normally of the essence, these services are deliverable-oriented and are geared to be completed within fixed timeframes.

Business Facilitation Accelerator Services. (Bondoni Quadrants)

Unless companies are familiar with Oman’s business community, it can be extremely stressful, preoccupying and time consuming to select the best local business partners for the newly established business.

Exclusively to our clients Bondoni offers a bespoke business facilitation service to help speed up the company formation process. With our pre-qualified partners, we provide specifically:

  • • The Free Zone Port – Business account management
  • • Bank opening process – bank selection
  • • Financial – tax and audit advice, bookkeeping, debt collection
  • • PRO Services – post business setup (customs and excise additional visas)
  • • HR strategy – Omanisation policies, recruitment, localizing HR handbooks.
  • • Market research – strategic, customer services etc.
  • • Marketing strategy – logo design, local websites, business cards and marketing collateral
  • • Contract tender consultancy – international tender experience with local knowledge of competitors
  • • Translation and printing services – legal and professional documentation

Annual Management and Compliance Services

Once the initial company has been registered and trading, our ongoing corporate advisory services are always available to ensure that the newly formed business continues to meet local regulations. Typical examples are:

  • ◦ Corporate changes throughout the year
  • ◦ Guidance on share transfers
  • ◦ Regulatory approvals and renewals
  • ◦ Link with PRO services
  • ◦ Meeting attendance
  • ◦ Local advice and contacts.

These services are especially beneficial to owners who are not permanently based in Oman or who have small teams who do not have the time, contacts or knowledge of the local services and compliance.

For further procedural ad financial details please download a free zone guide.

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