Dubai Silicon Oasis

Our vision is to make Dubai silicon Oasis (DSO) one of the world’s leading centers of advanced electronic innovation, design and development, H.H general Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, crown price of dubai and UAE defence minister. 

UAE has the region’s first dedicated centre for electronic designed and innovation centre at DSO. The region has been identified as one of the four global technology hot-spots with an expected 15 per cent growth rate in IT spending and DSO is poised to lead development of the semi conductor industry in the region. 

DSO is committed to creating the world’s integrated microelectronics technology park to provide an end–to–end shared turnkey facilities for the semi-conductor industries. 

This emerging community is provided with infrastructure and services to ensure fast-tracks start-up, minimizing time to market and produce the most cost-effective business operating environment possible.



Perfectly located in Dubai, DSO is in the trade crossroads of Europe and Asia. Easy access to Dubai’s International Airport, Seaport (Jebel Ali Port) and Dubai’s central business district. 

  • 1.General activities
  • 2.Information technology
  • 3.Telecommunications equipments Electronic, computer hardware
  • 4.Software development & solutions
  • 5.Consultancy & business development
  • 6.Electrical appliances & equipment
  • 7.Engineering related to technology
  • 8.Logistics
  • 9.IT Security
  • 10.Talent development and recruitment
  • 11.Pharmaceutical
  • 12.Microelectronics
  • 13.IC design
  • 14.EDA tools
  • 15.IP protection
  • 16.IT services

There are three types of licenses according to the company’s requirement:


Allows the registered entity to carry out only specified services. 


Allows the registered entity to import raw material, manufacture, process, assemble, package and export the finished product. 


Allows the registered entity to import, export, and distribute the items specified in the license. 


  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Zero personal taxation
  • Zero corporate taxation
  • State of the art IT infrastructure – fiber rings, WiFi coverage, on-site data center, high speed Internet access, full suite of services
  • “plug & play“ offices (terms & conditions apply)
  • Subsidized top-end EDA tools (terms & conditions & apply)
  • Rapid employee visa processing
  • Streamline customs clearance
  • Business support facilities: business lounge, conference facilities, banking, customs authority, postal authority, travel agency, cleaning and maintenance
  • Investment incentive of 100% repatriation of capital
  • Stringent IP laws and support
  • Thriving urban community with core technology zone, surrounded by a master-planned residential environment, consisting of villas, technologically advanced commercial and residential high-rise buildings
  • Fast-track business set-up