Department of Dubai Economic Development (DED)

The Department of Economic Development (DED) is the government body entrusted to set and drive the economic agenda of the emirate of Dubai, UAE. The DED supports the structural transformation of Dubai into a diversified, innovative service-based economy that aims to improve the business environment and accelerate productivity growth. The DED and its agencies develop economic plans and policies, identify and support the growth of strategic sectors, and provide services to domestic and international investors and businesses. The DED is also a proud winner of the Distinguished Government Entity in the Dubai Government Excellence Programme 2012 Streamline and simplify DED core transactional services of business registration, enforcement of orderly business cond​uct and trademark protection Improve DED Group advisory services related to SME development and funding, export promotion and FDI attraction Enhance the business environment by facilitating economic policy development, upgrading key business regulations and providing accurate analysis and forecasts on macro and sector level for the business community Become smart in our service delivery and communications with the public and business community by utilizing modern technology and digital services Increase the efficiency of corporate support services and the sense of engagement among our people Service description AMAF Smart Application : Presenting smart services through the AMAF Smart app to provide two crucial services: Payment Requests and Certificates to Whom It May Concern


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Initial approvals are issued by DED for all businesses within Dubai land (free zones are not incl...

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Records of inspection visits within Dubai Land. Some Gov. Dept. are integrating with DED in inspe...

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Business licenses within the main land of Dubai not the Free Zones. There are four types of licen...

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Temporary and permanent permits obtained through a license for campaign or supporting activities....

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Registration of business licenses within the main land of Dubai not the Free Zones.