• Qatar Free Zones. Built to Innovate

    Qatar Free Zones.
    Built to Innovate

    At the heart of the Gulf region, Qatar Free Zones is a new and highly attractive proposition for companies looking to invest to grow their business globally

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  • Positioned for Progress.

    Positioned for
    Progress.

    Our two free zones are strategically placed near Qatar's world class airport and port, offering impressive connectivity

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  • The Best Things in Life Are Free.

    World Class
    Incentives.

    From essential infrastructure and facilities, to ease of shipping and customs, Qatar is poised to become a major investment destination.

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UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL OF THE QATAR FREE ZONES

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ABOUT US

Qatar FZA

The Qatar Free Zone Authority (QFZA) is an independent authority created in 2018 to to oversee and regulate world-class free zones in Qatar, offering outstanding opportunities and benefits for businesses seeking to expand globally.

Our Purpose

We are committed to stimulating Qatar’s economic development through attracting foreign direct investment in the free zones and encouraging domestic investors to expand internationally, leading Qatar into a new era of prosperity.

Our Vision

A diversified and flourishing Qatari economy, through developing the right business partnerships for Qatar.

Our Strategy

Offering global and domestic businesses a perfect opportunity to invest in the Gulf region to enhance their operations, from providing a clear regulatory framework supported by the government to financial resources that enable business to flourish.

Our Mandate

The Free Zones Authority was established by Law No. (34) of 2005, as amended by Legislative Decree No. (21) of 2017. The Authority is responsible for the development and regulation of free zones in the State of Qatar, in accordance with the strategy and direction of the State.

 

FREE ZONE OFFERINGS

Creating a positive economic ecosystem in which businesses can thrive

INFRASTRUCTUREINFRASTRUCTURE

QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE

State of the art office facilities, large flexible land options, and access to world class transport systems

SKILLED WORKFORCESKILLED WORKFORCE

SKILLED WORKFORCE

Skilled foreign workforce availability and a progressive visa regime

FULL OWNERSHIPFULL OWNERSHIP

FULL OWNERSHIP

100% foreign ownership of your business, with full capital repatriation

INVESTMENT FUNDINVESTMENT FUND

INVESTMENT FUND

Potential access to a $3 billion dollar government backed fund specially dedicated to promote growth

PAYMENT EXEMPTIONSPAYMENT EXEMPTIONS

EXEMPTIONS

20 years of corporate tax holidays, no individual income taxes, and zero customs duties on imports

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITYPARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

JVs with national champion companies

THE ZONES

Fostering rapid economic growth and promoting industry diversification

Ras Bufontas - Airport Free Zone

Ras Bufontas is situated 6 km away from world-renowned Hamad International Airport. As a leader in freight and passenger operations and efficiency, let Ras Bufontas and HIA take your business to new heights. Recommended industries include logistics, consumer products, light manufacturing, services, technology and applications, and pharmaceuticals.

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Ras Bufontas
Um Alhoul

Um Alhoul - Port Free Zone

A 34km2 free zone near Hamad Port, the world’s largest Greenfield port, Um Alhoul Free Zone is set to become a major factor in Qatar’s imports and exports. It offers a wealth of resources and connectivity, already capturing 27% of trade in the GCC region. Invest here to improve your global supply chain. Recommended industries include maritime industries, polymers and plastics, advanced manufacturing, and logistics.

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SERVICES

Location Analysis

Our team of industry specialists will help you find the most sutible location within our zones to optimize your business

Setup Navigation and Support

Helping make your transition as easy as possible through quick and reliable support

Real Estate

Fully serviced plots with options of pre-built offices, and industrial and warehousing units

Market Entry

Offering our industry expertise to help maximize your position in your target market, launching you into Qatar and beyond

Services

 

KEY SECTORS

With all that Qatar has to offer, from its competitive advantages in natural gas to the strategic location and benefits of its free zones, it is best positioned to suit the following industry sectors

  • LOGISTICS
    LOGISTICS
  • CHEMICALS
    CHEMICALS

RESOURCES

Downstream Chemicals

Chemicals


Companies Regulations

Companies Regulations


Licensing Regulations

Licensing Regulations


Model Articles of Association

Model Articles of Association


Logistics

Logistics


Brochure

Brochure


Establishment Law - English

Establishment Law


MEET OUR MANAGEMENT

Our team of highly trained and experienced professionals are dedicated to providing world-class services and support on foreign investment projects.

 

WHY QATAR?

An economic power at the centre of a dynamic and growing region, Qatar has all the right ingredients for investing and is a great place for business.

It has a rapidly growing and prosperous economy, supported by a stable government and a friendly business environment. Over the last few decades it has focused on developing a skilled workforce,through a strong education system and institutions such as Qatar University, empowering Qataris so that they are able to sustain and support their country’s growth.

Qatar is more than just an exceptional business environment, it's also a fantastic place to live. The country boasts extremely low crime rates, world-class schools and universities, cultural attractions, and a focus on new and extensive infrastructure, from its just-opened metro to a range of infrastructure to support the World Cup 2022.

As Qatar continues to position itself as a global powerhouse, there has never been a better time or place to invest your future. Will you seize the opportunity?

Ras Bufontas - Airport Free Zone

Um Alhoul - Port Free Zone

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Qatar Free Zones Authority

6th Floor, General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers Building
P.O. Box 258
Doha, Qatar

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