The Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) is an independent authority created in 2018 to oversee and regulate world-class free zones in Qatar, offering outstanding opportunities and benefits for businesses seeking to expand globally.
QFZA develops and regulates world-class free zones in Qatar, delivering long-term solutions for businesses while supporting Qatar’s continued growth and diversification. Qatar’s free zones provide an ideal platform for companies to expand across the region and world. As an authority, we are also focused on raising awareness of Qatar as a great place to live and work.
To be the world’s best free zones by offering state-of-the-art infrastructure and unparalleled global connectivity, backed by a commitment to sustainability and the ease of doing business.
1. Pursue partnerships with promising companies of all shapes and sizes, with a particular focus on those operating in key sectors where Qatar has a strong value proposition such as logistics, chemicals and emerging technology.
2. Offer top-of-the line infrastructure, a range of globally competitive incentives, and lands right next to Qatar’s leading airport and seaport.
3. Serve as a one-stop shop for companies setting up in Qatar, making it easy to establish operations and benefit from all the free zones have to offer.
QFZA was established in 2018 to develop and oversee Qatar’s new free zones. The authority was established by Law No. (34) of 2005, as amended by Legislative Decree No. (21) of 2017.
Creating a positive economic ecosystem in which businesses can thrive
State-of-the-art office facilities, large flexible land options, and access to world-class transport systems
20 years of corporate tax holidays, no individual income taxes, and zero custom duties on imports
Fostering rapid economic growth and promoting industry diversification
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.
A 34km2 free zone near Hamad Port, the world’s largest Greenfield port, Umm 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.
Our team of industry specialists will help you find the most suitable location within our zones to optimize your business.
Helping make your transition as easy as possible through quick and reliable support.
Fully serviced plots with options of pre-built offices, and industrial and warehousing units.
Offering our industry expertise to help maximize your position in your target market, launching you into Qatar and beyond.
Our team of highly trained and experienced professionals are dedicated to providing world-class services and support on foreign investment projects.
An economic power at the center 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?