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Service Name
Renew Business License
Service Description
Any business license in Dubai must be renewed annually (or every 2 years if tenancy contract permits). The renewal process only requires a valid tenancy contract of the business location attested by Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Ejari) and approval of the business activity regulators (Local or Federal Government) based on the license business activities.
Fees Information
eService Information
Estimated Delivery Duration
Immediate - if no remarks are found on the license
Sub Services
Contact Department
Business Registration and Licensing Services
Contact Office
Business Registration and Licensing Division
Contact Phone
+971 4 4455555
Contact Fax
Contact Email
Stage Number Name Description Required Document Required Form
1 Visit any authorized service center or law firm Visit our authorized service centers or law firms which can process your request on behalf of DED
2 Submit Required Documents Submit a valid tenancy contract attested by Real Estate Regulatory Agency (Ejari)/ in case of individual property, property ownership certificate must be submitted. Provide business activity regulator approval -if applicable for your license-. Tenancy Contract/Property ownership certificate,
3 Pay service fees Pay the license renewal fees. For some business activity regulator approvals, the fees of the approver will be collected by DED. In other cases, you might be requested to visit the approver location in person. External Approvals,
4 Get your renewed license Your printed license will be handed to you upon payment.
Stage Number Name Description Required Document Required Form
1 Register in eServices This service requires registering in DED eServices by visiting DED website.
2 Fill online license renew form Fill the requested fields (license number and Ejari number).
3 Attach required documents "Submit a valid tenancy contract attested by Ejari. Provide business activity regulator approval -if applicable for your license-. For licenses which do not have a tenancy contract (example: private property, shared license location, locations not registered in Ejari (Dubai International Airport), Letter from arbitration, etc.) the customer will have to visit DED (or its authorized service centers/law firms) in person for this step." Tenancy Contract, External Approvals,
4 Pay service fees You can use ePay, or pay through any payment channel (mPay, Afaq, authorized banks, bank transfer)
5 Get your renewed license Softcopy of your renewed license will be available under your online account. You can print it whenever required.
Required Document
Attachment Name Mandatory/Optional
Tenancy Contract/Property ownership certificate Mandatory
External Approvals Mandatory
Tenancy Contract Mandatory

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