Dubai Design District (D3) Free Zone

Dubai Design District (D3) was founded in 2013 to encourage growth and investment in markets like digital media, arts, design, and fashion. As of today, the Dubai Design District Free Zone is a pioneer in the Middle East providing a range of media and design workshops, trade shows, brand launches, fashion events, art shows, and media conferences among others. The Dubai Design District is certainly a one of its kind ecosystem that nourishes the up and coming brands in fashion, retail, luxury, and hospitality.

Dubai Design District is the latest of Free Zone business parks by TECOM Investments. The heartbeat of the design scene in Middle East, the Dubai Design District offices now cater to design, fashion and luxury industries around the world. The vision of creating a world class creative community that engages, nurtures and promotes local, regional and global design talent is what makes Dubai Design District the map of innovation. In the midst of this, Business Lex Group has been a driving factor in helping startups and brands settle and grow in the Dubai Design District location.

As of today, Dubai Design District is home to state of the art headquarters, offices, studios, and ateliers of leading local and global brands. The Dubai Design District logo compliments the ambitions of the Free Zone in becoming a frontrunner in the world of design, fashion, and arts!


No currency restrictions

0% personal income tax

No limit on capital repatriation

0% corporate tax for the first 50 years

No restrictions on hiring foreign talent

Community living seamlessly integrated

Get incepted in the world’s first design ecosystem

Special licensing for design and fashion with freelance permits for artists and designers

The innovative ecosystem shares a prime location with Business Bay, Dubai Mall, and Burj Khalifa

Dubai Design District issues commercial or service license as Free Zone licenses. Commercial licensing means that your company may either be registered as a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (owned by a natural or a corporate) or a Branch Company (a branch of either an existing UAE company or a foreign company). Freelance permits enable individuals to work as a sole proprietor for the specified activity.

The following segments are available for the license obtained in Dubai Design District: Marketing
Services, Fashion, Luxury, Design, E-commerce, Ancillary services, Beauty care, Event management, Media &Marketing services, Freelancer, Service provider, Consultancy and others.