What is Launch Pad?
Please check About section.
What is Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA)?
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) is a 100% government-owned free zone that promotes modern technology based industries with urban master-planned community, state-of-the-art-infrastructure and in-house business services
What kind of Companies can join Launch Pad?
Most licensing as per Dubai Economic Department subject to approval from Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA)
I'm not an Emirati, can i join Launch Pad?
Yes, Launch Pad is open to all nationalities
Do you need an Emirati Partner to set up a company in Launch Pad?
No, Launch Pad is located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, a Dubai Government Free zone. As such, all companies who become members of Launch Pad receive the full free zone benefits including 100% ownership. It is a one stop-shop company registration with simplified visa procedures.
Is Launch Pad open on weekends?
Yes, members have access to our space on days from 7:45 am to 9:00 pm
Does one have to visit the space regularly?
The membership in Launchpad offers felxibility on the visits to Qiso Cafe.The License activity will also offer flexibility on space visits
What company activities are accepted in Launch Pad?
Our team will consult and offer the best possible activity for your business idea.
Do I need to be in Dubai to apply for Launch Pad coworking membership?
No, It's not necessary to be in Dubai to apply for your coworking space in Launch Pad. However once the initial application has been approved and you have paid the fees all partners will have to visit Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) to sign the legal documents.
Am I allowed to use a company name?
Yes, you are allowed
What name will appear on my cheques?
Your trade license name. This is what you will trade as.
Who will be my point of contact if I need to follow up on my application status?
You will be in touch with our team on from 9 am to 6:30 pm Saturday to Thursday.
Does the AED 7,000 include license and visa fee?
No, This is just the cost for the Launch Pad membership. You will pay seperately for License and Visa
How much time will it take to get the permit?
Once your application has been approved, it should take between 15 working days
How can I apply?
Get in touch with our representative
Is there parking available?
Yes, you will get a free parking. please contact a member of our team for further information
Do you offer trial days where i can try working at our space to see if it's right for me?
Yes, we would love to host you at our space. In fact, we recommend that you try it out! please contact a member of our team to make an appointment so that we can welocme you on your day of choice
What are the bank account opening procedures?
Launchpad can assist you with opening bank accounts. We will ask the bank to send their representative to our offices, minimising your waiting time and avoiding the inconvenience of going to the bank and having to wait in line
How can I settle my fees?
You can pay by bank transfer, credit card, cheque, banker's draft or with cash at our office.
Why are your fees lower than your competitors?
Launchpad wants to support SMEs to make the most out of business opportunities in the UAE.
How long does the incorporation process take?
Incorporation can take as little as five working days or up to three weeks. The initial stage is the trade name registration. Once that is complete, it is a matter of gathering all the documentation required for that type of incorporation.
How long does the residence visa process take?
Clients may only apply for a residency visa once the company is established. This is a streamlined process; once the applicant has completed their medical examination, the results are electronically sent to the relevant naturalization and residency department after which the residency is issued and entered in the holder's passport.
Do I need to rent an office to get a license from DSOA?
Yes, office space is required. However, By joining launchpad membership is enough to get a company trade license from DSOA.
Can I just work in Launchpad for a day or week?
Currently Launchpad is only available for members who have set up their company within our space.
What type of Business Activities are permitted?
What are the documents required for company setup?
To establish your company, you simply need Business plan, Passport copy, Emirates ID, NOC from Launchpad, Initial approval fee AED 520.
Can i get PO box at Launchpad?
Yes, you can get. There will be additional charges for P.O. box of AED 500
Which facilities are available in Launchpad?
The benefits of Launchpad are: Flexi space at Qiso Cafe, High speed WIFI, Parking, Conference Room, Printing & Scanning & PRO services.
Where is the location of Launchpad?
Please click here to check the location of Launchpad Co Working Community