The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development has added 11 additional commercial activities to the list of freelancing professional licenses that allow persons to undertake commercial activities from anywhere in the globe, including citizens, residents, and non-residents. These activities are governed by the sole proprietorship's standard operating rules.
Accounting and auditing, as well as analyzing and reviewing accounting and auditing systems, Shariah review consultancy for Islamic financial institution transactions, tax consultations, electronic networks, electronic security, innovation and artificial intelligence, information technology network services, design and programming of electronic chips, and database system and electronic chip design are among the new activities added by the Department.
The Undersecretary of ADDED, Abdulkarim Al Blooshi, stated that new license will improve the business environment in Abu Dhabi by offering more technological job opportunities, as Abu Dhabi strives to attract and retain top-tier talents and experts.
He also stated that the addition of new commercial activities to the license is part of the department's desire to improve Abu Dhabi's services industry. ADDED has also issued 1784 licenses since the announcement of the Freelance Professional License, according to Al Blooshi.
Furthermore, Al Blooshi stated that this license will benefit Abu Dhabi's economy by allowing individuals to work remotely and earn additional income. Moreover, the Freelance Professional License has numerous benefits for businesses because it enables them to provide better services to their customers.
The candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the relevant field or industry or have received an academic or professional achievement in that field, to obtain the license. The holder of the license is entitled to a valid residence visa for himself and his family.
Those interested in applying for a Freelance Professional License can learn more about the program's commercial activities and requirements by visiting the website at Dhanguard