Dubai Knowledge City Village Freezone

About Knowledge Village

As the name suggests, Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) also known as Dubai Knowledge Park is a free zone which is into professional learning, training, and human resources. It is the only free zone in the world dedicated to housing human resource management, recruitment, consultancy, executive search, vocational training and professional development companies.

With over 3000 professionals and 500 business partners, DKV is the best free zone for investors and companies that provides various businesses from music to cooking, languages, coaching and much more. This free zone aims to make UAE a knowledge based economy.

If you are planning to set up business in DKV, here are three of their features that makes them stand out as a free zone dedicated to human resources and learning:

In5 Centers

The in5 Centers encourages ideas and business into their next big phase of growth creative spaces, training and mentorship programs, networking events and access to other investors in the industry. Whether you are a start-up or an established businesses looking to expand their territory, in5 offers the following 5 benefits that’s beneficial for your business:

  • Business setup
  • Creative workspaces
  • Mentorship Workshops and events
  • Access to investors

They also offer an incubation program, an annual membership as well as venues and equipment hire which helps even young entrepreneurs and gives them an ease to run their business.


DKV is very supportive of individual talents who wants to make it into the professional world with freelancing. The free zone offers many benefits like networking with industry professionals and providing an online platform where freelancers can connect with industry professionals who needs a freelancer for hire.


Investors can join Dubai’s retail community and explore the numerous benefits and business booming potential it has to offer.

Types of company formation in DKV:

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)
  • Branch of a Foreign Company
  • Freelancer

Types of licenses available in DKV:

  • Freelance Permit
  • Commercial License

Business activities you can conduct in DKV:

  • Computer training
  • Language training
  • Fine arts training
  • Tutoring services
  • Technical and occupational skills
  • Professional and management development training
  • Child skills development training
  • Human resource consultancy
  • Content development
  • Assessment and training
  • Freelancing and association

Main benefits of a business set up in DKV:

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • No corporate or income taxes
  • Complete exemption from customs duty
  • Ideal business environment for clients
  • Simple legal framework
  • Fast track immigration process that leads to more accessibility to knowledge workers
  • Well-known local and international professionals and experts

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