Some of the important certificates
Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA) grants the Emirates Quality Mark (EQM) to products that can demonstrate compliance with the relevant UAE national standards, regional and/or international standards, and are manufactured by an organisation implementing an effective Quality Management System.
ESMA grants this to bodies that are technically competent to perform specific tasks described in the accreditation scope document.
ESMA grants this to licensed laboratories that meet minimum requirements of competence.
Ministry of Finance issues tax domicile certificate to eligible government entities, companies and individuals to claim exemption from being taxed on income earned in the UAE.
The licence to use Halal National mark is issued for products according to the technical requirements of the Cabinet Resolution No. 10 for the year 2014.
The tax registration certificate is issued by Federal Tax Authority to VAT-registered businesses according to the registration criteria. Before having this certificate, companies receive a tax registration number which enable them to charge tax and register for tax return.
Ministry of Finance issues valued added tax certificate to eligible companies and individuals to claim exemption from value added tax.
Ministry of Economy issues Certificate of Origin to companies to prove the origin of a product and claim exemption from the Customs authorities.
Other business certificates issued by Ministry of Economy are:
- Building completion certificate
Municipalities in the respective emirates issues building completion certificate to construction companies if the building has been completed as per the relevant laws, regulations and procedures.
Find links related to each emirate.