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Fintech Festival - India
Special Offer

DIFC Innovation Licence is subsidised for a period of 2 to 5 years at a rate of USD 1,500 per annum and gives you access to co-working space and discounted visas.


About DIFC

World-class business and lifestyle destination

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region


DIFC has a close to 20-year track record of facilitating trade and investment flows across MEASA. The region comprises 72 countries with a combined population of around three billion people and a nominal GDP of approximately USD8 trillion.


The Centre connects the fast-growing markets of the MEASA region with the economies of Asia, Europe, and the Americas through Dubai.



100 per cent business ownership


Independent regulatory environment 


Access to local and international network


Business set up in

three steps

Why you need the
DIFC innovation licence?

The DIFC Innovation Licence serves as a launch pad for relevant and cutting-edge technology firms across all different sectors; enabling you to tap into tech innovations across the MEASA region.

The DIFC Innovation Licence is a Commercial Licence with a subsidised fee structure open to all technology and innovation firms, enabling growth at any stage. This licence caters to firms interested in developing or testing new, novel, or innovative products.


By taking advantage of this offer, companies can benefit from:

  • Highly subsidised commercial licence costs

  • Highly subsidised co-working space costs

  • Subsidised visa costs 

  • Up to 4 visas on the first desk


 Also, get additional support from our team to help you establish and operate your business seamlessly.


Attractive pricing 

Commercial Licence

USD 1,500

Registration Fee

USD 100


Co-Working Space

USD 250


Data Protection


DIFC growth facts

Some of the start-ups at DIFC


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DIFC is committed to preserving your privacy in line with applicable data protection laws, including DIFC Law No 5 of 2020 ("DP Law 2020").  As such, we provide this notice to help you understand how we process your personal data and most importantly, your rights to access and control our use of it. We encourage you to review the DIFC Online Privacy Policy , which includes information about how to contact our DPO, what type of personal data we process, and retention and safeguards in place to protect personal data. Per our Privacy Policy, if you permit DIFC to keep your personal data, we will not share it with third parties unless you tell us we may do so.

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