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Cancelling companies' licenses and their branches

Abu Dhabi Business Centre Potential Investor eService

​Establishments and branches Licenses Cancellation

  • Visit the Information Center (reception) to obtain the necessary information and the licensing form, or call, or check our electronic services:
  • After obtaining the required documents, visit any Customer Service Center or branch of the Department to submit the application.
  • All required documents shall be submitted as electronic copies in PDF format. Originals shall be presented for verification.

Required Documents:

  • Commercial license cancellation application form
  • Commercial license certificate
  • Copies of valid passports of concerned persons.
  • Copies of the Family Book of UAE citizens.
  • A copy of the signatures authentication duly attested by the Notary Public.
  • Letter from license holder requesting the license cancellation
  • Obtaining approvals or discharges from the concerned parties after publishing the notice of cancellation in one of the local newspapers.


  • If the legal form of the license is an establishment owned by a (foreign) investor, a service agent contract cancellation and a license cancellation shall be attached.
  • The application submittal: The License Application Form shall be submitted by the concerned person or by a legally authorized representative.
  • The fines related to the license, if any, shall be settled.
  • A copy of the Board of Directors’ decision concerning the cancellation of the branch (for the branches of companies).
  • Licenses that are not renewed for three consecutive years at least shall be cancelled.
Terms and Conditions apply.

Electronic Documents Conditions:

All the required documents shall be attached in a CD or a Flash Memory as follows:
  • The documents shall be in PDF format.
  • The copy shall be clear, neither dark nor bright.
  • The documents shall be labeled (Lease Agreement, Partnership Agreement…).
  • The average size of documents is 70 Kbytes.
Documents and papers shall be organized as follows:​
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Special Conditions:
Required Documents:

For applications follow up call: 800555– Email

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