Self-service portal user manual
Prior applying: what is business plan and licensing
Prior to completing the application forms, you are advised to undertake some preparation steps:
- Decide what type of business you want to carry out and check whether your activity falls under:
- Regulated Activities;
- Market Activities;
- Ancillary Services.
Please follow this link to access the guidebook on activities. If your activity is regulated, please start with the Authorisation section;
- If your activity is non-regulated, please proceed to the Registration section. Please access the registration guidebook here for more details on legal forms;
- Familiarise yourself with the applicable AIFC Rules and Regulations and be prepared to show how you will comply with them. Please click here to access the AIFC legislation.