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With Dubai’s hot climate, the air-conditioning service business ensures comfortable and regulated indoor temperatures across different sectors.
Air-Condition Trading or Air-Conditioning Service Business in Dubai refers to the commercial activity of buying, selling, and trading air-conditioning systems and related equipment. It involves providing comprehensive services, including installing, maintaining, and repairing air-conditioning units for residential, commercial, and industrial applications.
4520.94 Auto Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance
Apply for your business license under Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, and choose the business activity Auto Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance with activity code 4520.94.
Having an Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance business license from Meydan Free Zone allows you to conduct various activities related to the maintenance and repair of car air-conditioning systems. For example, you can provide services such as troubleshooting and fixing issues with the air-conditioning system, cleaning and replacing filters, repairing or replacing faulty components, and ensuring optimal system performance.
In addition to repair and maintenance services, your license permits you to sell materials related to air-conditioning repair and maintenance. However, this is limited to non-commercial quantities. This means that while you can sell items such as air-conditioning refrigerants, replacement parts, or cleaning agents, you are not allowed to engage in large-scale commercial sales of these materials. The sale of such materials is meant to support your repair and maintenance activities rather than operate as a standalone commercial venture.
With your business license for Auto Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance, you are allowed to perform various activities related to the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles. These activities include mechanical repairs, electrical repairs, repair of electronic injection systems, regular servicing, bodywork repairs, repair of motor vehicle parts, washing, polishing, and more. Additionally, you can engage in spraying and painting, repair of screens and windows, repair of motor vehicle seats, repair and fitting of tyres and tubes, anti-rust treatment, and install parts and accessories that are not part of the manufacturing process.
Your Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance business license does not allow retreading or rebuilding of tyres.
4759.89 Air-Condition Trading
Apply for your business license underRetail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household articles in specialized stores and choose the business activity Air-Condition Trading with activity code 4759.89.
With your Air-Condition Trading license Meydan Free Zone, you have the flexibility to buy and sell these different types of air-conditioning equipment, catering to various customer needs and preferences. This includes central air-conditioning units, window air-conditioning units, and split units, regardless of whether they are connected to a general central air-conditioning system or not.
For instance, you can source and sell central air-conditioning units that are typically used in commercial buildings or larger residential complexes. Similarly, you can trade window air-conditioning units that are commonly used in individual rooms or smaller spaces. Additionally, your license allows you to resell split units. Split units consist of indoor and outdoor components and are commonly used in residential settings. They provide localized cooling for specific areas within a building.
Your Air-Condition Trading license enables you to participate in the retail sale of various categories of products. These include retail sales of household furniture, articles for lighting, household utensils and cutlery, crockery, glassware, china and pottery, wooden, cork, and wickerwork goods, household appliances, musical instruments and scores, security systems (such as locking devices, safes, and vaults) without installation or maintenance services, as well as household articles and other equipment not classified in other activity codes.
Your business activity excludes retail sales of antiques. For example, you cannot engage in the retail sale of second-hand books, retail sale of other second-hand goods, retail sale of antiques, and activities of auctioning houses (retail).
Terms and Guidelines for Air-Condition Trading in Dubai
The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection Sector of the Department of Economic Development has established specific terms and guidelines that must be adhered to when engaging in Air-Condition Trading business activity in Dubai. It is essential to follow these guidelines while conducting your Air-Condition Trading operations.
4773.35 Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading
Apply for your trade license under Other Retail Sale of New Goods in Specialized Stores and choose as business activity Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading with activity code 4773.35.
Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading license from Meydan Free Zone permits you to resell air-conditioning and refrigeration spare parts and components, enabling your businesses to trade various products related to these systems.
Here are some examples of the types of spare parts and components that you can trade under Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading license:
With your Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading, you can engage in the retail sale of photographic, optical, and precision equipment. Moreover, you can engage in the retail sale of watches, clocks, and jewelry, the retail sale of flowers, plants, seeds, fertilizers, pet animals and pet food, the retail sale of souvenirs, craftwork, and religious articles. You can also perform the activities of opticians and activities of commercial art galleries with your license. Besides selling household fuel oil, bottled gas, coal, and wood, retailing cleaning materials, weapons and ammunition, stamps and coins, and non-food items, your license also covers retailing cleaning materials.
Trading activities 4520.94 (Auto Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance), 4759.89 (Air-Condition Trading), and 4773.35 (Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading) do not require any additional approvals to carry out their business operations. These Air-Condition Trading or Air-Conditioning Service Business activities can be conducted without requiring further third-party approvals or permissions.
Economic Substance Return
Trading activities 4520.94 (Auto Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance), 4759.89 (Air-Condition Trading), and 4773.35 (Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading) are not required to comply with regulatory requirements like Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) or Economic Substance Regulations (ESR).
Economic Substance Regulations (ESR) in Dubai aim to ensure that companies conducting certain business activities in the UAE maintain an adequate level of economic substance within the country, in compliance with international standards and commitments to prevent unfair taxation practices. Wherein Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) refers to the individual(s) who ultimately own or control a company or entity, and in Dubai, it is a regulatory requirement to disclose and keep accurate records about these individuals.
Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance in Dubai encompasses the regulatory measures and procedures to prevent and detect money laundering and terrorist financing activities within the jurisdiction, ensuring the financial system’s integrity. AML regulations do not apply to Trading activities 4520.94 (Auto Air-Condition Repair & Maintenance), 4759.89 (Air-Condition Trading), and 4773.35 (Air-Condition, Refrigeration Spare Parts & Components Trading) in Dubai.