How to start LED Lights Trading or Lighting Equipment Trading with Meydan Free Zone?

Lights Trading or Lighting Equipment Trading in Dubai involves the buying, selling, and distributing of lighting fixtures, lamps, and bulbs, including the trading of LED lights and related accessories. As a lights or lighting equipment trader, you can engage in the wholesale or retail sale of these products, catering to commercial and residential customers. This business activity allows you to offer a wide range of lighting solutions to meet the diverse needs and preferences of individuals, businesses, and organizations.

4649.04 Wholesale of Lighting Equipment

Apply for a business license under Wholesale of Other Household Goods and choose the business activity Wholesale of lighting equipment with activity code 4649.04.

Wholesale of lighting equipment refers to buying lighting products in large quantities from manufacturers or distributors and selling them to retailers, contractors, or other businesses at a wholesale price. This involves purchasing, storing, and distributing a wide range of lighting equipment and fixtures, including but not limited to Light bulbs, Lamps and fixtures, Lighting control systems, Ballasts and transformers, and Commercial and industrial lighting.

As a wholesale supplier of lighting equipment, you can act as an intermediary between manufacturers, distributors, retailers, or other businesses. You can purchase lighting products in bulk, benefiting from economies of scale, and then sell them to customers at a wholesale price, allowing retailers and businesses to stock their inventory and fulfill the lighting needs of their customers.

Inclusions

With your Wholesale of lighting equipment trade license from Meydan Free Zone, you can engage in diverse wholesale trading activities, spanning various sectors such as furniture, electronics, pharmaceuticals, stationery, entertainment, fashion accessories, and more.

 Your Wholesale of lighting equipment trade license allows you to undertake various other trading activities. These include wholesale of household furniture, household appliances, and consumer electronics such as radio and TV equipment, CD and DVD players and recorders, stereo equipment, and video game consoles. Furthermore, you can wholesale cutlery, china glassware, woodenware, wickerwork, corkware, and related products.

Your license also permits you to engage in the wholesale of pharmaceutical and medical goods, perfumeries, cosmetics, and soaps, catering to the needs of these industries. Additionally, you can wholesale bicycles and their parts and accessories. Furthermore, your license allows for wholesale stationery, books, magazines, and newspapers, catering to businesses in the education, publishing, and office supplies sectors. 

You may also include the wholesale of photographic and optical goods such as sunglasses, binoculars, and magnifying glasses. In addition, your license covers the wholesale of recorded audio and video tapes, CDs, and DVDs, catering to the entertainment and media industry. Also, you can wholesale leather goods and travel accessories, providing a wide range of products in this category. Moreover, you are authorized to wholesale watches, clocks, and jewelry, offering a selection of timepieces and adornments. Your license likewise includes the wholesale of musical instruments, games, toys, and sports goods, catering to the recreational and leisure industries. Again, this allows you to offer various products in these categories.

Exclusions

Your trade license explicitly excludes certain activities from the scope of your wholesale trading operations. These exclusions include the wholesale of blank audio and video tapes, CDs, and DVDs, which means you cannot engage in the wholesale distribution of these media storage items. Additionally, your license does not permit the wholesale of radio and TV broadcasting equipment, indicating that you are not authorized to engage in the wholesale trade of equipment used in the broadcasting industry. Furthermore, the wholesale of office furniture is also excluded from your license, meaning you are not allowed to wholesale office furniture products. It’s important to note these exclusions to ensure compliance with the limitations and restrictions specified in your trade license.

4759.00 Retail Sale of Electrical Household Appliances, Furniture, Lighting Equipment and Other Household Articles in Specialized Stores

Apply for a business license for the Retail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household articles in specialized stores with activity code 4759.00.

With your trade license for the Retail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household articles in specialized stores, you can engage in a wide range of retail sales activities within specialized stores. 

Your license allows for the retail sale of articles for lighting. This means you can offer customers various lighting products, including lamps, fixtures, bulbs, and other accessories. So whether customers are looking for functional lighting solutions or decorative pieces to enhance the ambiance of their homes, you can provide them with suitable options.

In addition to ale of articles for light, you can focus on retail sales in the retail sale of household furniture. This includes providing customers with various furniture items, such as sofas, chairs, tables, beds, cabinets, and other furnishings to enhance their living spaces. By offering a range of styles and designs, you can cater to different preferences and help customers create their desired interiors.

Furthermore, your license permits the retail sale of household utensils and cutlery. This category covers kitchen utensils, cookware, cutlery sets, and other essential culinary tools for everyday household use. Another aspect of retail sales covered by your license is the retail sale of crockery, glassware, and china pottery. 

Your license also allows for retail selling wooden, cork, and wickerwork goods. Additionally, your license covers the retail sale of household appliances, including a wide range of home electrical appliances. Furthermore, you can engage in the retail sale of musical instruments and scores. 

Moreover, your license permits the retail sale of security systems, explicitly locking devices, safes, and vaults, without installation or maintenance services. Your license also allows the retail sale of household articles and equipment (not elsewhere classified in the business activity). 

Exclusions

The scope of your Retail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household articles Trading license does not include the retail sales of antiques. 

4759.86 Light Fittings & Fixtures Trading

Apply for a business license under Retail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household articles in specialized stores and choose the business activity Light Fittings & Fixtures Trading with activity code 4759.86 

You can resell various lighting-related products with your Light Fittings & Fixtures Trading license from Meydan Free Zone. Your license allows you to focus on the trade of the following items:

  • Lighting Lamps: You can sell a wide range of lamps used for different purposes, such as incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes, LED lamps, halogen lamps, and other lighting sources.
  • Ornamental Ceiling Lamps (Except Crystal Chandeliers): You can resell decorative ceiling lamps that add aesthetic value to interior spaces. This may include ornate fixtures with various designs and materials, excluding crystal chandeliers specifically.
  • Switch Keys and Sockets: Your license permits the resale of switch keys and sockets, which are essential for controlling and providing electrical connections to lighting fixtures.
  • Electric Bells: This includes doorbells or chimes that produce sound when activated, typically used for alerting occupants or visitors.
  • Spotlights: You can offer spotlights, which are directional lighting fixtures that provide focused illumination onto specific areas or objects. These are commonly used for highlighting artwork, architectural features, or stage performances.
  • Garden and House Lighting Devices: Your license also covers the resale of lighting devices designed for outdoor and indoor spaces. You can sell garden and pathway lights, wall-mounted fixtures, and other lighting products to illuminate residential and commercial properties.

Inclusions

Your Light Fittings & Fixtures Trading license from Meydan Free Zone allows you to resell lighting lamps, ornamental ceiling lamps (except crystal chandeliers), switch keys, and sockets. You can trade electric bells, spotlights, and garden and house lighting devices. 

Exclusions

Your Light Fittings & Fixtures Trading license excludes retail sales of antiques.

4773.33 Lighting Equipment & Requisites Trading

Apply for a business license under and choose business activity Lighting Equipment & Requisites Trading with activity code 4773.33.

With your Lighting Equipment & Requisites Trading license from Meydan Free Zone, you can resell outdoor lighting fixtures designed specifically for public gardens, parks, squares, airports, sports stadiums, and other similar spaces. This means you can offer a wide range of lighting solutions tailored to illuminate and enhance the aesthetic appeal of these outdoor environments.

In addition to reselling lighting fixtures, your license permits you to provide installation, repair, and maintenance services for the equipment you sell or deal in. This means you can offer comprehensive solutions to your customers by supplying the lighting fixtures and ensuring their proper installation, addressing any repair needs, and providing ongoing maintenance services. T

 Whether it’s illuminating pathways in a park, highlighting architectural features in a square, or providing efficient lighting solutions for airports and sports stadiums, your license qualifies you to offer the necessary lighting fixtures and services.

Inclusions

With your Lighting Equipment & Requisites Trading license, 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.

Third-Party Approvals

You do not need to obtain third-party approval in Dubai to conduct business activities such as wholesale of lighting equipment, retail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household goods in specialized stores, and Lighting Equipment & Requisites Trading.

Economic Substance Return

The activities of Wholesale of lighting equipment (4649.04), Retail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household articles in specialized stores (4759.00), Light Fitting & Fixtures Trading (4759.86), and Lighting Equipment & Requisites Trading (4773.33) in Dubai are exempt from certain regulatory requirements, such as Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) and Economic Substance Regulations (ESR). As these specific business activities fall outside the scope of UBO and ESR obligations, entities involved in these sectors are not required to comply with the corresponding regulatory requirements.

Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

Dubai’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance plays a crucial role in safeguarding the financial system’s integrity by implementing regulations and procedures to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. However, it’s important to note that AML regulations do not apply to specific business activities within Dubai. Activities Wholesale of lighting equipment (4649.04), Retail sale of electrical household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and other household articles in specialized stores (4759.00), Light Fitting & Fixtures Trading (4759.86), and Lighting Equipment & Requisites Trading (4773.33) are exempt from AML regulations in Dubai. 

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