+971 4 327 7775 dubai@hlbhamt.com

Tax Residency (Domicile) Certificate

A tax residency(Domicile) certificate is issued by the International Financial Relations and Organisations Department which permits eligible government entities, companies and individuals to take advantage of agreements of double taxation avoidance.

For individuals

For a person to apply for the certificate, he must be a resident in the UAE for at least 180 days; non-residents cannot apply.

Documents required:

A copy of the passport and valid permit of residence
A copy of ID card
A certified copy of (residential) lease agreement
Validated 6-month bank statement from a local bank
Salary certificate
A report from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs stipulating the number of days the resident has stayed in the UAE
Tax forms (if any) from the country where the certificate needs to be submitted

For companies:

Companies that have functioned in the UAE for minimum one year can apply for the certificate.

Documents required:

A copy of the trade licence and partners’ attachment
Establishment contract certified by official authorities (if it is not a sole company)
A copy of the company’s owners/partners/directors’ passports, IDs and permits of residence
A certified copy of the audited financial accounts
A validated 6-month bank statement
A certified copy of the lease agreement
The organisational structure of the company (if it is not a sole Company)


It is a certificate issued for institutions or individuals to exempt them from value added tax in various countries, regardless of the existence of an agreement.
Vat certificates are being issued for:
Individual residents
Corporate entities

HLB Hamt provides professional assistance in co-ordinating with the ministry offices and availing the tax residency (domicile) and VAT certificates for customers.

Business Destinations
Investment Opportunity dubai

+971 50 749 0576

+971 4 327 7775

+971 4 327 7677