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Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD)

KIZAD stands for Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi. KIZAD is the world's biggest Free zone offering Licenses for Trading, Logistics, Industrial and Service activities at cost effective fees. It is a state-of-the-art Free Zone which is located in Abu Dhabi next to Khalifa port. Khalifa port is one the most developed ports in the world KIZAD is linked to Khalifa Port, one of the most advanced deep-sea ports and first semi-automated container ports in the region.

This port is located between Dubai and Abu Dhabi to facilitate trade in the country. KIZAD offers a well-developed world class infrastructure, office facilities, industrial units, warehouses as well as roads, ports and rail networks that provides easy accessibility to and from the industrial zone.

KIZAD is the only Free zone in the UAE offering Free zone and Non-Free zone companies.


So, you can set up depending on your business objectives. It provides facilities like Land, Pre-built Warehouses and furnished Offices. An investor can register a company in KIZAD both as a Single Shareholder company or multi- shareholder with several partners. In 2016, Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone (Khalifa Port FTZ) was introduced by Abu Dhabi Ports in response to the high demand for free sons and also to enhance the future of trade in UAE’s capital.

Now Khalifa Port FTZ is one of the booming logistics and manufacturing hubs that offers internationally acclaimed industrial facilities as part of custom built light manufacturing units and warehouses for the investors. Investors who have flexible landing leasing policies are also favoring long term investment and they aim at promoting business sustainability, so that the investors can benefit from the different custom solutions based on their business requirements. The KIZAD Free Zone Authority will govern and regulate the companies registered under them. KIZAD also offers its investor activities such as manufacturing, logistics, trade, and distribution. Comparatively this free zone is the most affordable one in Abu Dhabi. KIZAD was built to fulfil the major part of Abu Dhabi’s long-term economic vision, that is, to contribute 15% of the emirate’s non-oil GDP, by the year 2030.

Connect services Middle East supervises clients on which Free Zone best suits their business plan at every stage of initial business development, market evaluation, company formation with upscaling mechanisms as required by them.

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