Transfer of Shares (ownership)


Overview: A shareholder in UAE private/public company may transfer its shares to another legal entity or individual at any time. Shares must be transferred for a fair price.

Purpose: Transfer of shares of a private/public company

Main specifications:

  • Multiple transfers may be performed
  • Under certain conditions, the company itself can buy shares from a shareholder

Registering authority: UAE Trade Register

Term of registration: 2-3 working days

Personal presence: Optional

Conditions for registration:

  • Shareholder – Minimum 1 (maximum – unlimited) natural/legal person of any nationality/jurisdiction
  • Shares must be transferred for a fair price.

Required documents:

  • Passport or European ID card (for all associated persons)
  • Proof of residential address not older than 3 months (for all associated natural persons)
  • Extract from the Trade Register not older than 3 months (for all associated legal persons)
  • Power of attorney (in case of remote registration)
  • Signed consent of the company to transfer shares
  • Signed consent of the other shareholders to transfer shares
  • Latest approved Annual Report
  • Minutes of the general meeting of shareholders of a company on the transfer of shares in the share capital of a company
  • Signed copy of the deed of transfer of shares

Optional documents:

  • Share Sale and Purchase Agreement
  • Shareholders Agreement


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  • Euro (€) - EUR
  • United States dollar ($) - USD
  • Pound sterling (£) - GBP
  • Indian rupee (₹) - INR
  • Australian dollar ($) - AUD
  • Canadian dollar ($) - CAD
  • Japanese yen (¥) - JPY
  • United Arab Emirates dirham (د.إ) - AED
  • Chinese yuan (¥) - CNY
  • Hong Kong dollar ($) - HKD
  • Israeli new shekel (₪) - ILS
  • Turkish lira (₺) - TRY
  • Swiss franc (CHF) - CHF
  • Brazilian real (R$) - BRL




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