Tax Residency Certificate UAE

Tax Residency Certificate UAE

Tax residency certificates also known as Tax domicile certificate are issued by Ministry of Finance, Govt. of UAE, as per the provisions of avoidance of double taxation agreements.

For individuals

A person applying for the Tax residency certificate in UAE(TRC) should have stayed in the UAE for at least 180 days; non-residents cannot apply.

Documents required for Tax residency certificate:

  • 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 specifying the duration of stay
  • Tax forms (if any) from the country where the certificate needs to be submitted

For companies:

If a company needs to apply for Tax residency certificate in UAE (TRC), then they should have functioned in the UAE for minimum one year.

Documents required for Tax residency certificate:

  • A copy of the trade license 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)

Tax Residency Certificate UAE