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United Arab Emirates TIN number guide

Local ED License Number

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) uses a system of licensing for businesses. Businesses typically need to obtain a trade license or commercial license from the relevant authorities, which may vary depending on the location and type of business activity. Each emirate and free zone may have its own set of rules and regulations regarding business licensing.

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Tax Registration Number (TRN)

The Tax Registration Number (TRN) is a unique identifier assigned to businesses that are registered for Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE. It is a 15-digit number, with the first 12 digits being unique to each business, and the last three digits representing the branch number if applicable. The TRN can be verified online through the official portal of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) in the UAE.

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