Dubai Silicon Oasis
Established in 2004, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) is wholly owned by the Government of Dubai, providing both a living and working integrated community. Silicon Oasis is a Free Zone Authority and provides free trade zone incentives and benefits to companies operating within the tech park.
The Authority has made a large capital investment in its infrastructure to cater to the need of high tech industries in the free zone, these ranges from advanced telecommunications, a fiber network, tier 3 data center with 120 high capacity racks, and a high-tech utility infrastructure with 8 power stations with a capacity of 1600 MW.
The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) provides in-house business and government services to fulfil all legal and operational requirements.
As an authority of the Government of Dubai DSOA is the municipal body of the free zone which issues all types of licenses as well as the following services:
- Company licenses
- Work permits
- Employee visas
- Family residence visas
- Customs clearance
For companies opting to construct their own facility at the tech park, issuance of building permits, design approval, certificate of completion and other permits are all obtained through DSOA.