Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED)
Issuing and registering of business licenses for companies operating in Dubai. Also promotes and regulates economic trade. Open Sunday to Thursday 07:30-13:30. Head office in Business Village in Deira. Branches in Dubai Mall, Al Twar, TECOM, and Deira.
Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA)
Official real estate and land development department of Dubai. Handles estate agent and broker licensing, real estate laws and building regulations. Landlord/tenant disputes handled through RERA Rental Committee. At Dubai Municipality building in Deira.