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The Dubai Association Centre is a gateway to the
world’s fastest growing economies.

Licensing Requirements

Is my Association Eligible?

Associations wishing to register under DAC should hold the following status:

  • Non-profit, non-governmental international /regional economic or professional associations.
  • Registered in a country that has diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates or that is a subsidiary by one of the organizations of the United Nations or that is a subsidiary by the International Chamber of Commerce.
  • Associations or the applicants should have a specific economic or professional activity.


Next Steps

  • Submit the Eligibility application via website.
  • Licensing and relationship team processes the request and then check the eligibility.
  • After data validation, the applicant will receive an email from Licensing and relationship team with all the required documents.
  • After final approval, the license will be issued to the applicant.


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Why Join DAC?

They facilitated us to grow in an exponential way. Our hub in Dubai is the biggest worldwide because of the support we are having with DAC.

Khalid Ismail

Chairman, The Marketing Society Middle East

DAC allows associations to run their business in
a more stress-free 

Senthil Gopinath


They go beyond their call of duty to let associations know what's happening. We always leave enriched when we leave the DAC meetings.

Sanjay Duggal

Vice-President Business Development, Middle East and Africa Franchise Association