8. What a RAK Offshore company may and may not do?
It may have non UAE resident as director or shareholder.
It may have UAE resident as director or shareholder. (Read more: UAE residency)
It may have corporate shareholder/corporate director
It does not require the shareholder/director to be physically present in the UAE for incorporation
It may hold shares in other UAE and worldwide companies.
It may maintain bank accounts and deposits in the UAE or worldwide.
It may own real estate in the UAE, with prior authorization from RAK Investment Authority.
It is not obliged to maintain its books and records.
It cannot have physical offices in the UAE.
It may not carry on business within the UAE.
It may not obtain UAE Residency Visa.
It may not do banking and insurance business without special license.