The Fitness Inkubator understands the need to provide a cost-effective, flexible and complaint solution, to fitness professionals within the UAE market, allowing them to operate as freelancers and provide their professional services freely, risk-free knowing they are fully compliant.
The Fitness Inkubator helps fitness professionals kick-start their business story in the UAE, allowing them to develop and build their own brand and business at a low cost, with flexible payment terms and full Backoffice support. The Fitness Inkubator covers all areas of the fitness industry, such as personal trainers, sports coaches, Fitness professional and yoga instructors who want to work as freelancers compliantly within the UAE.
Be your own boss and level – up with the Fitness Inkubator.
Most Fitness Professionals are currently linked to Free Zone visas and Free zone licenses or entities who provide visas in the UAE from licenses that are not matching the activities and EBBF regulatory body requirements.
It is important that for example, all personal trainers must hold the designation of Sports Trainers in their Visa and the company must hold activities specific to their services like male & female gymnasium, bodybuilding and fitness training, etc.
It is also important to have a visa linked to an onshore license and not a free zone license as a visa under labour allows you to operate anywhere onshore and offshore as long as you meet all regulatory requirements.
As a certified instructor, the Fitness Inkubator is here to ensure you can practice your trade with no hiccups and concentrate on your core business, while we provide the additional support with Professional indemnity coverage, back-office and invoicing support and the required legal compliance.
|Mainland Onshore Company||Free zone Company||Freelance Visa FZE||Freelance Visa Onshore||INKUBATOR|
|Included / Available||Owned by individual/s||Owned by individual/s||Individual||Individual||Individual|
|Physical License & Company Documentation||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Ownership of Brand||Yes||Yes||No||No||Yes|
|Provision of visa||Yes – partner visa is possible||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Professional Indemnity insurance||Not Included – can procure||Not included – can procure||No||No||Included|
|Restrictions in territory||No||Yes, only allowed to operate in territory of issue||Yes, only allowed to operate in territory of issue and industry specific||Yes||No|
|Compliant / Regulated||Yes||Yes, if in the jurisdiction of issue- not onshore||Yes, if in the jurisdiction of issue and industry specific – not onshore||No||Yes|
|Backoffice support||Not Included – can procure||No||No||No||Included|
|Average Set up cost||50,000.00||35,000.00||7,500.00||30,000.00||18,000.00|
|Average annual costs||27,500.00||25,000.00||7,500.00||30,000.00||18,000.00|
|RISK LEVEL||VERY LOW||MEDIUM RISK IF WORKING ONSHORE||HIGH RISK IF ONSHORE||VERY HIGH RISK IF ONSHORE||VERY LOW|
|Starting from AED 1,500 per month or AED 15,000 annually. Terms & Conditions Apply.|
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