UAE Corporate Tax Registration via Government Service Centers


In a bid to enhance accessibility and streamline compliance procedures, the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has extended the facility for taxpayers subject to Corporate Tax to submit registration requests through 23 Government Service Centres across the UAE.

Key points

  1. Expanded service channels: Taxpayers can now register directly via the “EmaraTax” platform, accessible 24/7, by utilizing Government Service Centres or seeking assistance from accredited tax agents listed on the FTA’s official website.
  2. Facilitating compliance: This initiative aims to encourage tax compliance by providing convenient access to services, enabling taxpayers to submit Corporate Tax registration requests with expert assistance at Government Service Centres.
  3. Efficient service provision: Organizational and technical measures have been implemented to ensure smooth and accurate submission of registration applications by trained specialists at accredited centers.
  4. Deadline reminder: Taxable persons with licenses issued in January or February are reminded to submit their Corporate Tax registration applications by May 31, 2024, to avoid penalties.

Steps for registration

  1. Application procedure: Taxpayers can complete registration procedures electronically at the service center. Once verified, the FTA reviews the application internally, and the applicant receives their Tax Registration Number (TRN) via email.
  2. Available channels: Corporate Tax registration is available 24/7 via the EmaraTax digital tax services platform. Existing VAT or Excise Tax registered taxpayers can access their accounts on EmaraTax, while new users can create profiles on the FTA’s e-Services portal.
  3. Completion time: The registration process involves four steps and typically takes around 30 minutes to complete.

Support and assistance

The FTA remains committed to customer happiness and supports individuals and businesses subject to taxes throughout the registration process. Effective communication and collaboration with strategic partners ensure the readiness and quality of service provision at government service centres.


Taxpayers subject to Corporate Tax are encouraged to utilize the extended service channels provided by the FTA for registration purposes. Timely compliance with registration deadlines is crucial to avoid tax law violations. For further assistance or inquiries, individuals can access the EmaraTax platform or reach out to the FTA directly.

For more information and updates, visit the FTA’s official website or refer to the list of accredited government service centres: Official Website


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