Developers and Operators wishing to join the Free Zones program are classified into three categories depending on the nature of business they undertake.

1. Developer’s Licence 

This license is issued to enterprises who are investing in infrastructure development like construction of industrial buildings and warehouses, development of internal roads, landscaping and fencing, as well as provision of utilities like power, water, sewerage systems and telecommunication lines.

2. Operator’s Licence

This Licence is issued to a business enterprise authorising it to carry out any service or other industry including manufacturing or processing, commercial activities like breaking bulk, re-packaging, re-labeling and trading export-oriented services.

3. Manager’s Licence

This Licence is issued to a Business Enterprise which will undertake the Management of a Free Zone.