Free Zone Membership

Members Benefits

Government Services

IHC offers a range of government services to its members to facilitate their operations:


  • In Country
  • New Applicants Outside the UAE – Renewal


  • New and Renewal



IHC Facilities

IHC Facilities consists of more than 135,000 square meters which provides support to its members in their daily operations and activities.

IHC Facilities consist of:

  1. Offices
  2. Warehouses
  3. Open yard
  4. Helipad
  5. Kitting Centre
  6. Cold Chain
  7. Temperature controlled warehouses
  8. Permanent humanitarian showroom
  9. Events and conference facilities
  10. Car parks
  11. 24-hour security

Other Benefits

  1. Brand Exposure:
    • Individual Member’s page includes Logo, office contact details, brief, and website on IHC’s website.
    • Posts on social media platforms on related activities.
    • Push notifications on IHC platforms.
    • Member’s story in the annual report.
    • Circular to IHC’s community about member’s news and offers.
    • Distribution of members promotional materials in IHC’s premises including offices & warehouses.
  2. Designated Free Zone
    • Minimize the Lead time of import and export transactions.
    • IHC is part of the Jebel Ali and DWC cluster, thus this facilitates the import and export process.
    • Non-applicability of VAT on transfer of goods between IHC and other Designated zones.
    • Refund of VAT payment on purchases from local market and on supply of services for humanitarian organisations holding a Tax Reference Number, where the purchased goods and services are work-related.
  3. Use of IHC Facilities
    • World-class facilities that include training, meeting rooms, and auditorium free of charge.
    • IHC members can promote their products in a permanent exhibition area in IHC’s warehouses where all official and educational visits are conducted.
  4. Engagement Platform
    • Members are also engaged in initiatives led by IHC.
    • Partnerships and collaboration opportunities between IHC’s community are encouraged.
    • Engagement in international and local official events like: media interviews, media visits, annual Suhoor, etc.
  5. Coordination
    • Emergency Response Task Force coordination for members conducting emergency response activities.
  6. Airlines Flight Discount
    • IHC provides to its members a special discount rates for their members and guests up to 25% on economy class.
  7. Hotels Discount and Shuttle Bus Services
    • Hotel discounts for IHC members
    • IHC offers a free shuttle bus service for a round trip twice daily to IHC from Ibn Battuta mall
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