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How to get your influencer license in Dubai?

How to get your influencer license in Dubai?

Content is the new king & content creators its queen. The world of Instagram, Youtube & Tiktok has enabled many people to share what they love and make money. Isn’t that the best! However, this growing popularity also means more eyes from the regulators. As a result, the Dubai government needs any influencer making money from their social media to apply for an influencer license. 

But worry not, if you are looking to get your influencer license, then this guide has got you covered. 

(You can also check out World of Crew’s recommended business consultant’s Exillium for more information) 

When do you need the influencer license in Dubai?

  • If you are getting monetary compensation for your posts

When don’t you need the influencer license in Dubai?

  • If you are only receiving gifts or products for your posts
  • If you are associated with an NMC-certified agency

How to get your influencer license?

Option 1: Get your own individual license. The process for this is pretty straightforward & much like opening any company in a free zone. You will need: 

  • Application form
  • Visa copy
  • Passport copy
  • Two colored passport-size photos
  • Emirates ID (optional in some cases)

The exact documents may vary according to the jurisdiction. 

Once you choose the jurisdiction, you can start the application, submit the documents, and complete payment to receive your license. 

Important Facts

  • The cost can vary from AED 5,000 to AED 12,000.
  • You need to be a resident of the UAE to apply for this license, it does not allow you to get residency in the country.
  • Please make sure you double & triple-check your form to avoid rejection. (we usually suggest going with expert consultants who can help ease the process for you)
  • The license is valid for one year. 

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