FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 
1Where is SBC office located?
Unit No. 801-810, Platinum Tower, Plot No. PHI-12 Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE.
2How much does a serviced office cost at SBC?
Starting cost of Serviced office at SBC is AED 60,000+.
3What services SBC can offer you?
You can start you business in 60 mins

  • Wide range of office sizes & flexibility to move
  • Instant telephone and I.T. connectivity
  • Offices include professional & friendly receptionist service
  • Prestigious location: JLT and Business Bay
  • Use of meeting rooms, concierge & entertainment area
  • All-inclusive billing
  • Monthly payments
  • Short term leases
4How can SBC help you to apply for license?
SBC will help you with DMCC procedures and documentation.
5Does SBC provide PRO services?
Yes SBC provides PRO services.
6What are the business hours of SBC?
Morning 9:00 am till 6:00 pm.
7How can you contact SBC?
You can contact SBC through emails or our 24 hour hot-line service.
8How soon SBC can get your business ready to start?
With SBC you can be operational within 60 minutes.
9Do SBC provide a receptionist for your company?
SBC provides you a dedicated receptionist who would answer your calls in your company name, and follow your instructions on how you wish your calls to be handled.
10Which type of telecommunication & IT structure do we provide?
Dedicated telephone, fax number and PABX along with Broadband internet.
11What value does the SBC team add to my company?
We equip you with a team which consists of highly trained professionals and a totally dedicated staff who are there to assist you in your various tasks.
12Does SBC help me receive my mail & fax in time?
Yes. Centre staff is available to carry out a full range of secretarial and administrative services. These include word processing, document preparation, mail shots, database input etc.
13I will be in Dubai on business and I need a temporary office to work out of for one month. I do not require any business set up or incorporation services. Can you assist me?
Yes, SBC is very flexible with the duration of contracts. You do not need to take our business set up services to rent an office with us.
14What size are your offices?
SBC can accommodate executive office starting from 1500 Sq. Ft. onward.
15I do not need office space however I would like SBC to help me with business setup and incorporation services. Would this be possible?
We only offer business setup and incorporation services to SBC clients who have an actual office in our facilities for the first year. We can continue to act as your local service agent after the first year is over even if you wish to relocate your offices elsewhere.
16Can I rent your meeting rooms or video conferencing rooms although I do not have an office in SBC?
Yes, you are welcome to do so, Meeting rooms, Training rooms as well as Video conferencing facilities can be provided against charges to non members of SBC.
17I have a Free Zone license from an authority in the UAE. Can I rent in your offices?
Yes, but you are subject to certain conditions and kindly contact us for the details.
18How are my incoming phone calls answered?
SBC provides you a dedicated receptionist who would answer your calls in your company name, and follow your instructions on how you wish your calls to be handled.
19What kind of security do you have in your facilities?
The Building has security guards who are on site 24/7. SBC has CCTV cameras in all common areas and all activities are recorded.
20I am just setting up my own company. Why does it make more sense to start out with SBC rather than choosing the conventional office space option?
Setting up a business in Dubai, can be quite a trouble as well as baffle, SBC can address these confrontation by combining the cost of setting up an office or company with the DED (Dubai Economic Department) with the cost of renting and operating an office into an easy and flexible monthly payment plan. We offer an all-inclusive package which also includes secretarial and administrative services and in-house IT assistance just to name a few, so your operational expenses are also covered with the monthly charge.
21How is this more practical financially?
SBC allows monthly payments, saving time and money; you have to just focus on the capital and efforts in the Business, while SBC takes care of everything else.
22I am interested in setting up a business in an emirates outside Dubai?
We unfortunately only set up businesses within Dubai.
23Do I need to have a visa before applying for a company license? What about employee visas?
Setting up a company license in Dubai automatically qualifies you to be eligible for an investor visa as a company shareholder. As your local service agent, SBC will be able to process employee visas and labour cards.
24What is the type of Internet connection you have?
High speed broadband connections.
25 Is my office network secured?
Yes – each and every office in our business centre is allocated a separate VLAN and no other office in centre can access each other’s VLAN.