Everyone is online! Even you are searching your answer online! Selling Products online is UAE is as easy as on USA & UK. But how? Let’s find out the answer.
You just need a eCommerce website to sell your product online, and building a store is to easy as boiling water. Nowadays, website building is cheaper and affordable.
Here is the step by step process on “How to sell products online in UAE” and all costs of building a good looking professional eCommerce website.
You will be very shocked to hear that you will need to pay around $250 or less than 1000 Dirham. For this price point, you will get a small to medium size online store or website for selling your products online.
But if you need a bigger website and you have 500+ products, then you may have to pay around $500 to $800 (2000 Dirham to 3000 Dirham).
The most important thing is you don’t have to learn any programming language or technical things to run your online business. Also it is so easy to manage your sells from your website. You can manage your product inventory and stock from your website.
Is it legal to sell online in UAE?
The answer is YES. The UAE government allows the citizen of UAE to sell their products or services online. But there are some legal documents or formality needs to be done for starting your online business.
You need to register your online business and make a license for it to run your online business in UAE. Here you get more information about the ecommerce business licence make process in UAE. This is the UAE official government website.
Before Starting Your Online Business:
Some important steps you need to follow before starting your online store in UAE. Lets dive into the step by step process:
- Choose Your Type of Business: There are many type of business you can start like Sole, Limited company, partnership etc. This is the first and foremost step when you start you business either online or offline(physical store).
- Choose your Location: That means you do not need to open an office or store for your online store, you need only an address that your business registered with, where you will receive your official letters or other documents.
- Register a Unique Name for Your Business: The name could be a brand name or a just random unique name. The name should be easy to remember and pronounce. And make sure your store name do not fully matched with other existing brand or company.
- Now Apply for a License: After choosing name and Location, you have to make a license for your online store. Here you can get more information about licensing your business. This license may cost around AED10000 ($3000) including local sponsor yearly fees and other supporting.
Selling Online/ eCommerce Website Halal?
Yes, It’s Halal. You can sell your products online and its not Haram. It’s 100% Halal. Because the store you have built that is only a medium like a physical store, where you can store your product and sell to your customer through your website.