A Professional Service License is granted to professionals who offer professional services in the United Arab Emirates, such as an architect offering architecture services, a product design expert or an interior designer offering his/her services, a web designer or UI/UX designer offering his/her professional services, and so on. Sometimes, it may be possible that a group of professionals want to offer their services jointly, such as two attorneys wanting to open a law firm together. In such a case, the company would be known as a civil corporation.
Generally speaking, a professional is someone who is trained to offer a service. In other words, he/she is a specialist offering specialized services.
Some of the common business activities / professions which require a Professional Service License are as follows