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How to start a Day-care in Dubai ?

To spend enough time with your children is very challenging for the parents in Dubai. Expats from many other countries are either doing business or doing jobs to make their career. Dubai is a very safe and secure city. Mostly both the parents are working in the UAE. Several working parents are increasing due to demanding lifestyle, career, and in pursuit of better financial position. The parents feel guilty when they are not able to give time to their children because of the long working hours. They feel worried about their safety and pastime when they are in the office. Lack of maids or nannies consumes parents time in doing household chores. Parents don’t get time to spend productive time with their children.

Now you are left with the option of a day care centre. Day care centre where you can drop your children and they will engage the children in the activity of their choice. In day care centres they take care of their food, rest, and playing aspects of the children. Children in day care pass their time more joyfully by learning good things.

The day care centre business is increasing, and the government is also supporting the same. If you are interested in opening a Day Care Centre, please read the full article which will give you more information and help you to start the procedure for the same.

Some of the basic requirements and documents need to open a day care centre in Dubai

Set budget and make a business plan

A clear idea whether planning for the indoor (from your own house) or taking separate space to open a day care centre.

Safety and security arrangements must be there

Arrange the necessary equipment to keep the children busy and to entertain them.

Staff should be qualified and experienced as they are going to handle a child.

KHDA approved the 0-6 age group as the early childhood stage in Dubai. Decide on the age range of the children.

Make the business policies which give details about your staff, time of the day care centre, facilities of the day care centre for the parents to get an idea how you will take care and entertain the children.

After the above basic requirement done start preparing the required documents

Passport copies of the entrepreneurs

Emirates ID copy

Approved Design layout of the day care centre

Apply for the business license

For safety and security measures clearance reports from Dubai police, approval from the Dubai municipality (Department of Health and Public Safety) and Civil Defence (provide fire safety and give fire drill training) is needed.

Special approval from KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority) is also necessary to open a day care centre.

There are the steps involved to apply for the license. Alya Almarzooqi Auditing’s business setup wing will help you to get approval from all government authority, special approvals as well as in applying for the business license (Professional license is needed for this business activity).

Cost of License

There are many important factors such as external approval cost, Dubai municipality cost, number of visas, insurance, rent of your centre (mainland setup, freezone or your own house), medical etc which affects the total cost of business.

If you are knowledgeable and capable in this field, please don’t wait and quickly start your procedure. Though the license process is simple it is always advisable to take help of the business setup team to save your money, time, and energy. The Alya Almarzooqi Auditing professional team will give you transparent and cost-effective results.

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