How to Obtain Personal Trainer License in Dubai?

How to Obtain Personal Trainer License in Dubai?
Comments: 0

To become a personal trainer in Dubai, you will need to obtain a personal training license from the relevant authority and authorization from the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare in Dubai.

Here is the guide to obtaining a Personal Trainer License in Dubai:

Step 1: Select the right Business setup advisor.

The first stage is you need to approach your Business setup company (FreeZoneMarket: The Business setup expert in Dubai). Our Consultant will guide you and explain all the necessary documents, approvals, and permits to be obtained for your company formation process, business licenses and to practice your activity in Dubai as a personal trainer or Coach and to keep all operations and processes by UAE law to ensure the smooth operation of your business.

Step 2: Select the right Business Structure, jurisdiction.

First, you are required to meet all the criteria: To be eligible for a personal trainer license in Dubai, you must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and possess a valid personal trainer certification from a recognized organization.

Obtain a personal trainer certification: To be certified as a personal trainer, you will need to complete a personal trainer course from a recognized institution.  Our business setup expert will help you choose and register your company name with the UAE’s Registry Office.

Step 3: Business activity and Trade name.

The business name must comply with the UAE naming regulations. After getting the security clearance and name approval, you are required to notarize and attest all your documents by the public notary in Dubai or by the Dubai Economic Department. Our team will assist you step by step to process and complete the attestation stage.

Step 4: Submission of your Business License Application.

After completing the application and preparing the business plan, you’ll also need to submit the following documentation:

  • Passport copies for shareholders and directors of the new company to be formed.
  • Proof of address for Shareholders and Directors.
  • Copy of trade name approval obtained from Dubai Economic Department.
  • Copy of the Security clearance of the Shareholders and Directors
  • Notarized original copy of Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Articles of Association (AOA).
  • Permit and approvals received from the relevant authority if required by the licensing department.

Step 5: Get your personal trainer license and personal trainer visa.

At the same time, we’ll also apply for your personal trainer license with the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare in Dubai. We’ll need to submit the completed application, passport copy of the applicant and passport-sized photos, and the existing degree and diploma (MOFA attested) along with experience certificates obtained. After the submission of the required documents, your Trade license and Coach license will be issued and you can start to practice your business activity.

Free Zone Market Team will help you also obtain your residence visa as a personal trainer or a freelance visa for personal training. With your personal trainer visa or freelance personal trainer visa, you can sponsor your dependents.

FreeZone Market team will guide you through the latest government regulations regarding your personal training and freelance personal training license and fitness training business. Get in touch today with our Business setup Advisor and we’ll help you with a detailed quotation at or call us at +971 4 876 9890

Share this post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *