Listing Process

All listings on Nasdaq Dubai benefit from a streamlined and efficient listing process.


Initial public offering (IPO)

A two-stage procedure applies to a company that wishes to IPO. As well as obtaining admission of its securities to the DFSA’s Official List, the company must also ensure that its securities are accepted for Admission to Trading by Nasdaq Dubai under the exchange’s Admission and Disclosure Standards (ADS).

The company’s shares can then list and start to trade on the exchange.

Admission Fees

For IPOs, the application fee is $5,000 and the admission fee ranges from $75,000 upwards, depending on how many shares are admitted. The annual fees ranges from $20,000 upwards.

For Sukuk and conventional bonds there is no application fee. The admission fee, whether for a single issue or a programme, is $4,500. The annual fee is $2,500 for a single issue and $2,000 for each issue made under a programme.

For further details of Nasdaq Dubai fees see Nasdaq Dubai Fees and for listing fees payable to the DFSA see www.dfsa.ae

Nasdaq Dubai IPO Guide

For All Listing Enquiries

Tahir Mahmood
Head of Business Development
T: +971 4 305 5468

Shana Marashi
Manager- Business Development & Projects
T: +971 4 305 5467

Email: business@nasdaqdubai.com

Membership Enquiries
Mansi Vivek
Senior Manager – Business Development
T: +971 4 305 5461
Email: membership@nasdaqdubai.com

Trading Enquiries
Market Operations
T: +971 4 305 5139
T: +971 4 305 5139
Email: trading@nasdaqdubai.com

Media Enquiries
Mark Fisher
Head of Corporate Communications
T: +971 50 624 5805
Email: corpcomm@nasdaqdubai.com