Mercans is your reliable partner for professional services in the area of the Middle East and North Africa. With us, you’re an instant expert for the culture, language, the laws and the industries in this challenging part of the world.

Our experienced team has worked for global companies like Shell, DHL, Mazda, Nestlé, Alcatel Lucent, Airbus, Dar Al Riyadh, De Beers, EMC, and many more.

We are a leading business setup and support services provider in our area. Whether you are a major multinational corporation or a promising start-up, the Middle Eastern and African markets offer opportunities you can’t afford to miss. But running a business in the region is challenging. With Mercans as your partner, you are able to focus on achieving your core business objectives, while our experienced team takes care of the everyday tasks.

You find us in Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and Tunisia. Our regional support offices are located in the UK, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, the US, and in Italy.

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  • Recruitment
  • Payroll & employee outsourcing
  • Employer of Record services
  • HR consultancy
  • Training & development
  • Business process outsourcing / BPO
  • Software solutions for HR, payroll and applicant tracking
  • Incorporation services & tax optimization
  • Immigration & relocation
  • Compliance & internal audits

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Charities that we support

Success comes with responsibility, and all wealth comes with the obligation to share. Mercans supports the following charities with regular contributions:

Since 1993, Women for Women International has been helping women survivors of war rebuild their lives and choose their own futures – so far, Women for Women International has helped more than 479,000 marginalised women in 8 countries affected by war and conflict. Find out more how to support their work here: Help Women Survivors of War!

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The most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UAE is breast cancer, at the same time one of the more preventable and curable type. We support the Breast Cancer Arabia Foundation to join the fight of cancer. There are different ways to support Breast Cancer Arabia in their work. You can donate directly via or find other ways how to get involved here: Every kind of contribution matters!

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Did you know that 58 million children around the world don’t go to school? We believe that education is crucial to breaking the cycle of poverty. So does Dubai Cares, which is one of the charity organisations we support. You can help too, either by making a donation or by volunteering. Find out how to get involved!