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Sharjah Media City Free Zone

Sharjah Media City Free Zone (Shams) stands as a thriving business hub, fostering creativity and innovation in the media and creative industries. Located in the culturally rich emirate of Sharjah, Shams offers a dynamic environment for entrepreneurs and businesses. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and cutting-edge facilities, it provides a conducive setting for media professionals, startups, and established enterprises.

Shams is committed to facilitating ease of business operations, offering flexible licensing options, and ensuring a streamlined setup process. The free zone supports a diverse range of media-related activities, making it an ideal destination for those seeking growth and success in the dynamic world of media and creativity.

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Advantages of Company Formation in Sharjah Media City Free Zone

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Easy Business Setup Process

Setting up in Sharjah Media City is swift with Firmz. Partner for a hassle-free, fully remote process, securing your trade license promptly.

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Cost Efficient

Sharjah Free Zone company formation is cost-effective at AED 6,000. Enjoy 0% personal tax and 100% repatriation of capital and profits.

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Flexible Business Trade Licenses

Firmz Free Zone promotes a paperless setup and operation. Its digital platform simplifies business processes, allowing centralized management of records and documents.

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Strong Social Media Presence

While Shams is versatile, Sharjah Free Zone setup suits media specialists, aligning with the commitment to enhance and add value to the media sector in Sharjah.

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Extended Customer Support

Shams continues client support post-setup, featuring them on online platforms for increased exposure, fostering a lasting business relationship beyond establishment.

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Flexible Visa Packages

Shared desk users at Shams can apply for 6 employee visas. These visas enable holders to sponsor family members and dependents.

Cost of Company Formation in Sharjah Media City Free Zone

Establishing a company in Sharjah Media City Free Zone can commence at a minimal cost of AED 6,000.

Prices may vary depending on factors such as business activities, the number of shareholders, office space needs, and other considerations.

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Transform your transactions into convenient and budget-friendly monthly installments through our chosen array of banking partners. Simply make a minimum credit card expenditure of AED 1,000 from any of our participating banks and repay in manageable installments spanning 12 months.


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Types of Licenses Offered in Sharjah Media City Free Zone

These four (4) types of licenses are offered when doing a Sharjah Media City company setup:

Trading License

Facilitates import/export in Shams Free Zone, including wholesale/retail trade and related services, promoting a dynamic business environment.

Industrial License

Permits business activities involving the production and transformation of natural resources into finished goods within Shams Free Zone.

Service License

Permits services by skilled professionals relying on their expertise, talent, and capabilities within Shams Free Zone.

Holding License

Allows standalone ventures or stakes in other companies; a holding company is crucial for control over properties and assets.

Requirements for Obtaining a Sharjah Media City Company Setup License

LLC (Individual Shareholder)

LLC (Corporate Shareholder)


Steps for Company Formation in Sharjah Media City Free Zone

While the Sharjah Free Zone company formation process may seem complex, Firmz simplifies it, minimizing time and expenses for you.