Sharjah Media City Freezone (SHAMS)

Shams Free Zone is the newest free zone in the country. It is the governing agency that issues trade licenses to companies, freelancers and entrepreneurs involved in the industries of technology, media, and creatives.
Shams offers brilliant innovative services, receives a comprehensive community-centered approach and highly values localized content.
The free zone encourages businessmen, entrepreneurs and start-up companies to establish a 100% foreign owned company and maximize the advantages of a world class, leading edge, and creative business hub. It combines high-level services at reasonably low costs.
Shams offers a quick, simple, and financially savvy setup process. Shams gives all that you require from licensing, visas, and real estate, in digital speed.

Key Benefits

  • Company Startup option starts from AED 11500.
  • 100 percent foreign ownership in Sharjah Free zone.
  • 100 percent exemption from duties on all imported and exported goods.
  • 100 percent exemption from all commercial deductibles by the state government.
  • 100 percent repatriation on capital and profits.
  • All documentation issued in 2 days.
  • Physical presence not required to incorporate the new company.


Service License

It allows for production, reproduction transformation, and distribution of services. Service license includes rendering services as a primary objective and utilizing goods to provide them.

Trading License

A trading license is required for the movement of goods, wholesale and retail sale of goods and rendering of services related to the sale of these goods.

Industrial License

An industrial license is for production, reproduction, transformation, and manufacturing of goods.

Holding License

A holding license grants one the right to hold assets and/or stakes of a company.

Facilities provided by Sharjah Media City Free Zone

Dedicated Desk

These are basically fixed spaces, which means the enterprise has to work only in the space provided to them. It is ideal for today’s entrepreneurs seeking flexible space and networking opportunities.

Shared Desk

It is a common space shared by like-minded individuals. It’s optimal for the present business visionary looking for adaptable space and networking openings. Its modern aesthetic and practical setup makes it a pleasant atmosphere.

Dedicated Office

A dedicated office is an assigned lockable office space used on an individual basis. Ranging from a single desk space to possibly a group of desks, a dedicated office offers a private working environment while boosting collaboration among the members of the company.

Shared Office

It provides more private space and it allows networking opportunities.

Activity 1: Services/ Consultancy License Starts with Dhs 11,500 with NO Visa Package
Activity 2: General Trading License Starts with Dhs 16,500 with NO Visa Package




No visa

Activity Type 1

DHS 11,500


Activity Type 2

DHS 16,500

1 visa

Activity Type 1

DHS 16,600


Activity Type 2

DHS 21,600

2 visas

Activity Type 1

DHS 18,200


Activity Type 2

DHS 23,200

3 visas

Activity Type 1

DHS 19,800


Activity Type 2

DHS 24,800

4 visa

Activity Type 1

DHS 21,400


Activity Type 2

DHS 26,400

5 visas

Activity Type 1

DHS 23,000


Activity Type 2

DHS 28,000

6 visas

Activity Type 1

DHS 24,600


Activity Type 2

DHS 29,600

Note: Immigration Card and Facilities are not included in the no visa package. Shared desk facility is provided with visa packages.
Wincore’s fees and any other fees disbursements are to be added in the above pricing.

Immigration card Fee for 3 years

Dhs 1,500

Visa Cost for 3 years Excluding Medical & Emirates ID

Dhs 3,500
Additional Allocation of VisasDhs 1,600

Documents Required

  • Color passport copies of the shareholders along with visa page or last ENTRY stamp of UAE.
  • The application form to be filled.
  • Authorized signatory form.

Note FOR ALL PACKAGES: All fees listed above may change without prior notice.

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