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Launch Your Dream Business In SHAMS Free Zone (Sharjah Media City)

Discover boundless opportunities for your business at Sharjah Media City, popularly known as SHAMS Free Zone. Embrace innovation, connectivity, and growth in a vibrant environment. From advanced technology to a bustling community, shape your success with us.​

Make Your Mark on the Media Industry from Sharjah Media City Free Zone

Explore Shams Free Zone, situated near Dubai in Sharjah, UAE. With diverse business options in Media, Wholesale & Retail, and Services & Consultancy, SHAMS is reshaping opportunities for company setup in the region.

Starting a business at Sharjah Media City SHAMS typically costs AED 5,750 to AED 12,000 for a single activity. This price includes a visa and shared desk facilities. In total, it’s around AED 14,000 to AED 16,000, depending on your business-specific needs.

Explore a Multitude of Ventures within Sharjah Media City Free Zone

In Sharjah Media City Free Zone, there are many licenses for different types of businesses. You can choose what suits your interests. This free zone is flexible. So, it can help you follow your dreams by turning your ideas into successful businesses.

Trading License

You can import, export, and distribute goods at Shams free zone. Join with worldwide partners and grow your trade. Learn More

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Industrial License

If you're into production, packaging, or similar activities, the Industrial License suits you. Transform raw materials into tangible products! Learn More

Service License

Whether you're a consultant, a professional, or an artisan, Sharjah Media City Shams lets you offer your specialized skills to a diverse clientele. Learn More

Holding License

Create a company in Shams Free Zone to manage other businesses. This company shields you from responsibility if any other businesses have financial problems. Learn More

Freelance Permit

You can work alone as a freelancer with this permit. You can use your name, not a brand, at Shams Free Zone. Your skills, your way! Learn More

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E-Commerce License

You can go online to conduct business with an E-Commerce License. It's great for home businesses and is for people from the UAE and GCC at Shams free zone. Learn More

Choosing Business Entity Types in Shams Free Zone

In Sharjah Media City Free Zone, your business can choose between two legal structures: LLC (Limited Liability Company) or Branch. Both options offer flexibility. Whether you go with an LLC or Branch, Shams Free Zone is here to support your goals and help you succeed.

LLC

A Shams LLC is its own business, keeping you safe from company debts and helping you do business better. You have your own identity, so your personal debts stay separate. There are many benefits: You're independent, can get licenses, hire workers, and set up a business bank account.

Branch

A Shams branch is like a part of your parent company, working together smoothly. The branch's successes and responsibilities are shared with the parent. This structure helps you get licenses, sponsor employees, and have a business bank account.

Documents Required

Find below the list of documents required for SHAMS free zone company formation.

SHAMS Company Formation Documents Requirements - Individual Shareholders
Mandatory
Passport Copy (Valid for at least 6 months)
Visa Page Copy (if applicable)
Emirate ID (if applicable)
Passport-sized Photos
Personal Information Sheet or Application Form
3 Name Choices
SHAMS Company Formation Documents Requirements - Corporate Shareholders
  Mandatory
Company Trade License / Certificate of Incorporation 
Memorandum of Association 
Board of Resolution for Company Setup Attested by Public Notary 
UBO List 
Incumbency Certificate 
3 Name Choices 
Passport copy of Company Manager 
Visa copy of Company Manager 
Emirate ID of Company Manager 

Note* The list of document requirements is subject to change as per the desired license activity and Sharjah Media City (SHAMS) freezone authority .

Timeline

An estimated timeline for company setup in Sharjah Media City Free Zone  is mentioned below for your reference.

Submit Your Application, Company Formation Documents along with KYC Documents
Day 1
Issuance of Trade License
Day 5
Establishment Card Issued
Day 7
Entry Permit Applied
Day 8
Entry Permit Issued
Day 12
Residency Visa Issued
Day 18

Key Benefits of Shams Free Zone Business Setup

Sharjah Media City Free Zone provides various benefits for entrepreneurs, including flexible operations, financial benefits, and an organized setup process. This promotes business growth and lets companies make the most of the lively UAE setting.

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Numerous Business Activities

Shams Free Zone lets you do many businesses with just one license. This flexibility allows entrepreneurs to explore many business options without the hassle of getting many licenses.

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Effortless Company Setup

You can easily set up your company fast in a user-friendly way. Plus, you can get company documents quickly. Also, you don't have to be in the UAE in person for the process.

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Attractive Financial Benefits

You can have 100% foreign ownership in your business. Plus, Shams allows 100% repatriation of capital and profits. Plus, specific activities don't have to pay corporate tax. This makes Shams an excellent place for businesses to flourish.

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No Deposit Requirements

Sharjah Media City Free Zone lets entrepreneurs start without needing deposits. This helps ease the initial financial load and allows businesses to use resources more flexibly.

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Strategic Location

Sharjah Media City Free Zone is easy to reach. It's 15 minutes away from Sharjah Airport and 30 minutes away from Dubai Airport. This makes it great for business operations and connectivity.

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Flexible Visa Allocation

Shams Free Zone gives out visas based on how many workers you need. If you have a dedicated desk, you can have up to 12 visas. But with a shared desk, you can have up to 6 visas.

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Remote Company Setup

You can start your company in the SHAMS Freezone remotely. This is one of the key benefits investors get when establishing a free zone company in the UAE.

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Asset Confidentiality

You can be assured of your company assets' confidentiality as SHAMS' free zone authority provides maximum privacy.

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Ease of Immigration

The immigration process is effortless and straightforward for free zone businesses in SHAMS.

Steps of Business Setup in Sharjah Media City Free Zone

Choose a License Type
Visit Sharjah Media City's website. Choose the type of business license you need: Service, Industrial, Trading, or Holding.
01
Decide on Office Type
Pick the office you want: a private office, a shared desk, or shared office space.
02
Submit Documents
You can send the required papers and forms either with a consultant's help or on your own.
03
Initiate the Payment
You can pay the relevant fees using the Shams Free Zone portal or through a business consultant.
04
KYC Verification
You need to record a video with your KYC documents that would be sent to SHAMS for KYC Verification.
05
Security Check
The submitted KYC documents would now go for a security check.
06
Obtain Your License
Get a license for your business, and then you can use your new brand to start trading.
07

Packages

Explore our tailored business startup plans for individuals, companies, and different fields in the Emirates. Enjoy easy setup, unique advantages, and a lively environment to help your business grow.

Basic

AED 5,750*

Basic / 0 Visa

Get SHAMS Freezone License Along With 0 Investor Visa

*T&C Apply

Standard

AED 15,520*

Standard / 1 Visa

Get SHAMS Freezone License Along With 1 Investor Visa

*T&C Apply

Premium

AED 19,786*

Premium / 2 Visa

Get SHAMS Freezone License Along With 2 Investor Visa

*T&C Apply

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Why Avyanco For Company Formation in SHAMS?

Avyanco is a certified business setup consultant and auditing firm in Dubai. Our experienced team ensures smooth company registration and complete financial compliance services. Headquartered in the UAE, we assist new entrepreneurs and foreign firms throughout the company setup process.

  • End-to-end Assistance and Guidance
  • Personalized Business Setup Plans
  • Certified, Experienced Team

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  • Expert Team

    Avyanco has a diverse team with experts in business setup incorporations. We all work together to offer tailored company setup services for businesses across the UAE.

  • Customer-Centric Approach

    We focus on quality. And our customers come first. We work to serve you better by customizing business setup solutions to your needs.

  • Comprehensive Solutions

    We provide complete assistance, from registering your company to ensuring financial compliance. We aim to give entrepreneurs expert guidance, helping them navigate Sharjah's business setup intricacies and attain long-term success.

Expert Team

We have a skilled team of experts who want to make your business better. They are committed to helping you succeed in the long run.

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surabhi mathur
surabhi mathur
21 November 2023
The visa process for my company set up was extremely smooth.Ankit from Avyanco was the point of contact and he gave us all the information as and when we required . He was available all the time over the phone and the whole process was absolutely seamless
Saad Raza
Saad Raza
20 November 2023
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Dear, Avyanco I am writing to express my sincere gratitude for the exceptional service provided by your team. The professionalism, attention to detail, and promptness exhibited by Mr. Ankit have truly exceeded my expectations. From the initial inquiry to the finalization of the License, the entire process was seamless and stress-free.Mr. Ankit demonstrated a deep understanding of my needs and went above and beyond to ensure a smooth experience. I want to commend Avyanco for fostering a culture of excellence. The commitment to customer satisfaction is evident in every interaction. I will undoubtedly recommend your services to friends and family and look forward to engaging with your agency for any future needs. Thank you once again for setting a benchmark in customer service. Sincerely, Saad Raza
ARAFAT HOSSAIN
ARAFAT HOSSAIN
14 November 2023
Excellent service
tushar sajnani
tushar sajnani
9 November 2023
Special thanks to Gritsa, for her kind assistance and continuous follow up till all required was completed accordingly. Regards, Tushar Sajnani
lucas pagno (guga)
lucas pagno (guga)
6 November 2023
Harmisha was so attentive and answered all my questions. The services were quickly and fairly priced. Thank you so much Harmisha, If I need it in the future I'm already close with Avyanco.
vinay kumar Tiwari
vinay kumar Tiwari
3 November 2023
I had wonderful experience with Avyanco for all my Business Setup Needs . Astha was highly professional in handling my process and make it smooth . I highly recommend Avyanco for all the Business Setup needs in UAE

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