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Sharjah Media City Free Zone (SHAMS) Benefits
Join a world-class hub for media and creativity with 100% ownership and repatriation, tax exclusions and a strategic location in the UAE’s centre for culture and heritage.
Launched in 2017, Sharjah Media City Free Zone (Shams) is a leading hub for start-ups, SMEs and established businesses in the media and creative industries. With Business Incorporation Zone, you can combine a strategic location with significant tax benefits and unrivalled networking opportunities.
Wide range of business activities
Choose from a comprehensive range of business activities, available on the same business license.
Cost-effective start-up options
Affordable and easy business setup in Sharjah
Zero paid-up share capital
No need for large down payments
100% business ownership and repatriation
Retain total control of your business and enjoy 0% corporate and personal income tax
Allocation of up to 6 visas on a shared desk facility
Commercial office complexes, creative units and plazas in the UAE’s centre for culture and heritage
Exclusive networking opportunities
Become part of a world-class hub for media and creativity
Your journey starts here
Business Incorporation Zone offers a wide range of business support services.
How to set up your business in Sharjah Media City Free Zone (Shams)
Sharjah company setup is fast, easy and convenient.
Here’s a simple overview of the process:
What our valued customers say
Don’t take our word for it, take theirs..
“I was recommended by a friend to go to Business Incorporation Zone to help set up my business, and I wasn’t disappointed. Everything from my trading license to my visa was set up relatively quickly and pain free.”
“Thank you very much for your help in opening my company! I am very grateful for your approach to client care.”
Lisa Marie Fernandes D’Souza
“I had initially spoken to a member of your team due to my tight deadlines and was unclear on the whole process, but your immediate response made sure I was attended to.”