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Sharjah Media City (SHAMS)

Sharjah Media City (SHAMS)

sharjah media city general trading license

Sharjah Media City is the latest freezone in United Arab Emirates, focusing on media related license. Sharjah Media City has a perfect strategic location in 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and only 5 minutes from Sharjah Airport. Sharjah Media City gives a lot of opportunities to different categories of business and issuing trade licenses to companies, freelancers and entrepreneurs in the industries of technology and media as well as other creative industries.

World class infrastructure allows you to set up your company starting from AED 11,500. Your Company would be registered only in 2-3 days. Moreover, we will provide you full assistance in PRO services and represent your company in government authorities. We will help you to open a bank account and provide you exclusive contacts in the best banks in UAE.

By choosing the minimum package of flexi desk you will be able to get up to 6 visas for the best price. To establish your company with SHAMS no deposit is required and no need even for your physical presence in UAE. Our consultants will establish your company fast and with the best quality.

Advantages of Sharjah Media City

  • Minimum cost without visa is AED 11,500
  • Wide choice of different business activities
  • Possibility of obtaining 6 visas for shared desk option 
  • Deposit is not required
  • No age restrictions for investor visas
  • No need for Physical presence in the UAE to set up your company
  • You could appoint Corporate Directors and Corporate Managers for your enterprise
  • The most simple and quick online process of registration
  • Your company documents will be issued within few days only
  • Companies will be limited in liability
  • Perfect strategical location in 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and 5 minutes from Sharjah Airport

Benefits of a Free Zone Company in Sharjah

  • 100% foreign ownership in Sharjah Free Zone
  • 100% duty exemption for import and export of all goods
  • 100% exempted from all commercial deductibles by the state government
  • 100% repatriation on capital invested and profits gained

Type of Licenses

  • Service license – allowing you to produce, re-produce, make transformation, and distribute different kind of services. Service license includes rendering services as a primary objective and utilizing goods to render a service.
  • Industrial license – You could open the business which is involved in production, re-production, transformation and manufacturing of goods.
  • Trading license - Selling goods inside Shams freezone or import and export the goods. The trade license is including: movement of goods, wholesale and retail sale of goods and the rendering of services related to the sale of these goods. Wholesaling and retailing are the final steps in the distribution of goods.

Sharjah Media City Freezone Visa Quota and License package cost.

The Multi-Year License Package from Sharjah Media City is an ideal choice for investors looking at a long-term plan. Also, the Multi-Year License Package is also beneficial for investors who would like to avoid the hassles of yearly payment for renewal of company license.

The 2,3 & 5 Year business licenses packages will enable clients to pay a one-time amount for the specific timeline and get the company license auto-renewed for the period.

License Packages

1-year Rates

2-year Rates

3-year Rates

5-Year Rates

New License and Renewal

New License

New License

New License

0 Visa

AED 11,500

AED 19,550

AED 27,600

AED 40,250

1 Visa

AED 16,775

AED 28,518

AED 40,260

AED 59,713

2 Visas

AED 18,375

AED 31,238

AED 44,100

AED 64,313

3 Visas

AED 19,975

AED 33,958

AED 47,940

AED 69,913

4 Visas

AED 21,575

AED 36,678

AED 51,780

AED 75,513

5 Visas

AED 23,175

AED 39,398

AED 55,620

AED 81,113

6 Visas

AED 24,775

AED 42,118

AED 59,460

AED 86,713

Immigration Card & Visa Cost in SHAMS

Immigration Card (3 Years) Cost
AED 1,500
Visa cost - 3 years
AED 3,500
Emirates ID 3 years
AED 370
Medical (urgent)
AED 485
Additional allocation of visas
AED 1,600

Timelines for various Immigration Processes

The investors of the newly registered company at the Sharjah Media City Free Zone will be able to process their Residence Visas within the below-specified timelines.

Type of Transaction


Entry Visa (Normal)

3-4 working days

Entry Visa (Priority)

1 working day

Entry Visa (Resubmission)

1-2 working days

Residence Visa (Normal)

3-4 working days

Residence Visa (Priority)

1 working day

Residence Visa (Resubmission)

1-2 working days

Residence Visa Cancellation (Normal) – Investor/Partner

3-4 working days

Residence Visa Cancellation (Priority) – Investor/Partner

2 working days

Residence Visa Cancellation (Normal) - Employee

3-4 working days

Residence Visa Cancellation (Priority) - Employee

1 working day

Entry Visa Cancellation (Normal) – Investor/Partner

3-4 working day

Entry Visa Cancellation (Priority) – Investor/Partner

1-2 working day

Entry Visa Cancellation (Normal) - Employee

3-4 working day

Entry Visa Cancellation (Priority) - Employee

1 working day

Entry Visa & Residence Visa Cancellation

1-2 working days

PRO Services in Sharjah Media City

Our PRO Services in Sharjah Media City covers a vast scope of administrative and document clearing services.

Our expert team of trained professionals is well-experienced to deal with all the Government departments for document clearing and obtaining approvals.

PRO Services Package in Sharjah Media City

Our exclusive PRO Services Package for Sharjah Media City covers:

  • Company formation application form preparation & Submission
  • Document Attestation & legal translation
  • Chamber of commerce, notary, foreign affairs attestation
  • Company Establishment Card and Immigration Clearances
  • Residence Visa and Emirates ID of the investors and employees
  • Sponsorship Visa Cancellation and company de-registration
  • Customs Registration and obtaining required clearances for trading
  • Amendments and Renewal of Trade License
  • Shareholder document preparation, Memorandum of Association, PO.Box Registration
  • Financial Audits and Report preparation
  • and many more...

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