Sharjah Media City (SHAMS) specialises in media and creative industries and therefore provides a wide range of activities in communications, advertising, media business, educational services, IT, GameDev.
The freezone is a 15-minute drive from Sharjah International Airport and 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport.
- Relatively low fee for Business License — from 1600 USD (0 visas).
- The cheapest General Trading License is from 2500 USD (0 visas). Allows you to import, export and trade any goods. There is no need to list them on the license.
- Possibility of freelance activities — from 2100 USD (0 visas).
- Soft requirements for issuing resident visas. A shared desk company may issue up to 12 visas. Other freezones require a physical office rental for this number of zones.