UAE's Fastest Growing Media Free Zone
We make creative entrepreneurship accessible to aspiring startups, SMEs and established companies
Sharjah Media City (Shams) was launched in February 2017 to act as a catalyst for creative and media businesses to grow and thrive. Aiming to be a world-class media hub for innovative facilities and services, Shams covers a wide range of business activities available for those wishing to embark on their entrepreneurial journey in the UAE.
To be a world-class hub for media and creativity in the region.
We make creative entrepreneurship accessible and inspire business growth. We foster a vibrant and connected ecosystem for innovators to live, learn and co-create.
Cost effective business setup
0% corporate or personal income tax
100% foreign ownership permitted
Allocation of up to 12 visas on a shared desk facility
Quick and simple online registration process
Wide range of business activities available on the same business license
Located 15 minutes from Sharjah International Airport and 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport
Shareholders are not required to be physically present in the UAE to incorporate a new company
Why invest in Sharjah?
AED 33.81 billion
Sharjah's 2020 budget
Gulf and Indian Ocean
Our Clients Say It Best
Great place... I had challenges with the agency I used to register for my business with Shams and when I contacted Shams directly on the matter, they helped me straight away..
All the Staffs including SJH & Dubai are very helpful and cooperative. Its easy to coordinate with SHAMS in all the matters. Happy to take decision in acquiring our Business with SHAMS. Thanks.
Extremely delighted with the speed and quality of service provided by Shams Visa team. Thank you for making the process smooth and hassle free. Keep up the good work.
Shams does listen to its customers carefully and is doing its best to keep them content and have a good relationship. The service and care provided is outstanding. Much appreciated!