UAE's Fastest Growing Media Free Zone

We make creative entrepreneurship
accessible to aspiring startups, SMEs
and established companies

About Shams

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.

Our Vision

To be a world-class hub for media and creativity in the region.

Our Mission

We make creative entrepreneurship accessible and inspire business growth. We foster a vibrant and connected ecosystem for innovators to live, learn and co-create.

Why Shams?

Cost effective business setup

0% corporate or personal income tax

100% foreign ownership permitted

Allocation of up to 6 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

GDP
$24.81 billion

Seaports on the Arabian
Gulf and Indian Ocean
International Airport
Of coastline
Emirates border Sharjah

Our Clients Say It Best

Olabisi Daily

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..

Sampat Shetty

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.

Smart idea travels

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.

Global Pilot

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!

Contact Us

Sharjah Media City (Shams)

Sharjah Media City (Shams), Al Messaned, Al Bataeh, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

P.O. Box 515000
Phone (In the UAE) 800 SHAMS (74267)
Phone (Outside UAE) +971 800 SHAMS (74267)
Email info@shams.ae

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