The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as a vibrant hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, attracting businesses from all over the globe. Within this dynamic landscape, Sharjah Media City (SHAMS) stands out as a haven for media, entertainment, and creative industries. SHAMS offers businesses a range of advantages, including 100% foreign ownership and no restrictions on capital repatriation.

SHAMS provides businesses access to world-class infrastructure, modern facilities, and a dynamic business ecosystem that caters to the needs of media, entertainment, and creative industries.


Established in 2017, SHAMS is a designated Free Zone strategically located within the Emirate of Sharjah. It offers a nurturing and supportive environment specifically designed to empower businesses in the media and creative sectors. SHAMS fosters a collaborative ecosystem where creativity flourishes, innovation thrives, and companies can connect and grow.

Company Setup with Sharjah Media City (SHAMS)

The process of setting up a company in SHAMS is designed to be efficient and user-friendly

  • Choose Your Business Activity: Select the appropriate license type from a wide range specific to the media and creative industries.
  • Prepare Required Documents: Gather necessary documents like your passport, business plan, and industry-specific certifications.
  • Company Formation: Work with a business setup specialist in Sharjah to complete the company formation process with SHAMS authorities.
  • Visa Processing: SHAMS facilitates visa applications for you and your employees, ensuring a smooth transition.

Sharjah Media City offers the ideal platform for success for businesses in the media and creative industries seeking a supportive, dynamic, and cost-effective environment. SHAMS empowers companies to tap into a vibrant creative ecosystem, access a growing market, and achieve entrepreneurial aspirations. Embrace the potential, explore the possibilities, and ignite your creative journey in the heart of SHAMS!

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Set up your Business with SHAMS