Sharjah Media City Free Zone

Sharjah Media City is located in the Sharjah. It is also known as SHAMS Free Zone. Sharjah has to be known as the cultural capital of the UAE. Sharjah Media City Free Zone is an innovative media and creativity destination in the UAE. Thus, SHAMS become the primary choice for young business owner’s.

SHAMS Free Zone has a long term vision is to build a benchmark for entrepreneurs. This Free Zone focus on enhancing technology with a creative mindset. Therefore, it open doors for all nationality and language people. The SHAMS Free Zone adopts a vibrant ecosystem for innovation to live, learn and co-create.

We Elegant Services are the authorized Channel Partner of SHAMS Free Zone. Therefore, We act as a bridge between the Business Owner and the Free Zone. Company Formation in the UAE is our core business since 2009. We deal with most of the Free Zone. Our professional team will assure that each client will get the best information.

We provide complete business setup services to form a company under Sharjah Media City. We recommend that The SHAMS is one of the affordable and flexible Free Zone for Company registration.

Media License Package – Zero Visa

Sharjah Media City brings an unmatchable offer for an individual entrepreneur to start e-commerce business in UAE. Freelance media license allows choosing any media activity:

Media Activities: E-commerce, Advertising, Digital Marketing, Events Organizing, Computer Programming and consultancy, Media Production, Photography, Web portals, Printing, Market research, Graphics Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Publishing, Translation Services.

License Types

Shams License is a permit that allows a company to operate within Sharjah Media City (Shams) under specific business activities.

Service License

It allows for production, re-production, transformation and distribution of services. Service license includes rendering services as a primary objective and utilizing goods to provide them.

Trading License

Selling goods within Shams or importing and exporting of goods. It includes movement of goods, wholesale and retail sale of goods and rendering of services related to the sale of these goods.

Industrial License

It allows for production, re-production, transformation and manufacturing of goods.

Benefits of Sharjah Media City Free Zone.

  • Investor presence is not mandatory for company registration.
  • Low-cost business Startup packages.
  • SHAMS required 0 Paid up Share capital.
  • Sharjah Media City allows 100% foreign ownership. On other hands, UAE has No income tax and corporate tax.
  • This Free Zone have flexible visa packages.
  • All documentation issued in 2 days.


How to get a freelancer License in the UAE?

Sharjah Media City offering Freelancer media license which allow 3 business activity to be added in the license along with one media activity will be mandatory.

How to get a Freelancer Visa in the UAE?

To avail a freelancer visa, the best affordable way is to get a freelancer license from SHAMS Free Zone and further apply for a freelancer visa under your own license. thus it provide you complete control over your business and visa.

What is the validity of Freelance Visa in SHAMS Free Zone?

The validity of Freelancer visa in SHAMS Free zone is 2 years (as per new updates) but the license is valid for 1 year only every year license should be renewed, to continue avail the benefits.