Sharjah Media City (SHAMS) is a relatively recent addition to the free zones, having been launched in early 2017. As the third largest emirate in the UAE, Sharjah is highly desirable for its proximity to Dubai, making it an attractive location for businesses looking for cost-effective setups. SHAMS caters to a diverse range of businesses, from small startups to corporate giants, with a particular focus on media startups.
The SHAMS license offers numerous advantages, including:
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.
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.
It allows for production, re-production, transformation and manufacturing of goods.