Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone
Prices starting fromAED 5,750
The Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone is located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in Sharjah, less than ten minutes away from the Sharjah International Airport. This free zone is only 15 minutes away from the Dubai International Airport and its aim to be a place where your publishing business can thrive. We can help you with company setup in Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone.
Set up in 2017 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah and a member of the Federal Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates, the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone is the world’s first free zone that is dedicated exclusively to the global print and publishing industry. You can write, design, print, publish and distribute from a single state-of-the-art dedicated free zone that is just 30 minutes away from Dubai’s business district.
The Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone offers co-working spaces, retail outlets, commercial offices, and storage facilities. So no matter what your needs, if you are in the publishing industry, there is a place for you – the right place to be – at the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone.
Why choose Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone?
The Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone is operated by the Sharjah Book Authority, which also oversees the Sharjah International Book Fair, which is the largest event of its kind in the Middle East. It is one of the world’s top publishing events, drawing in more than 2.23 million visitors every year. Some 1,874 publishers from 77 nations around the world take part, putting on display some 1.6 million titles on average.
The annual Sharjah International Book Fair also sees around 80,000 new titles each year, and there is also a two-day Publishers Conference held on the sidelines of the Sharjah International Book Fair for the buying and selling of rights to books and publications. All these translate into opportunities for those located in the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone.
Sharjah, the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, is also home to 40% of industrial activity in the country. It is well-served by three ports – Port Khalid, Port KhorFakkan and the Hamriyah Free Zone Port – in addition to the Sharjah International Airport. These present a strategic advantage for those in the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone.
Companies from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Malaysia, Turkey, The Philippines, Albania, Ireland, Sweden, New Zealand, Tanzania, Singapore and the United Kingdom all rub shoulders with each other at the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone, lending themselves to that truly international experience.
Documents required for Company Setup in Sharjah Publishing City
This is applicable for all Directors, Shareholders, and Managers of the proposed company.
In case the company already exists outside the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone, notarized and attested copies of the following are also required at the time of application.
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Starting at AED 1,100 per year
Starting at AED 5,750 per year
Duration of Visa
Up to 10 years