Business Setup at SPC

Business Setup in SPC Free zone

Sharjah Publishing City Free zone

Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPCFZ) is among the pioneering free zones globally, specializing in serving the global publishing and media sectors. Business Setup in the SPC Free Zone provides a great opportunity for business owners to establish and grow their ventures in an environment tailored to their needs.

Featuring a diverse array of over 1,500 business activities spanning publishing, printing, e-commerce, business consulting, information technology, and more, setting up a business in the SPC Free Zone provides access to contemporary office spaces, cutting-edge facilities, warehouse options, storage areas, and co-working spaces.


SPCFZ’s vision is to become world’s top free zone in creating entrepreneurs and helping in business support services to make the companies self-enabled in growing their business.


SPCFZ’s mission is to create companies and provide them with exclusive customer support services to thrive in a challenging environment.


It consists of team integrity, excellence and commitment, customer happiness, initiative and innovation, transparency and credibility, and delivery of affordable services. 

With Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone you create an environment to nurture growth and success. It helps in business support management allowing clients to take full advantage of the zone.

SPC Free Zone

Why Choose Us

The Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone is located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in Sharjah, less than ten minutes away from Sharjah International Airport. Also, the zone is only 15 minutes away from the Dubai International Airport. It aims to be a free zone where your publishing business can thrive. YABS can help you with company setup in the 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 are, if you are in the publishing industry, there is a place for you i.e. Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone.

Advantages of Company Setup in Sharjah Publishing City

Outstanding location
Situated at the core of Sharjah City, SPC Free Zone offers dedicated spaces tailored for trading and retail endeavors. Obtaining a Sharjah Publishing City license grants you convenient access to a multitude of business facilities, thanks to the diverse range of business activities available within the Free Zone.
Incentives and Subsidies
Ranked as the UAE's third-largest emirate, Sharjah offers additional incentives such as tax and duty exemptions, full business ownership rights, and the ability to repatriate capital. Moreover, the government of Sharjah subsidizes approximately 70% of water and electricity consumption costs, providing further financial benefits to businesses.
Sharjah Free Zone enterprises within SPC have the liberty to hire both local and expatriate talents for their operations. Additionally, SPC Free Zone offers manpower services upon request, and it facilitates employment visas for all companies employing individuals within the Free Zone.
Easy Business Setup
Registering your company and obtaining a license in the SPC Free Zone is a swift and hassle-free process. Typically, depending on your business type, a Sharjah Publishing City license can be issued within 24 hours.
Visa & Licensing
The SPC Free Zone provides a 10-year license option. In addition to this, Sharjah free zone companies in the SPC also give you the convenience and leverage of combining activities from different sectors. The free zone is allowed to have a dual license structure (Mainland and Free Zone).

Facilities in SPC Free Zone

Documents required for Company Setup in Sharjah Publishing City

Free Zone Establishment

Application Form For Registration In SPCFZ
Passport Of Shareholders, Owners, Directors, And Managers
Visa And Emirates ID Of Shareholders, Owners, Directors, And Managers
Proof Of Address (Utility Bill, Bank Account, Etc.) Of Shareholders, Owners, Directors, And Managers
Passport Size Photo Of Shareholders
Memorandum And Article Of Association
Specimen Signature Of Manager

Branch Office

Company Registration Form
Owner Declaration Document
Passport Copy And Photo Of The Manager
Memorandum And Article Of Association Of Parent Comapny With Attestation
Attested Certificate Of Incopration Of The Parent Company
Attested Board Resolution And Power Attorney Of The Parent Company
Business License Attested For The Parent Company

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the advantages of setting up a business in Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPCFZ)
    SPCFZ offers numerous advantages, including 100% foreign ownership, tax exemptions, a streamlined setup process, access to state-of-the-art infrastructure, and proximity to key markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
    What types of businesses can be established in SPCFZ?
    SPCFZ welcomes a wide range of businesses related to the publishing industry, including printing, distribution, media production, advertising, marketing, and digital content creation, among others.
    What are the steps involved in setting up a business in SPCFZ?
    The setup process typically involves selecting a business activity, choosing a company name, submitting required documents, obtaining approvals, leasing office space, and acquiring necessary licenses from SPCFZ authorities.
    Is it necessary to have a physical office space in SPCFZ?
    Yes, companies registered in SPCFZ are required to lease physical office space within the free zone premises as per the regulations. However, virtual office options are also available for certain business activities.
    What are the types of licenses available in SPCFZ?
    SPCFZ offers various types of licenses tailored to specific business activities, including Publishing License, Printing License, Media License, Advertising License, and more. The type of license required depends on the nature of your business.
    Are there any restrictions on hiring employees in SPCFZ?
    SPCFZ allows businesses to hire both local and expatriate employees. However, companies must comply with relevant labor laws and obtain the necessary permits for hiring expatriate staff.
    How long does it take to complete the business setup process in SPCFZ?
    The duration of the setup process can vary depending on various factors, such as the type of business activity, completeness of documentation, and regulatory approvals. Typically, it takes between 2-4 weeks to complete the setup process.
    What support services are available to businesses in SPCFZ?
    SPCFZ provides a range of support services, including assistance with company registration, visa processing, legal and administrative support, access to networking events, and business development resources.
    Is it possible to expand or relocate the business within SPCFZ?
    Yes, businesses in SPCFZ have the flexibility to expand their operations or relocate to larger premises within the free zone as per their requirements. The SPCFZ authorities provide assistance in facilitating such transitions.
    How can I get more information or assistance regarding business setup in SPCFZ?
    For further inquiries or assistance with business setup in SPCFZ, you can contact our dedicated team of experts, who will be happy to guide you through the process and address any specific queries you may have.

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