Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) is a gateway to global trade and setting up a business with us could not be easier. You chose your licence, the type of company you wish to open, submit the correctly completed application forms and within 1 hour we will issue your trade licence and all permits, making you legally able to trade.
We offer four types of trade licences: commercial; general trading; service; and industrial. And all of them come with 100% foreign ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, 100% free transfer of funds and exemptions from personal and corporate income tax.
You can register a free zone company or establishment, or a branch of a foreign company at SAIF Zone.
SAIF Zone can provide offices, manufacturing facilities, land on lease, warehouses, storage areas, container parking, bunkers and labour accommodation to support your enterprise. In addition to taking care of your employees' sponsorship and visas, we can also provide low-cost labour. Facilities are leased for 25 years, renewable for further period
We offer fast and simple processing of licences through our one-stop, 24-hour licensing window. In addition, our world-class free zone offers all essential facilities such as restaurants, clinic, bank, post office, courier services, and is well served by local and international transport links.
SAIF Zone is strategically located next to Sharjah International airport, giving you a market of 2 billion people less than a four-hour flight away. Close by are seaports on the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Gulf.
By establishing your company in the UAE, you also get to benefit from our stable currency, which is pegged to the dollar.
The authorities aim to make it as easy as possible for foreign companies to start a business in the UAE.
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