Fujairah Free Zone

Michael R. Scotch

1. Fujairah Free Zone (FFZ)

This Free Zone is ideally located adjacent to the Port of Fujairah, enabling companies to have easy access to neighboring ports through some of the prime shipping routes and airports. FFZ helps its investors business flourish through its strategic geographic positioning with excellent connectivity across the world through air, sea and road. With its quick and easy licensing process, businesses can commence almost immediately with fast transactions and short delivery time.


Reduced establishment expenses, and lower overheads, make FFZ a very cost effective investment proposition.


Benefits of FFZ:


  • Cost-effective investment facilitation
  • Favorable investment environment and security
  • Multi-access to neighboring and global markets by land, sea and air.
  • Diverse investment fields

2. Fujairah Creative City

Managed by Fujairah Culture and Media Authority, Fujairah Creative City lies under the chairmanship of His Highness Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad Al Sharqi and is operated by Fujairah Media Group.


This zone serves as an ideal location for individuals and businesses that operate in creative fields like media, events, consulting, communications, technology and design. Licenses are also issued to freelancers, creative businessmen and professionals within a Free Zone economic environment. The aim of the city is to promote and facilitate entities that can transform into full-fledged enterprises. It houses SMEs, startups and entrepreneurs who would like to enjoy lower costs, excellent infrastructure and ease of doing business.  The Creative City already houses over 2000 companies showcasing its abilities as an ideal industrial location.


Creative City issues Licenses for:


  • Publishing
  • Consultancy
  • Event management
  • Filming Production/Post-Production
  • Information Services
  • Broadcasting
  • Music and Entertainment
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Marketing


Fujairah Creative City Free Zone offers:


  • Full business ownership, exemptions from taxes and repatriation of capital and profits
  • Allocation of up to seven UAE Residency Visas
  • Convenient bank account services
  • Personal client relationship managers
  • No paid up share capital
  • Efficient PRO services
  • Flexible payment terms
  • Issuance of Trade License within 10 business days
  • Low set-up costs starting from AED 17,500
  • No annual auditing
  • No Objection Letter (NOC) not required

Free Zones in UAE

Abu Dhabi




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