As a world-class Free Zone hub for innovation, SHAMS sets the benchmark for service and support to those wishing to set-up and launch their business with specialized facilities for the creative and media industries.
Their mission is to make creative entrepreneurship accessible to all aspiring startups, SMEs and established companies striving to grow their business both locally and globally. Shams is a dynamic initiative that makes a strong connection with the talented individuals it attracts
SHAMS offer smart innovative services, coupled with a holistic community-centered approach. They place great value on localized content and actively encourage entrepreneurial talent from within this thriving community.
SHAMS offers multiple activities to choose from, primarily ranging from consultancy, media services, internet services and general trading.
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Our flexible support services help clients in choosing the best for their business requirements & contribute strongly to their day to day operations.
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|1||Initial Approval & Trade name approval|
|3-4||Entry Permit Issuance|
|1||In Country Status Change|
|1||Medical Examination and Emirates ID registration|
|2-3||Residence Visa Stamping on Passport|
*The above timelines are subject to change by the Free Zone at any given point and are based for reference purposes only. Your Business Setup Advisor will update you at all stages of the above mentioned process.
The following documents are required to setup a company in the Sharjah Media City (SHAMS):
|1||Consultancy on Company Incorporation Procedures|
|2||Pre-Approval for the Shareholder|
|3||Drafting of legal incorporation documents|
|4||Trade name reservation|
|5||Submission for Initial Approval|
|6||Final submission for License Registration|
|7||Assistance in bank account opening|
|8||Application, Submission & Collection of Establishment card|
|9||Application & Registration of E-Channel|
|10||Complete Visa PRO Services: Entry Permit, Medical, Emirates ID & Visa Stamping|