Established in 1996, Sharjah International Airport Free Zone (SAIF Zone) is located next to Sharjah International Airport, and one of the most reputed and well–established Free zone in UAE. Sharjah International Airport Free Zone is just 20 minutes drive from Dubai International Airport. The fee for a new company and license starts from USD 3722 for the SAIF desk package.
Sharjah Airport International Free Zone is an ideal place to register the company in Sharjah, UAE, for all types of businesses, which require a fast, efficient, and trouble-free working environment. It provides state-of-the-art facilities with air-conditioned and furnished executive suites with reception, pre-built warehouses in four sizes with adjacent office space, and lease land for unrestricted private development, bunkers, container parking area, and temporary storage space.
Facilities for manufacturing, assembling, packaging, import, re-export, trade, and value-added activities are catered for at the Zone. Fast and simple processing of relevant licenses (trade, industrial, and services), sponsorship and visas for staff working for the investor, access to low-cost energy and labor, budget accommodation for the in-site workforce, consultancy services in computer and internet training, legal services, international couriers, traffic and licensing office, customs office, petrol station, banks, restaurants, post office, travel agency, clinic, transportation to and from the city, secretarial and security services are just some of the infrastructural facilities that are at hand.
WIS Consultancy headquarters is located at Sharjah Airport Free zone, adjacent to the administration building. We are authorized consultants by Sharjah International Airport Free Zone (SAIF) and we could set up your company within two days with the minimum requirements and cheapest cost.
Commercial License: import, export, distribution, consolidation, storage, or warehousing of goods speciﬁed in the license, it is important to note that the maximum permitted limit is three similar product lines or company activities.
General Trading License: can be acquired under a commercial license that permits a large number of products.
Service License: allows the holder to carry out service fixed in the license only. All types of services are allowed unless they are forbidden by the Federal or Local Authorities.
Industrial License: import of raw materials, fabrication, processing, assembling, packaging, and export the ﬁnished goods.
Your license can belong only to one of these categories. If you want to mix them, an additional license will have to be purchased.
Sharjah airport Sharjah International Airport Free Zone has a very broad business activity list. It even has some hard to get service activities, such as “Investment of own funds”.
Activities also allow storage and consolidation of the products specified in your license, as well as manufacturing and assembling of your products.
Sharjah International Airport Free Zone – SAIF does not share its activity list, so all the business activities availability needs to be checked. The free zone allows you to have multiple activities in the license for your company formation in Sharjah, but if they are not related, an additional fee will apply.
The best Sharjah International Airport Free Zone offers currently are:
These packages are eligible for 3 resident visas and have a small office as a part of the package.
If you are planning to rent a bigger facility, you will pay a license fee + the rent of the office or warehouse. The prices will be competitive to Sharjah LLC company formation cost, however, the facilities in the Mainland are usually cheaper than in the free zones.
Visa fees and other immigration fees are paid separately.
Sharjah free zone company formation in Sharjah International Airport Free Zone can be done personally by company owners or by Power of Attorney holders.
License is issued instantly on the day of application.
The required documents and information for the incorporation in Sharjah Airport Free Zone:
The documents issued by SAIF after company registration include:
Company registration in this free zone can be done by business setup consultants in Sharjah or in Dubai.
Renewal of Sharjah Airport Free Zone company can be done without a personal visit of the company owners. It takes 1 day.
The free zone requires you to make the payment and sign a renewed lease agreement in order to process the renewal.
Amendments of any company in Sharjah International Airport Free Zone can be done only by the shareholders or Power of Attorney holders.
Some standard amendments with the costs:
Renewal of the company takes place after 1 year from the date of registration. Renewal cost is slightly less than the setup fee – 27,300 AED for the cheapest package.
An audit is not required.
In case your company has registered for VAT, you need to provide your tax registration certificate to the free zone when you renew the company.
Corporate amendments can be done any time after the license is issued:
Each amendment would have a different price. After it is done, the authority will have to issue a new license for you with the amended information. The new license release will cost 1,500 AED.
Company liquidation in Sharjah International Airport Free Zone requires submission of a few documents:
The cost of the cancellation is 5,500 AED including publication of newspaper notice.