Dubai Media City

Dubai Media City (DMC) is a free zone that is, as the name suggests, the regional hub for media firms, including online media, news agencies, advertising and broadcasting. It was established in 2000, and has requisite media infrastructure (like fibre optic cable connections) already set up. It has a media community of more than 20,000 people in 2,000 international and regional media organizations. DMC houses offices of renowned media companies like CNN, CNBC, Reuters, Sony and Bertelsmann, as well as the International Cricket Council, the global governing body of cricket.

Dubai Media City (DMC) has established media business centres to foster pertinent talent and entrepreneurship in Dubai. For freelancers venturing out in the field of media and entertainment, DMC is a productive base. It’s a location where media businesses can operate in an environment that benefits out of the synergy between media & entertainment, marketing, broadcasting and publishing industries.

Why DMC?

Dubai Media City offers the following benefits to businesses:

  • No personal income tax
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Relaxed visa and operational procedures
  • Excellent media infrastructure

Company Formation in DMC

For the list of documents required for forming a company in DMC, click here.

Why Us?

Should you think of opening a business in Dubai Media City, Business Setup Worldwide is at your disposal from the very beginning. We have it all covered for you, be it the business plan or the legal documentation formalities. Our team of experts is there to make sure you get the ideal environment for setting up your business. Your business vision and objectives are at the center of what we do. Extensive domain know-how, regional knowledge, cutting-edge infrastructure, client-centric systems and operational transparency are the hallmarks of the company formation process at Business Setup Worldwide, and we strive to provide the most congruous business solution for your needs.

Business Setup Advisor

Daria Lantceva

Office 2307

10th floor

Rashid Tower

Trade Centre 2

P.O. Box 293816


United Arab Emirates


Phone: +971 4 3867444

Mob: +971-52-4829865

Fax: +971 4 3867474


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