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Fujairah Creative City Free Zone (FCC-FZ)

Fujairah Creative City was developed with the primary objective of providing a comprehensive zone for creative media and digital operations with cutting-edge digital infrastructure, world-class telecom connectivity, and high-tech communication links.

Fujairah creative city was established in 2005 under the chairmanship of His Highness Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad Al Sharqi. Fujairah Creative City free zone is located in Fujairah city, with the primary objective of providing a comprehensive zone for creative media and digital operations with cutting-edge digital infrastructure, world-class telecom connectivity, and high-tech communication links in the region. The Creative City is a designated free zone exempted from any forms of taxation, this new initiative form the Emirate of Fujairah attracts investors, businesses and companies in media sector from all over the world. The latest infrastructure, high-speed telecom links, state-of-the-art media innovation labs complements the other media-hubs in the region such as the Dubai Media City and twofour54 of Abu Dhabi.

Since its launch the Fujairah Creative City has been successful in providing top-class infrastructure to thousands of clients with secure, reliable and excellent business environment. The Creative City caters broad spectrum of business fields including consulting, media, education, events, marketing, communication, music, entertainment, and services fusing the existing media clusters in the regions and enhancing the creativity in all the fields.

Benefits of Starting a Business in Fujairah Creative City

  • 100% tax exemption
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No capital requirements
  • Complete foreign ownership rights
  • No mandatory lease space required
  • No annual auditing or limitation on shared capital
  • No physical presence required in UAE during incorporation
  • Excellent international reach
  • Flexible and customized business packages
  • Faster document processing, permits and licenses issued within days
  • Allocation of 6 UAE residency visas

Business Activities in Fujairah Creative City Free Zone

  • Advertising
  • Audio & Visual
  • Architecture & Technology
  • Broadcasting
  • Business & Communications
  • Photography & Videography
  • Design & Motion Graphics
  • e-Commerce

Business Packages Available in Fujairah Creative City

1. Office Space

This package offers physical office space in the creative city at competitive rates. The services include:

  • Trade license valid for 1 year
  • Establishment card valid for 1 year
  • Availability of up to 12 visas
  • Processing time: 1-2 days
  • Office rent agreement at Fujairah Creative City Free zone for 1 year

2. Baby Business

The baby business package is designed for small businesses to benefit from an easy company setup process with minimized overhead costs. Offering small companies with up to 6 visas. This package is aimed to help the small businesses operating in UAE. The services include:

  • Trade license valid for 1 year
  • Establishment card valid for 1 year
  • Availability of 6 visas
  • Processing time: 1-2 days
  • Flexi Desk facility (online support, internet access, signboard, P.O box, conference room, and PRO services)

3. Commercial FZE LLC

This license package is designed for an individual without any visa requirement. The services include:

  • Trade License valid for 1 year
  • Processing time: 1-2 days
  • No visa availability

4. Freelancer Company

This package is ideal for startups with 1-3 visa requirements. It offers all the advantages of a regular company setup. The services include:

  • Trade license valid for 1 year
  • Establishment card valid for 1 year
  • Availability of 3 visas
  • Processing time: 1-2 days
  • Flexi-desk facility (online support, internet access, signboard, P.O box, conference room, and PRO services)

5. Commercial Plus One

The commercial plus one is the smallest company set-up available with one-visa availability, and is suitable for single individual owner. The services are:

  • Trade license valid for 1 year
  • Establishment card valid for 1 year
  • Availability of 3 visas
  • Processing time: 1-2 days
  • Flexi-desk facility (online support, internet access, signboard, P.O box, conference room, and PRO services)

Fujairah Creative city offers licenses to individuals as well as companies to operate within the free zone environment. The regulation and processing of all the government formalities, work permits, visas and streamlined process for business process is handled by the Creative City Authority which makes it easier for the business owners to set up business in the free zone. In addition to simplifying the process of setting up the business in the free zone the Creative City Authority also operates as a one-stop solution by offering a range of key services and facilities to all of its client.

If you are planning to start your business in Fujairah Creative City, or need any further information on the company formation procedure here, do contact us. Our team of advisors at Business Setup Worldwide can guide you through your company formation journey in this unique free zone.