Hamriyah Free Zone

The Hamriyah Free Zone Authority was originally constructed post an Emiri decree in 1995. At that time the topical and time zone advantages were already known to offer international investors a unique advantage. Today the Hamriyah Free Zone thrives owing to its combination of cost effective living, excellent network of roads and highways as well as its connection to international destinations.

Sharjah is one of the essential parts of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and has played a significant role in developing the country's industrial base. It's unique positioning between three continents makes it a desired place to do business, especially for traders. Plus, Sharjah is the only emirate with a port on the Arabian Gulf's west coast as well as on the east coast, ensuring that it has direct access to the Indian Ocean. The Sharjah International Airport connects up to 230 cities from across the globe. So, whether you want to focus on the local MENA region or international markets Sharjah's Hamriyah Free Zone is uniquely poised to give you an advantage.

Why choose the Hamriya Free Zone for your business?

Hamriyah Free Zone has over the past two decades proven to be one of the best free zones for investorswanting to establish a competitive business. It like other UAE's free zones offers 100% ownership and a tax-free business environment. Also, companies are exempt from commercial levies. So, companies make more money and are allowed to be more competitive. Hamriyah Free Zone comprises of around twenty-two million square meters of commercial and industrial land, along with deep water ports which are currently being expanded further.

Easy licensing procedures

One of the main advantages of choosing the Hamriyah Free Zone to start a freezonecompany is the fact that it issues licenses in the shortest time possible. As a matter of fact, it takes the shortest time in the Hamriyah Free Zone as compared to the entire middle east. Coupled by being bordered with two coastlines, a large multi-cultural environment, and an investment friendly destination makes it one of the best places to do business.

License Types

Getting a business licensed in the Hamriyah Free Zone will require defining your business type. There are different license types for each type of business. Below are the categories from which you'll need to choose based on industry or business activity:

  • Industrial License: An industrial license in the Hamriyah Free Zone allows for the import of raw materials used for manufacturing, assembly or processing of products. In most cases, the finished products are exported internationally. If the goodsare soldin the UAE, then the license holder has to sell the items via a local distributor or an agent.
  • Commercial License: A Commercial License allows for the sale, distribution, export or import of items that are specified when acquiring the license. If the products are sold within the country, then it has to be done through a local agent or a distributor.
  • A Service License: A Service License enables the holder of the license to provide services which are specifiedin the license. Usually, you'll need to determine a service type like personal training, electrical service, etc. when acquiring the license.

What is required to register a freezone company in Hamriyah Free Zone?

It all depends on the type of legal structure that's chosen at the time of registration. Below are the twocategories and what is required for each:

  • Freezone Establishment (FZE): This is a single shareholder LLC company incorporated in the Hamriyah Free Zone. The minimum capital requirement for the establishment of an LLC is AED 150,000.
  • Freezone Company (FZC):A freezone company can have up to five shareholders. An FZC incorporation is otherwise similar to an FZE incorporation in terms of capital requirements and other stipulations.

Freezone companies in Hamriyah Free Zone get the following benefits:

  • Businesses in the shipping industry have ready access to 14 meters of deep water and 7 meters of inner harbor for trade or shipping
  • Businesses get a 25-year land lease which can be renewed after the said period
  • All pre-built (available) office units, warehouses, and factories can be leased in the freezone
  • Businesses can also lease office suits in the prestigious International Business Center
  • Businesses also have the ability to provide on-site accommodation to personnel as well as a health club or recreation center facilities
  • You also have access to roads, three seaports, and the fact that Sharjah International Airport is a stone's throw away
  • Very well developed telecommunications infrastructure
  • Relatively inexpensive energy is readily available at around $0.05 per KWA, and water for around $8.17 for every 1000 gallons.
  • Business owners are free to recruit their own workforce based on their economic constraints
  • Overall living in Sharjah is comparatively cheap

Contact us for assistance with setting up a freezone company in Hamirayah free zone

If you want to start a freezone company in Hamriyah Free Zone, start by contacting us for a consultation. At Smart Freezone, we have helped dozens of businesses get up and operating in Hamriyah Free Zone,and we can help you too. We also take care of all the paperwork and legalities involved in getting a business registered/licensed, opening a bank account, renting an office space, etc. Contact us for a free consultation today.

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