Fujairah Creative City

Fujairah Creative City free zone

A new media free zone was launched in the Emirate of Fujairah called Fujairah Creative City Zone. We aim to provide clients with reliable Fujairah Creative City Company formation services and support for emerging companies in every step of the way. Value, availability, and efficiency. There are some of the key points you need to think of when establishing a new business entity. With these principles in mind we at Creative City know and understand that not every company’s needs are the same, so why should they be treated as such?

Fujairah Creative City Free Zone
Fujairah Creative City Free Zone

Our operating approach is to treat each company set up individually enabling us to formulate a business solution that is right for you. We are one stop solution for a company set up is simple, fast and client oriented. Our Free Zone registers companies, provides licenses, visas and support services in a timely and reliable manner.

Fujairah creative city company benefits

Apply for several residence visas with flexi-desk option: One of Fujairah Creative City Free Zone’s major pulling points – particularly for first time entrepreneurs – is that it allows business owners to apply for several visas without the need to lease physical office space. Under the free zone’s ‘Baby Business’ package, entrepreneurs only need to sign up to the flexi-desk service which offer flexible access to desk space. This also makes them to be eligible for up to six visas.

No need to take on office space

Not only Creative City Free Zone allow entrepreneurs to apply for many visas without taking physical office space, it actually makes no requirement for you to take any office space at all. The free zone boasts freelancer and single owner packages, which provide entrepreneurs with a fast and easy way to get their businesses up and running, with little commitment and minimal start-up and overhead costs. This makes setting up in Fujairah Creative City one of the most cost-effective options for businesses of this type.

Fujairah creative city free zone company registration

Fujairah Creative City’s low barriers to entry are another huge reason why many UAE business owners choose to set up shop here. Not only are entrepreneurs not require to put forward any share capital or provide details of shareholder and owner experience or attestation, there’s also no requirement for an annual audit, book keeping or formal business plan.

No need for NOC from local sponsor

This is the reason why Fujairah Creative City Free Zone is particularly popular with new and first time business owners. Entrepreneurs are not required to provide a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their current sponsor, making it possible to set up side businesses within the free zone while still employed. What’s more, freelancer and single owner licences can easily be amend as your business grows.

Fujairah creative city offers variety of business types

You often hear the advantages of sector-specific free zones pitted against those that are open to a wide variety of business types. In truth, both have many advantages. On the one hand, working in close quarters with other experts in your field is great for knowledge sharing and development, while working among a mix of industries is perfect for collaboration and broadening horizons.

What makes Fujairah Creative City particularly noteworthy is that it combines the best of both worlds. While the free zone is specific to the more creative industries such as media, advertising and broadcasting, within that are a range sub-sectors, including HR, e-commerce, IT, publishing, training, consultancy and design. This not only opens the free zone to an array of different business types but also allows for the sharing of knowledge in some areas and the transfer of skills between sub sectors in others.

Fujairah creative city-E-Commerce friendly

Obtaining a business licence for an e-commerce business here in the UAE can be a minefield, particularly when setting up in a free zone. Creative City in Fujairah is one of the few free zones that makes such licences, it also offers one of the most cost-effective packages available.

It can be easy to feel like you’re drowning in paperwork when setting up a business anywhere in the world, and the UAE is no exception, so anything to lessen that burden is a relief. As well as the standard assistance you can expect with business registration in most of the UAE’s free zones, when setting up in Fujairah Creative City, you’ll also get help and assistance choosing and opening your corporate bank account.


As well as being quick and easy to get set up and get your own visa in place, it’s also straightforward for entrepreneurs in Fujairah Creative City Free Zone to sponsor family and employees for their own residence visas. While the process is relatively easy – made up of four stages: entry permit, status adjustment, medical fitness test, then Emirates ID registration and visa stamping – it’s much better to get advice from an expert in setting up UAE free zone businesses. They will help you make sure that before you start an application, both you (and those you’re hoping to sponsor) meet all of the entry criteria.


Finally, just as big a selling point as Fujairah Creative City’s world-class facilities is its strategic location on the UAE’s east coast. Situated just off the E89, the free zone is only 90 minutes from the Dubai business district and within easy reach of several international airports. Known as the “Jewel of the Middle East”, Fujairah is the perfect hub for business travellers and tourists alike – ideally placed to do business with the billions of potential customers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, subcontinent, Far East and European markets – as well as boasting sun-kissed beaches and majestic mountain ranges.


Fujairah Creative City offers just as many benefits to single owner businesses as it does to larger enterprises with teams of employees. The free zone gives businesses of all sizes access to fully furnish facilities. For companies that wish to put their own stamp on their surroundings, open plan, blank canvas style offices are also available. Freelancers and solo entrepreneurs, meanwhile, are free to use flexible desk space as and when they need it.


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