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Hamriyah Free Zone

Hamriya Free Zone the fastest license issuing free zone in the Middle East. Located in Sharjah, UAE a land of two coastlines secure & business friendly investment destination.


Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, is playing an important role as the pre-eminent industrial base of the UAE, with its unique premeditated location between three continents, serving a developing market of 1.5 billion people. Sharjah is the only one of the seven Emirates with ports on the Arabian Gulf’s west coast and east coast with direct access to the Indian Ocean, and an international airport which connects to 230 cities. It also has a well-developed infrastructure, invented for the industry at all levels to attend Gulf, regional and international markets.


Hamriyah Free Zone Authority was constructed through an Emiri decree issued in November 12, 1995. It is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, which gives the free zone a unique topographical and time zone advantage backed by a secure and fully convertible currency and a multi-access to neighboring and international countries through land, sea and air.



Hamriyah Free Zone is face up to provide competitive incentives and unique opportunities to establish a business in a tax free environment, full company ownership, exemptions from all commercial levies and return of capital and profits. The free zone manages an area of roughly twenty two million square meters of major industrial and commercial land and a 14 meter deep water port which includes room for expansion.


If you’re looking for a company formation specialist to assist you with business setup in Hamriyah Free Zone; We at Setup Zone offers a wide range of services to assist you in the process of business setup. The incorporation of a free zone business is not always as you think. Setup Zone specializes in taking care of the legal and document clearing side of the process.


The free zone provides the following facilities:


  • Access to 14 meter deep water port and 7 meter deep inner harbor
  • Land lease for 25 years renewed for similar period
  • Pre-built warehouses, factories and office units for lease
  • Executive office suites in the International Business Center for lease
  • On-site accommodation for investors’ personnel including recreation center and health club
  • Transportation via road, 3 sea ports and Sharjah International airport
  • Highly developed infrastructure and telecommunications links
  • Abundant and inexpensive energy (Electricity: $0.05 per KWA, Water: $8.17 per 1000 Gallons)
  • Liberty for personnel recruitment and economical workforce
  • Affordable cost of living

License Types

The type of License that will be issued to an applicant company will be defined by the activity the applicant company is permitted by the Hamriyah Free Zone to undertake as follows:


  • Industrial License

    This license will allow the holder to import raw materials for the purpose of manufacturing, processing and/or assembly of specified products. The finished products may be exported outside the UAE. If the finished products are sold in the UAE market then the License holder will need to do this through a local distributor or a local agent.

  • Commercial License

    This license will allow the holder to import, export, sell, distribute and store items specified on the license. If the finished products are sold in the UAE market then the License holder will need to do this through a local distributor or a local agent.

  • Service License

    This license allows the holder to carry out the services which are specified on the license within the Hamriyah Free Zone only.



New Incorporation: Free Zone Establishment (FZE) / Free Zone Company (FZC)


Free Zone Establishment (FZE) is a single share holder limited liability company which can be incorporated in Hamriyah Free Zone. The minimum capital requirement for incorporating a Free zone Establishment (FZE) is Dhs.150, 000 (Applicable for Land / Warehouses) (Approximately US$ 40,000). However Free Zone Company (FZC) will be a similar incorporation with multiple shareholding (maximum 5 shareholders).

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