Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone announces expedited business setup process

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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SPC Free Zone announces expedited business setup process
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Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPC Free Zone) has announced an expedited business setup process, enabling businesses to get their licenses within just 45 minutes across an extensive selection of 1,500 business activities to choose from.

According to the statement, aspiring business owners, especially those in the publishing, creative sectors, and allied industries, can also avail unique solutions tailored to their needs in the world’s first-of-its-kind publishing Free Zone.

SPC Free Zone has also unveiled a limited-time package aimed at reducing business licensing and setup costs, providing a strategic opportunity for business owners to join the region’s largest publishing ecosystem.

By offering innovative solutions, SPC Free Zone empowers smaller businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to establish or expand their operations in the business-friendly emirate.

“This comprehensive package includes the processing of essential documents such as the Memorandum of Association (MoA), lease agreements at the free zone, share certificates, certificates of formation, and business activity certificates. Additionally, the package covers crucial administrative processes such as E-channel registration, establishment card issuance, and UAE residency in less than 5 days, as well as Emirates ID typing,” as per the statement.

For $3,947 (AED 14,500) new free zone entrants will get their 45-minute business license, one investor visa, and the flexibility to combine up to three activities from a diverse selection of 1,500 business activities that can be carried out within the free zone.

Alongside the features, companies entering SPC Free Zone will also enjoy access to an array of exceptional business support services including corporate banking assistance.

According to the statement, “Furnished offices, unfurnished spaces that can be customized to a business’ needs, the region’s only print-on-demand printing facility within SPC Free Zone’s premises, strategic access to sea ports both on the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and low operating costs alongside expert assistance will ensure a solid foundation for growth and success.”

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