Fujairah Creative City Free Zone (FCC)

Fujairah Creative City Free Zone (FCC) - Smart Zones UAE

Fujairah Creative City represents a fresh media innovation hub, expanding the landscape of media centers in the region, following the likes of Dubai Media City and Abu Dhabi’s twofour54.

Capitalizing on the advantages of lower operating license costs and a more affordable cost of living, this new initiative offers media investors an attractive alternative or supplementary option for expansion. This free zone also facilitates remote business setup and visa processing.

Fujairah Creative City primarily targets smaller players aiming to establish new ventures or leverage a new location for their existing operations. With a dedicated land area spanning 40,000 square meters, Creative City complements existing media clusters in the region, fostering creativity across various domains, catering to freelancers and companies specializing in training, media production, media services, and technology.

Launched in 2007, Creative City has consistently delivered reliable services within a thriving business ecosystem. It creates a professional environment for individuals and businesses operating in diverse fields such as media, events, consulting, education, communication, marketing, music, entertainment, design, and technology, thus enhancing existing media clusters and promoting creativity.

Creative City grants licenses to individuals within a Free Zone economic environment. It manages all government formalities, work permits, visas, and simplifies the business startup process. Offering comprehensive one-stop solutions, Creative City provides customized services and business packages, ensuring professional support throughout the company formation journey.

Advantages of Establishing a Company in Fujairah Creative City

  • Full ownership rights
  • No capital requirements
  • Complete tax exemption
  • Comprehensive support services
  • Flexible business packages
  • No mandatory office leasing
  • Robust professional business environment
  • No auditing requirements
  • Global reach

The number of shareholders should be between two and fifty, with their liability limited to their capital participation, while at least 51% ownership must be held by a UAE national.

Permissible Business Activities in Fujairah Creative City:

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

Types of Licenses:

Commercial License – Single Owner (FZE):

  • Visa availability: No visas
  • Processing time: 6-7 working days

Commercial Star – FZE Single Owner:

  • Business Type: Media/E-commerce
  • Visa availability: No visas
  • Processing time: 6-7 working days

Freelancer Company:

  • Visa availability: Up to 4 Fujairah free zone visas
  • Processing time: 6-7 working days

Baby Business:

The Baby Business package is tailored for small businesses seeking a streamlined company setup process with reduced overhead costs.

  • Visa availability: Up to 6 Fujairah visas
  • Processing time: 6-7 working days

Fujairah Creative City Free Zone is an ideal choice for those looking to:

  • Combine multiple service activities
  • Obtain a substantial number of visas
  • Establish a company without a personal visit

Company Setup in Fujairah Creative City

We offer a wide array of services that can be customized to meet your specific requirements. It’s crucial to be aware of the ‘best practices’ when starting your company in the UAE, as early mistakes can lead to costly long-term complications.

To operate a business in the UAE, foreign investors and businessmen are required to adhere to the legal formalities mandated by the law.

Get in Touch

Want to know more, talk to Smart Zones® Dubai advisory team they will be happy to help. Ready to invest in your future?

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