Creative City Fujairah: The Media City

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Launched in 2007 by His Highness Hamad Bin Mohammed Al-Sharqi, Ruler of the UAE Emirate of Fujairah, under the administration of Fujairah Culture and Media Authority, Creative City is operated by Fujairah Media Group.

Creative City Fujairah (CCFZ) is an alternative to Dubai Media City. Its goal is to attract regional and international broadcast TV and radio providers to the emirate of Fujairah while offering creative media-related services.

Complimentary option for expansion

The Free Zone has been offering reliable services to thousands of clients in a successful and dynamic environment. It offers a cost-effective business setup package for new entrepreneurs.

This kind of Free Zone helps entrepreneurs to make their name in the UAE especially when they are branching out from another country or starting up as a new one. For this reason, many have ventured into the business set up in Creative City Fujairah. Creative City is also one of the freelancers’ favorite Free Zone mainly because of the affordable license fees.

It provides an impressive professional activities list with a broad spectrum of service and consultancy segments. However, Creative City Fujairah does not have trading business activities except for E-commerce and General Trading.

It provides a wide scope of business fields including:

  • Broadcasting
  • Media & Marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Publishing
  • Event Management
  • Media Support Services
  • Consultancy
  • Business Information
  • Production
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Information technology
  • Design
  • Education

Fujairah Creative Zone is a new cluster and an addition to the media hub in the Emirates after Dubai Media City and twofour54 in Abu Dhabi.

If we consider the low cost of living and the lower cost of the licenses, this Free Zone is considered by the business owners media-oriented as an alternative and complimentary option for expansion.

One of the advantages of this Free Zone is everything can be settled remotely: the company formation and the visa processing.

The main target of the Free Zone is new entrants and smaller players who are trying to establish new businesses or expand their current business to other emirates. Fujairah Creative Zone is stretched on 40,000 sq. meters of dedicated land area.

Advantages of business setup in Creative City Fujairah

Like any other Free Zone, there are a lot of benefits to setting up its business in Creative City Fujairah Free Zone.

  • A higher number of visas without a private office compared to other Free Zones
  • Own your business 100% (no local sponsor required)
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No corporate or personal income tax
  • You can combine multiple service activities under one license
  • Low cost of living in the Emirates of Fujairah
  • Successful professional business environment
  • International reach
  • No mandatory office lease
  • No auditing
  • No need for NOC: if you are an employee you don’t need NOC from your sponsor to register your company

Fujairah is one of the northern emirates and it is only 1.5 hours ride from Dubai. If we compare it to other Free Zones, it is young but it attracts a lot of clients from all over the UAE.

Creative City Fujairah Free Zone is a good option if you are looking to set up a business in another Emirate at an affordable price. Even if this Free Zone offers only services-oriented licenses, the wide range of business offers makes it attractive and compensates for this fact.

Click here for more information about CCF Free Zone or call +971 58 514 2021.

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