Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF)

Establish your new company in one of the most cost-effective industrial free zones in the United Arab Emirates
Easy and quick setup
Easy and quick company formation procedure
Trusted name
1st ISO 9001 certified airport free zone in the world
Strategic location
A well-connected network of highways, cargo airports and seaports
Connect your business to the world with SAIF ZONE
About Sharjah International Airport Free Zone

Set up your business in most industrial and logistics free zone

Since its establishment in 1995, the Sharjah International Airport Free Zone (SAIF) has become one of the UAE’s most cost-effective and attractive free zones for logistics, trade, and manufacturing. Sharjah also accounts for 34% of the country’s industrial activity, contributing to SAIF’s popularity and growth.

With a highly developed infrastructure and state-of-the-art services, Sharjah Airport Free Zone is the first ISO 9001-certified free airport area in the world.

The most popular business activities in SAIF Zone are:

  • Services
  • Business Consultancy
  • Shipping & Freight Forwarding
  • E-commerce
  • Manufacturing
  • Packaging
  • Processing
  • Assembling
  • Jewelry manufacturing
About Sharjah International Airport Free Zone

Take advantage of SAIF's unique infrastructure, location and networks to grow your business

The SAIF Zone is a dynamic free zone that provides businesses of all types with a viable business environment. Besides Sharjah International Airport, SAIF Zone has one of the world’s largest cargo airports, five container ports, as well as is located close to Dubai International airport. Therefore, due to the convenient connection, over 8000 companies from over 165 countries have set up business here. The free zone is known for efficiency, trustworthiness, a robust business structure, including speed of service and simplicity of processes.

All SAIF Zone member enjoy unparalleled business competitive benefits, including:

  • Networking opportunities with 8000+ multinational companies
  • 100% recruitment of expatriates
  • Fast customs clearance on site
  • Access to full-fledged and highly specialized jewelry production
Advantages of business setup in the Sharjah International Airport Free Zone

Boundless opportunities to build your business and life

Sharjah International Airport Free Zone (SAIF) is ranked among the superbrands as it offers competitive benefits and attracts global companies such as DHL, Aramex, Infosys, and others. The ideal location, modern infrastructure, and customer-oriented service attracted many multinational companies to expand and conduct business. Enjoy the unconditional benefits of running your business in the most cost-effective industrial free zones.

100% foreign ownership

SAIF Zone allows 100% foreign ownership of companies & 100% repatriation of capitals

Tax Exemptions

0% personal income taxes as well as import and export duties

Strategic location

A well-connected network of highways, cargo airports and seaports

ISO certified

1st ISO-9001 certified airport Free Zone in the world

Wide range of facilities

Business facilities as warehouses, single offices, manufacturing units, and industrial plots

Simplified setup

Get started quickly with 24-hour licensing service

Free Zone’s commercial facilities

Variety of the best facilities in SAIF

Among the facility types, SAIF offers are offices, warehouses, container parking, labor accommodation, and plots ranging from 2,500 sq.m. to more for custom-built warehouses and factories.
We can propose to you the best-customized business setup packages, provide you with the latest information on all ongoing offers as well as a variety of the most comprehensive facilities in SAIF, assist you along the whole way of company formation and ensure professional support after the business license is obtained.


My Business Consulting DMCC is here to assist you with choosing the right location, corporate structure and best facilities for your business in the UAE.

Types of business licenses in Sharjah International Airport Free Zone

Choose one of types of licenses issued in SAIF Zone

Its ease of doing business makes Sharjah International Airport Free Zone an ideal location for establishing a company. The free zone simplifies complex processes with a single-window approach and highly specialized staff. They are easily able to issue licenses and permits within a day.

The following license types are available in SAIF:

  • Commercial license – covers the import, export, distribution, consolidation, storage, or warehousing of items with a maximum limit of 3 similar product lines.
  • General trading – can be obtained under a commercial license which allows your business to cover a large number of products.
  • Service license – holder to carry out a service specified in the license only.
  • Industrial license – import of raw materials, manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging, and exporting the finished product.
How can we help?

With over 14 years of experience, we can help you at every stage of your company formation in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone

Since its foundation in 2009, My Business Consulting DMCC has assisted thousands of local and foreign entrepreneurs to set up businesses in the best UAE Free Zones.

The benefits of working with us that you can’t miss:

  • Highly professional and reliable team
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of local rules and regulations
  • Strong connections with UAE Authorities, best UAE Free Zones, local and international banks

Our team will guide you through the entire process of company formation in SAIF and provide you with hyper-personalized customer service on your way to success in the UAE.

Our Services

Customized packages meeting all your business needs

If you are considering setting up business in SAIF, My Business Consulting DMCC is here to provide you with full assistance in crafting a personalized package, creating the most suitable company structure, finding the right facility for your future business, and supporting you along your way to success in one of the most fast growing UAE Free Zones.

The most popular management consulting packages at My Business Consulting DMCC are listed below. We do not provide business setup and immigration assistance only, we carefully analyze your requirements, and provide the best solution for your business. We assist you in establishing the company, immigration of your family members and employees, opening the bank account, and provide full support after the company has been established. For a customized proposal for your business in the UAE, please contact our Business Setup Experts.

As the most reputable and trusted management consulting firm in the UAE, we guarantee high-quality and 100% transparent services throughout the entire company formation process.

Below you will find the list of services included in our Business Setup Package:

  • Business setup consultancy
  • Regular updates regarding the full process
  • Initial approval: company name, activity, shareholder’s structure
  • Business plan summary creation
  • Company registration
  • Facility arrangement (Business Park)
  • Company licensing
  • Establishment card
  • Company stamp
  • Company letterhead
  • Company profile
  • Accounts Guide for UAE Businesses not registered for VAT
  • FREE Documents Expiration Notifications after one year

Since we highly respect and value the time of our clients, when applying for a UAE Residence Visa, we provide our clients with a pick-up from their hotel, transportation to the authorities, and a drop-off at their hotel so they do not have to rush around doing medical testing and collecting documents.

Below you will find the list of services included in our UAE Resident Visa Package and related costs:

  • Assessment of Individuals Documents
  • Review of Required Documents
  • Obtaining Entry Permit
  • Typing for Medical Test and Emirates ID
  • Full Assistance in Medical Test, including transfers
  • Full Assistance in EID Biometrics, including transfers
  • Obtaining Visa Stamping
  • Collection of Emirates ID
  • Free document expiration notification after 3 years

In our capacity as the most caring management consultancy in the UAE, we ensure that our clients have no reason to worry: we will find the best UAE bank that suits your business needs, prepare all your documents, and arrange a meeting with the banker at our office.

Below you will find the list of services included in our Bank Account Opening Package:

  • Assessment of individual/corporate background
  • Preparation of Required Documents with a Company Profile specially designed for banks
  • Coordination with Relationship Officer before account opening application meeting
  • Scheduling a meeting with Relationship Officer
  • Full Assistance during bank account opening application and interview
  • Follow-up of account opening
  • Regular updates
  • Introduction of Official Relationship Manager
  • 400 Monthly Transactions
  • Daily Transactions Recording (sales, purchase, general)
  • Monthly Accounting Reports (sales, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash & bank reconciliation, expense report)
  • Monthly Management Reports (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement)
  • Quarterly Management Reports
  • Fixed Asset Register
  • Financial Analysis
  • Quarterly VAT Return Filing
  • Annually Financial Reports
  • Annually End of Services & Gratuity Calculation
  • Dedicated Account Manager

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