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Ajman Media City Free Zone Company Setup Guide

Company Formation - Ajman Media City Free Zone
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Ajman Media City Free Zone is one of the newest free zones in the United Arab Emirates. The free zone seeks to emulate the success of other media free zones in the UAE, such as Dubai Media City, Fujairah Creative City, and Twofour54 in Abu Dhabi.

Ajman is positioning itself as a prominent destination for business. The emirate is in proximity to 3 airports – Ajman, Sharjah, and Dubai International Airport, and four seaports – Ajman Port, Port Rashid, Port Khalid, and Khorfakkan port. With extensive links to the entire GCC region, it is understandable why the international business community is paying attention to the emirate.

The most common type of businesses incorporated in the Ajman free zone is those in creative fields such as design, marketing, publishing, event management, consultancy, and web design. However, the free zone offers a full range of activities, so you are not limited in what you can do at Ajman Media City.

Company Formation at Ajman Media City Free Zone

Once you have decided the nature of the business that you want to start, you will need to select one of 6 Ajman Free Zone packages:

  • Platinum – A package designed for businesses that require extensive office facilities with a high visa allocation.
  • Gold – You can have a permanent office as well as five visa allocations with this package.
  • Silver – This package gives you a shared office with two visa allocations.
  • Bronze – A package that grants you access to their business zone and a shared permanent desk. You can only have one visa allocation. This is ideal for freelancers.
  • Social Media Influencer – This package is designed for bloggers and social media influencers. With new regulations in the UAE covering this sector. This is an affordable way for such individuals to conduct their business lawfully.
  • Business Club – You have access to a shared workspace but no visas. An excellent option for people who already have a UAE residence visa or foreigners who reside in other countries who need a UAE license to trade.

Documentation to Start Your Company in Ajman Media City

As with other jurisdictions, the exact steps required to begin your Ajman Media City company will depend on the nature of your business. Most of our clients are requested the following:

  • Ajman Media City application form
  • Colour passport copy of the owner or owners & resident visa copy (if applicable)
  • Passport size photos
  • Proof of share capital (if required)

If you plan on starting a branch or subsidiary within the free zone, then you will need the following:

  • Ajman Media City application form
  • Certificate of Incorporation of the parent company
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association of the parent company
  • Board Resolution calling for the formation of the branch nominating a manager
  • Passport copy of the manager of the company & resident visa copy (if applicable)
  • Colored passport-sized photos of the manager

If the parent company documents are from another country, they will need to be attested by the relevant authorities, the local UAE Embassy, and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Documents that are not in English will need to be legally translated to Arabic.

The incorporation process can begin even if you are not currently in the UAE. We can contact you when your presence is required to complete the formalities.

Ease of Doing Business in Free Zone

The Ajman media city free zone excels in terms of customer service. You can receive your business license in a matter of days. They have an office in Dubai, so you don’t have to travel to Ajman if you reside in the emirate. You can complete all your ongoing functions through this office.

Finally, we have helped dozens of entrepreneurs across various sectors incorporate at Ajman Media City. Therefore, let our professional consultants provide you with guidance that can help you keep focused on making your business a success.

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