Why Fujairah Creative City (FCC)?

Favors startups & young entrepreneurs

Why Fujairah Creative City (FCC)?

Favors startups & young entrepreneurs

Fujairah Creative City (FCC)

Fujairah is the fifth largest of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates and is the only one with a coastline solely on the Gulf of Oman. There are two major Free Zones in Fujairah – the Fujairah Creative City and the Fujairah Free Zone. Both offer a wide variety of licence types and are highly cost effective in comparison to the Dubai-based Free Zones. This makes them an attractive option, particularly for start-ups and freelancers who do not necessarily require physical office space.

  • Fujairah is the fifth largest of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates and is the only one with a coastline solely on the Gulf of Oman.
  • There are two major Free Zones in Fujairah – the Fujairah Creative City and the Fujairah Free Zone. Both offer a wide variety of licence types and are highly cost effective in comparison to the Dubai-based Free Zones.
  • Fujairah is known as the ‘Jewel of the Middle East’, because of being an excellent hub for tourists and business travellers alike, as well as show off the beautiful, sun kissed beaches and majestic mountain ranges.
  • Fujairah Creative City (FCC) is managed by the Fujairah Culture and Media Authority.
  • Fujairah Creative City (FCC) makes an attractive option, particularly for start-ups and freelancers who do not necessarily require physical office space.
  • The Fujairah Free Zone is only 90 minutes away from the Dubai Business district, located just off of E89 road.
  • FCC is situated within easy range of a number of international airports.
  • FCC is situated within easy range of a number of international airports.
  • Physical presence in the UAE is not required to incorporate your new company
  • No paid up share capital or annual audit required
  • All company documentation can be issued in a matter of days
  • Allocation of 15 UAE residency visas without the need for physical office space
  • For a standard set-up, the licence will be issued within seven days, enabling the holder to apply for a company bank account.
  • Exemption in Custom duties
  • Access to regional and global markets by land, air and sea
  • Access to Fujairah port and Fujairah International Airport
  • 100% corporate and personal Tax exemption on company formation
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits on company incorporation
  • 100% foreign ownership of Business setup
  • Broadcast Management
    Activities supported include radio broadcasting, TV broadcasting, and web streaming. Authority approval is required and only certain packages support this activity.
  • Consultancy
    Consultancy covers a wide range of consulting activities such as and not limited to business consultancy, lifestyle consultancy, investment consultancy, legal consultancy, and human resource consultancy.
  • Marketing and Media Services
    This category covers an array of activities including advertising, public relations, research, and much more.
  • Music and Entertainment
    This specifically relates to music production and recording, music promotion and management, music rights as well as theme parks management.
  • IT Services
    IT services covers a range of activities within the information and communications technology sector, including e-commerce.
  • Publishing
    Activities such as publishing of directories and guides, education and consumer books, magazines, online and electronic content, and much more. Special approval from authorities will be required.
  • Education and Training
    A wide range of activities fall under the education and training categories, but please note these are only available under packages with visa eligibility.
  • New Media
    New media covers activities such as photography, web design, and broader digital media services including the creation and management of mobile phone applications.
  • Real Estates
    This category covers managing real estates, and buying and selling real estates.