Why choose SPC Free Zone

The Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone is located in the center of Sharjah approx 45 mins from Dubai and is popular due to its cost-effective pricing and excellent road, air and sea port connections. It is one of the oldest free zones of the region and offers fantastic support for companies in publishing, software, e-commerce, project management and consultancies.

The free zone offers import and export duty exemptions and your business may qualify for corporation tax exemptions

Our team at Strive help you select the correct package and form your SPC trade licence and blended visa if required. The free zone offers a fantastic online portal which makes it easy to manage your licence.

Raj Karwal, CTO of Strive Consultants

SPC offers strategically located co-working and warehousing facilities in a modern facility which is based just 45 mins from Dubai and close to Dubai International Airport (DXB) as well as Sharjah's own international airport (SHJ)

Benefits of SPC Free Zone

SPC Free Zone office

  • Combine up to 5 business activities for maximum flexibility
  • Modern offices and warehousing
  • Fast trade licence issuance
  • Significant discounts on multiyear licence applications
  • Up to 7 shareholders and multiple visa allocations available

What makes SPC quite unique in comparison to other free zones is that it offers its own immigration services and also offers blended formation and visa services which makes it one of the easiest and cheapest options to starting a company in the UAE.


  • What is the cheapest free zone in the UAE?

    SPC offers some of the lowest company formation rates in the UAE so is a great entry point for a wide range of business activities, particularly those focused on international trading and retail.

  • What is the SPC free zone?

    SPC is a free zone located in Sharjah that allows entrepreneurs the ability for form a company in the emirate of Sharjah.

  • Does the SPC licence come with an office?

    SPC offers virtual offices in most of their packages. They also offer an extensive range of physical offices, retail, and warehouse spaces available at great rates.

  • Is the SPC free zone tax free?

    Depending on your business activity, you may qualify for exemptions from corporation tax. Speak to our advisors who can guide you on the available schemes.

Setup your SPC Business

Get started today without visiting the UAE

  • Virtual company setup
  • Residency visa setup and support