The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF-Zone) was set up in 1995 and is the premier business destination of the UAE. Situated in the Emirate of Sharjah, the industrial powerhouse of the UAE, the SAIF-Zone is the location of over 4,500 companies from 91 countries.

Investors consider Sharjah as a hub of Middle East and precisely due to this, hundreds of thousands of companies are being set up in a short span of time.Covering a wide cross section of industry, companies include some of the biggest names in the field of IT services, media, consumer durables, light to medium manufacturing and a host of other companies.

Unrivalled Convenience:
Strategically located at the cross roads of major trade routes linking the east and west, the SAIF-Zone is a business hub that offers access to more than 2 billion consumers across the GCC, CIS, Indian sub-continent, parts of Africa and the Mediterranean.

The ‘Sharjah Link’, a unique trade bridge, gives businesses an unmatched logistical advantage. Straddling the Arabian Gulf and the Indian Ocean, this link makes the SAIF-Zone the ideal business hub to the Middle East.

SAIF-Zone is also conveniently located adjacent to the Sharjah International Airport, the largest air cargo hub in the Middle East and North Africa.

In its commitment to providing investors with the perfect conditions for business operation, the SAIF-Zone is constantly upgrading its value-added services, infrastructure facilities, technical and scientific expertise and the availability of ‘state-of-the-art’ facilities.

With its simple one window solution to all investor requirements, the SAIF-Zone offers fast and simple processing of relevant licenses within 24 hours, sponsorships and visas for all staff, and simplified customs procedure.

Legal services, international couriers, traffic and licensing offices, workshops, and access to 50 international banks, restaurants and post office, transportation to and from the city are also available within the zone. Access to low-cost energy and labor, budget accommodation for on-site workforce, consultancy services and computer training, make it the perfect base for any type of business.

Facilities & Incentives:

There are distinct advantages of doing business in Sharjah and the SAIF-Zone. With a trading history dating back to the early 18th century, Sharjah today accounts for more than 40% of all industrial activity in the UAE.

The Sharjah Ports and Free Zone, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and the Government of Sharjah are extremely pro-active and business savvy entities geared to provide all assistance to potential businessmen.

The cost of setting up a business in Sharjah is less than in any other emirate of the UAE, and the focus on industrialization has in recent years turned Sharjah into a commercial centre registering an impressive annual growth rate of 12%.

In addition to tax-free operation and an absence of red-tape, the SAIF-Zone offers unbeatable trade incentives and unparalleled benefits to investors:

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • 100% exemption from income and corporate taxes
  • License issued within 24 hours
  • On site labor accommodation
  • Sponsorship and visa’s for all staff
  • Access to over 2 billion customers Strategic location
  • 24 hour hotline for equipment and provision of labor
  • Global and regional communications with excellent air, land and sea links
  • Simplified procedures
  • Back up services provided by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Sharjah Expo
  • Competitive structure of fee, property and management
  • 24 X 7 Operations
  • No restriction on hiring of 100% expatriate workers, and many more.

Latest Packages:

The unmatched business ambience of the region’s first ISO 9001 certified Freezone is the most attractive factor to the investors from all parts of Globe. The new business set up packages with UAE Visas make it the top destination of business people. SAIF Zone offers SAIF plus Freezone License Package for AED 25,800. The package includes Trade License fee for one year, 9 Sqm furnished Cubicle. Investor can avail up to 3 Visas upon payment of Visa costs. AURION provides entire assistance in setting up Company, maintaining it & obtain Visas.
Furnished Office:
The latest Freezone fees for Trade/Professional License & 21 sq m furnished office in a new building with international standard amenities is AED 48,800 with 6 Visas availability. The fee was lowered by Freezone by waiving the Registration Fee of AED 10,000. Time span required to set up Company is 2 working days. AURION will assist you in setting up a New Company with Office & Visas. We provide entire assistance in the documentation of setting up a Branch / 100% Subsidiary of Foreign Company.


Freezone provides Warehouses of different sizes like 125 sq m, 250 sq m, 400 & 600 sq m. If larger Warehouses are required, it can be obtained by clubbing Warehouses together. As part of promotion going on, annual rent of warehouses has been considerably lowered to suit Client’s purse. All warehouses have built in Offices/ Pantry/ Toilets etc. Warehouse rent starts from AED 63,000 per annum onwards. The warehouses are allotted subject to availability.