Hamriyah Free Zone's mission is to add to the value of the esteemed Emirates of Sharjah by creating an environment within the Hamriyah Free Zone that attracts reputable asset based industry, quality training and commercial organisations.
Hamriyah Free Zone's mission will be achieved through the provision of land, buildings, infrastructure and general support, to enable our investors to operate profitably, safely and in an environmentally and socio economically responsible manner.
Sharjah: industrial base of the UAE
Sharjah, in the UAE, is playing an important role as the pre-eminent industrial base of the UAE, with its unique strategic location between three continents, serving a growing market of 1.5 billion people. Sharjah is the only one of the seven Emirates with ports on the Arabian Gulf's west coast and east coast with direct access to the Indian Ocean, and an international airport which connects to 230 cities. It also has a well-developed infrastructure, geared to industry at all levels to serve Gulf, regional and international markets.
Investor oriented free zone
Hamriyah Free Zone Authority was established by an Emiri decree issued on 12 November 1995. It is located in Sharjah, UAE, which gives the free zone a unique geographic and time zone advantage backed by a secure and fully convertible currency and a multi-access to neighboring and global countries through land, sea and air. Hamriyah Free Zone is fast becoming one of the cornerstones of the UAE's industrial development. As the next generation free zone, Hamriyah Free Zone is ensuring that its management is flexible and dynamic besides being an investor oriented free zone.
Hamriyah Free Zone is challenged to provide competitive incentives and unique opportunities to establish a business in a tax free environment, full company ownership, exemptions from all commercial levies and repatriation of capital and profits. The free zone manages an area of approximately 22 million square meters of prime industrial and commercial land and a 14m deep water port which includes room for expansion.
The free zone provides the following facilities:
- Access to 14m deep water port and 7m deep inner harbor
- Land lease for 25 years renewed for similar period
- Pre-built warehouses, factories and office units for lease
- Executive office suites in the International Business Center for lease
- On-site accommodation for investors' personnel including recreation centre and health club
- Transportation via road, three sea ports and Sharjah International airport
- Highly developed infrastructure and telecommunications links
- Abundant and inexpensive energy (electricity: $0.05 per KWA, water: $8.17 per 1,000 gallons)
- Liberty for personnel recruitment and economical workforce
- Affordable cost of living
Being quality conscious and ISO certified, Hamriyah Free Zone procedures for setting up a company are easy and well streamlined. The simple procedures and formalities involved make it possible to obtain a license within 24 hours of submitting all requisite documents. Opportunities are endless at the free zone. If you are looking for quality, efficient facilities and services, reliability and cost effective solutions, your choice should certainly be Hamriyah Free Zone – Sharjah.
Hamriyah FreeZone Authority
P.O. Box: 1377
United Arab Emirates