Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF-Zone)
Sharjah Government , Ports and Free Zones
Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF-Zone) is the centrepiece of the Sharjah Government’s commitment to free trade. Located adjacent to Sharjah International Airport, a few minutes from Sharjah city and major seaports of the UAE, SAIF-Zone provides a vital strategic advantage for business establishments. Commencing with a mere 55 companies in 1995, the SAIF-Zone now has over 4,160 companies from 91 countries operating out of it, covering some of the biggest names in the field of IT services, media, trading and manufacturing. Designed to encourage foreign investment, the free zone offers 100% foreign ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, 100% import and export tax exemption, 100% exemption from corporate and personal income taxes, 25 year extendable lease plus sponsorship and visa’s for all staff and much more. SAIF-Zone extends over an area of 6.1 million square metres and houses state-of-the-art facilities, air-conditioned and furnished executive offices, pre-built warehouses available in different sizes with adjacent office space, staff accommodation (male and female), leased land for unrestricted developments, container parking area, temporary storage space, restaurants, supermarkets, clinic, pharmacy, banks and a post office.