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About Saif Zone

Sharjah Airport Free Zone (SAIF Zone), which was founded in 1996 and is located near Sharjah International Airport, is one of the most reputable and well-established Freezones in the UAE. Dubai International Airport is around 20 minutes away from SAIF Zone. The cost or charge for establishing a new company in the SAIF Zone begins at USD 3,722 for the saif desk package.

Sharjah Airport International Free Zone is a perfect location for all types of organizations that demand a quick, efficient, and trouble-free working environment in Sharjah, UAE. It offers state-of-the-art facilities such as air-conditioned and furnished executive suites with reception, pre-built warehouses in four sizes with adjacent office space, lease land for unrestricted private development, bunkers, container parking area, and temporary storage space, as well as bunkers, container parking area, and temporary storage space.

The Zone has facilities for manufacturing, assembling, packaging, import, re-export, trading, and value-added industries. Fast and simple processing of relevant licenses (trade, industrial and services), sponsorship and visas for staff working for the investor, access to low-cost energy and labour, budget accommodation for the in-site workforce, consultancy services in computer and internet training, legal services, international couriers, traffic and licensing office, customs office, petrol station, banks, restaurants, post office, travel agency, clinic, transportation to and from the city, secretarial and security services are just some of the infrastructural facilities that are at hand.

Alya Auditors’ headquarters are close to the administration building at Sharjah Airport Freezone. We are SAIF Zone authorized consultants, and we can set up your firm in two days with the bare minimum of needs and at the lowest possible cost.

How to Setup a Company in the Saif Zone?

The investor must submit the relevant documentation (passport copy, white background photo), application form, share-holder certificate, and business licensing fee to the Free Zone Authority in order to establish a company in the SAIF Zone. The investor will receive company documentation and a trade license once the Free Zone Authority has approved his application.

Team Alya can help you prepare the application form, the investor contract, the memorandum of association, the tenancy contract, and more. The team will assist the firm formation in SAIF Zone with the suitable business activity, business license type, office space requirements, and so on, based on the nature of the investor’s business.

SAIF Zone provides a comprehensive selection of office space packages and business permits to help entrepreneurs effortlessly establish their businesses. etc.

Types of SAIF Zone Business Licenses

Investors in the SAIF Zone can choose from a variety of business licenses depending on their type of business. The Free Zone features a substantial business support infrastructure, ranging from general trading licenses to manufacturing licenses. Trading, Manufacturing, and Services are the three primary company licensing types in the SAIF Zone business model.

1. Trading

Commercial License 

In the SAIF Zone, the Commercial License category is one of the most sought-after company licenses. It covers products defined in the commercial license’s import, export, distribution, consolidation, storage, and warehousing.

General Trading License

Can be obtained under a commercial license which allows a large number of products.

2. Manufacturing

Industrial Licence

Importing raw materials, manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging, and exporting the finished product are all permitted under this license.

(SAIF Zone Health & Environment Department approval is necessary.)

3. Services

Service License

Only within the SAIF-Zone can the holder of a service license perform the services indicated in the license. Unless the Federal or Local authorities specify otherwise, all types of services are permitted within the SAIF-Zone.

4. Warehouses

Investors can choose from a variety of custom-built warehouses with built-in office spaces at the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone. The warehouse layouts are created to accommodate all of the clients’ commercial and industrial needs.

Investors can also rent heavy equipment from the SAIF Zone, such as forklifts, carriers, and other facilities, to help transport items in and out of the warehouse. For the transit of commodities within and outside the Free Zone, there are designated lay-by zones and transportation routes.

PRO Services in SAIF Zone

Our headquarters are at the entrance to the SAIF Zone, and we serve over 600 firms in the Sharjah Airport Freezone (SAIF Zone). Alya Auditor’s hallmark is on-time completion of work and flawless delivery. Our PROs provide excellent guidance to our clients, ensuring that they are not shocked by any procedures or payments at any department. We specialize in SAIF Zone company closings, SAIF Zone license renewals, Audit report preparation, Investor Visa assistance, Employee Visa support, and Family Visa assistance. Our experts can help you with import-export codes, chamber of commerce registration, and tax residency certificates, among other things.

License Renewal in SAIF Zone

Requirements for SAIF ZONE company renewal:

  1. Original Trade License
  2. Audit Report
  3. P.O Box Renewal Receipt
  4. License Renewal Fee
  5. Authorization letter to collect renewed license

Company Liquidation in SAIF Zone

In the SAIF Zone, company liquidation is a well-structured process with a number of processes. As a first step, the investor must prepare a Board Resolution to liquidate the company.

All original company documentation, such as trade licenses, incorporation certificates, memorandums of association, tenancy certificates, investor agreements, and so on, must be returned to the authorities along with this resolution. If any firm documents go missing, Alya Auditors will help you get a lost record certificate from the police station and submit it to the Freezone. After receiving all of this documentation, the freezone will begin the facility approval procedure. Meanwhile, NOCs from the Port and Customs, Etisalat, and others will be collected. A Liquidation Auditor Certificate demonstrating the company’s lack of liabilities must be presented.

All visas issued by the corporation must be annulled. The business is now ready to be liquidated. The entire corporate liquidation process takes about 15 to 20 days. If there is any balance in the company account after the liquidation process, the client will receive a refund.

Sharjah has investor-friendly policies that are of great benefit for establishing a business in the region. The supportive authorities and easy process will make even the newbies in the field comfortable. A company can be formed in Mainland, or Free Zone jurisdiction. The company formation procedure and the requirements for each of the domains in Sharjah differ. Venturing into a business setting up in Sharjah without adequate knowledge may make the task cumbersome. You can consult ALYA for professional advice and support for setting up business in Sharjah.

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