When it comes to starting a business, it requires a lot of struggle finance. But if you share your responsibilities with trustworthy hands, the process can be easy and you will get a positive result. That’s how one person puts his struggle on business while another person can complete the registration process.

Starting a business in Sharjah is a good opportunity for entrepreneurs. There are plenty of benefits of getting a free zone license in Dubai because the government provides many facilities to foreign investors.


One of the most famous types of business in Sharjah is LLC company formation; here some best characteristics of LLC company formation:

Capital is not required: 

For LLC company formation there is no such capital requirement, you may start your business with low capital.

Branches may open:

There is no restriction to open a branch of your business; you can freely open your business branches.

Deliver your products directly to customer:

Sharjah government allowed businesses to deliver products directly to their customer.

Legal requirements:

Before applying for company registration you have to fulfill all legal requirements and documentation.

51% ownership to UAE nationals:

In UAE there is a restriction to make partnerships with UAE nationals and he or she will have 51% ownership.

Age requirements:

According to the Economic Development department, if anyone wants to apply for LLC company formation, or wants a free zone company setup in Sharjah, he/she should be at least 21 years old. But if a person is under 21 ages, he/she will have to present NOC for company registration. This certificate will be issued from Sharjah Sharia court.

Company registration process:

  • Choose a unique name for the company and register it.
  • Apply for commercial lease and get approval.
  • Get permission from regulatory authorities.
  • Apply for the business license.
  • Get approvals for the company’s promotion, sales, and signboards.
  • Apply for a labor card to the ministry of labor.
  • Apply for immigration card.

Documents required for initial approval:

  • Apply to company formation with the reserved trade name.
  • Submit your passport copy
  • Submit the no-objection certificate provided by the current sponsor if they have a residence visa.
  • Submit a copy of the passport of the local sponsor including the family’s passport.
  • Copy of passport of directors and general manager.

Documents required for final approval:

  • Copy of initial approval issued by DED.
  • A copy of all documents submitted for initial approval.
  • A copy of the office lease agreement.