Dubai Studio City is one among the several media driven capitalized initiatives made by the Dubai Holding subsidiary TECOM Investments. Launched in the year 2007, the Dubai Studio City which is also called as DSC free zone showcases a business community with cutting-edge technology and quantifiably production biased on commercial space. Company formation in Dubai Studio City Free Zone are simplified with facilities such as film production, broadcasting, TV shoots, music production, entertainment sectors and more. Business setup in Dubai Studio City are offered with exclusive infrastructural assistances such as boutique studios, pre-built studio, post-production studios, editing & sound centres, mega sound stages, stage areas, workshop areas, broadcasting centres, office buildings and tower, commercial space, retail area, warehouses, workshops and lots more.

Benefits of Setting Up a Business in DSC Free Zone

  • Zero income tax
  • Zero corporate tax
  • Zero restriction on currency
  • Zero trade barriers and quotas
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 100% repatriation of profits and capital
  • Best amenities for media companies
  • High-end technology usage
  • Excellent residential areas and schools for expat families

Documents Required for Company Registration in Dubai Studio City

  • Application form
  • Letter of Intent
  • Your existing company brochure (if available)
  • Annual financial report or shareholder(s)’ 6-month bank statement (not applicable for new registration)
  • Copy of the manager’s passport and CV
  • Copy of shareholder(s)’ passport and CV
  • Original (not a copy) bank reference letter (for each shareholders)
  • No objection letter by the current sponsor, for the manager (if a resident of UAE and a UAE employment visa-holder)
  • Initial approval(s) from the third authority(s) in case your business activities required such approvals, e.g., media, IT, pharmaceutical
  • Business plan 
  • A legal representative (negotiator)

Types of Entities Allowed in DSC Free Zone

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)
  • Branch office
  • Freelancer