We strongly advice you to visit for information about Dubai Media City, Tecom Authority, Licensing, license submittal forms, and all other relevant information. For ease of reference, we have pasted some of the information from the official Dubai Media City website. In addition, we have pasted some useful links below.


About Dubai Media City

“Since its official opening in January 2001, Dubai Media City has grown to become a thriving business community hosting both global and regional media companies. The business park offers an environment for media companies and individuals to operate with collective synergy and freedom while enjoying free zone benefits which include 100% business ownership and tax free income as well as value added services such as networking opportunities, venue management services, industry building programmes and government services.” Source (The official website of Dubai Media City – )

Benefits of Setting up a Business at DMC (Source – Dubai Media City Official Website)


Dubai Media City is a member of TECOM Investments Media cluster, located in Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone. Below are some of the benefits of having your business operations within Dubai Media City

Free Zone Status

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Full repatriation of profits and capital are permitted
  • Guaranteed 50-year exemption from personal, income and corporate taxes
  • Exemption from customs duty for goods and services

Unique Cluster Environment

  • A unique cluster environment where businesses across the industry value chain share a work campus dedicated to their industry, and can interact and collaborate effectively
  • Communities that are anchored by leading global, regional and local names in the industry

World Class Infrastructure

  • State of the art technical and community infrastructure to support and foster the growth of the cluster

Business-friendly environment

  • Simplified incorporation process
  • Hassle-free and business-friendly company laws and legal framework
  • One-stop–shop service that provides business partners with a variety of government services , including licensing, visa, traffic and postal services
  • 24-hour visa service
  • Quick access to Knowledge Workers due to fast-track immigration process

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