Dubai Media City

Instaco Dubai Media City

About Dubai Media City (DMC)

Located in Media City, Dubai UAE, DUBAI MEDIA CITY (DMC) free zone is established in the year 2002 by government of Dubai. It is home to more than 142 nationals with more than 1500 companies registered. AXS is the digital platform through which company formation process can be done. Dubai Media city (DMC) offers licenses with Co-working spaces option as well as Full Fledged office set up. Some of the reputed companies home to Dubai Media city is CNN, DISNEY, BBC, MBC group etc. Also DMC offers comprehensive freelance packages to investors who plan to start freelance under specific activity. Some of the freelance activities offered are Actor, Animator, Camera Man, Content writer, Photographer, Social Media Specialist etc.
Some of the activities allowed are – Advertising & Communication, Media & Marketing Services, Event Management, E Commerce among other media activities.

Advantages of opening company in DMC

Documents required

  • Passport copy of Shareholder/ Shareholders
  • If shareholder is a resident of UAE – then visa page copy and Emirates ID copy of Shareholder/ Shareholders
  • If shareholder is not a resident of UAE – then visit visa page copy with UID no

For Freelancer activity

For certain nationals & activities initial approval will be required from authority prior to starting the process.

Process of Company Formation

  • Choose the company activity & Obtain name approval of Company
  • Once documents are submitted authority will process the license and for activities without initial approval, license will be issued in working days.
  • Once initial approval is obtained, then applicable fees need to be remitted online to complete process
  • Trade license will be issued
  • The complete process from license issuance to Emirates usually takes 3-4 weeks

Documents provided by authority after license issuance


If you are interested in advertising, event management, freelancing media services, or anything like that, then Dubai Media Free Zone will serve your purpose and bring you the best of the business. Not only you will get the ownership of your organization but also take 24-hour visa services with ease using a prominent firm like Instaco. So get to the business board and start drawing money today with Instaco team of professionals and ask the spots that are best for establishing free zone companies in Dubai.