Ajman Free Zone (AFZ)
Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) established in 1988 and was granted autonomous status under the Amiri decree no.3 of 1996 issued by H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman. Ajman Free Zone Authority named as the sole regulatory agency for Free Zone in the Emirate.
The formation of the Free Zone Authority in 1996 gave a great impetus to industrial activities in the Free Zone and that led to a quadruple growth in the number of companies during the last few years.
A multi-million Dirhams development plan on over a mission square meter area is under progress at Ajman Free Zone, which will be able to accommodate 4000 companies.
Strategically situated at the entrance of the Arabian Gulf, Ajman Free Zone is well placed to serve the eastern and western markets.
Ajman’s nearness to Sharjah and Dubai provides an easy accessibility to two international airports and four ports. Ajman Port is serving over 1000 vessels in a year and has emerged as an important maritime focal point as it has twelve berths. A massive development plan for Ajman Ports is under progress and seeks to enhance its facilities to world level in the near future.
Ajman Free Zone Strategic location
Ajman Free Zone is the only downtown Free Zone that strategically located in the UAE, and it is close to major commercial cities providing an excellent access to all other Emirates.
- The distance of Ajman Free Zone from the other Emirates is:
Transport from or to Ajman Free Zone
AIR: Two international Airports (Sharjah Airport and Dubai International Airport) are within 25 minutes’ drive from Ajman Free Zone.
SEA: Ajman Free Zone is very close to the Ajman Port, Sharjah’s Khorfakkan Port, Port Khalid and Dubai‘s Port Rashid are within 35 minutes’ drive from the free zone.
ROAD: The efficient international road network is connecting Ajman Free Zone to Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran and beyond to Europe.