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FAQ


SOHAR Freezone :

You can easily form a Freezone company at SOHAR Freezone with low capital requirements. Simply fill in the electronic application form available on our website (link: for the electronic copy), or contact our Commercial Freezone Team. Key steps to starting a business:

  • Fill in the application form and attach a copy of all shareholders passports
  • If the application is approved, the registration will take one working day only
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Cost of business setup in SOHAR Freezone starts at OMR 1,050 for commercial registration. Other costs are license fees, depending on the activity type and visa expenses.
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Low working capital is needed to open a Freezone business, paid-up capital is not mandatory.
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Foreign investors can establish a business with 100 % ownership.
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The license is valid for operations in the Freezone territory only. The same license cannot be used to set up a business outside SOHAR Freezone. Products can be sold within the Omani local market through distributors.
In order to obtain a license, a company must have a facility within SOHAR Freezone.
  • Commercial/Trading License
  • Industrial License
  • Logistics License
  • Health License
  • Others
Two options are available:
  • You can establish a new Freezone company with new commercial registration to enjoy all Freezone incentives.
  • You can get a Service Providers License and provide your services to our tenants
Yes, you will be eligible to get Oman residence/ working visas valid for 2 years. These are subject to immigration approval.
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Yes, you can. You should provide the documents below to be able to sponsor wife and children.
  • Contract agreement of your apartment or house
  • An attested marriage certificate from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Muscat
  • Copy of your family members passports
  • 4 personal photo (with a blue background) for each member of the family
  • A letter of no objection for the joining family, with stamp and signature from the company manager
  • Your salary must be no less than 300 OMR per month
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You can register your company at SOHAR Freezone without being present in Oman.
Our One-Stop-Shop Account Manager will be fully responsible to assist with all your needs and you will be sent a notification for renewal before the expiry date.