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Free Zone


Key Points

Part of SOHAR Port and Freezone

100% foreign ownership

0% import and re-export duties

Up to 25 years corporate tax holiday

0% personal income tax

Proximity to Sohar Airport


Commercial Update

SOHAR Freezone is offering up to 30% discount on setting up your General Trade License (GTL) and 50% discount on company incorporation fees. This is in addition to the existing free zone incentives, such as; 100% foreign ownership, corporate tax holiday of up to 25 Years, 0% import duties and re-export duties, 0% personal income tax and low capital requirements.

Flexible and high-quality office space solutions are available at minimal lease and our One-Stop-Shop services will guide you through every step of the documentation processes as you make your way into the Omani and GCC markets. Kick-off your business now at one of the fastest-growing logistic hubs in Oman: SOHAR Port and Freezone. It all starts here.

Sohar Free Zone

SOHAR Freezone is conveniently located between Muscat and Dubai, managed by Sohar Port Company, it benefits from a profitable outreach to both regional and global markets. In addition, it has access to global shipping routes and major global ports all within proximity.

SOHAR offers swift access to the growing Middle East, Indian and east-African markets. Since its establishment in 2010, SOHAR Freezone has become one of the GCC’s largest and most successful industrial zones, together with the Port there is a combined investment of over USD 27 billion.

The planned 4,500 hectares development has completed 77% of the first 500 hectares, with several large multi-national companies operating alongside medium-sized entities in an array of industries, including petrochemicals, plastics, metals, minerals, food, vehicles and logistics.

The Freezone’s One-Stop-Shop initiative offers the opportunity to set up operations quickly and efficiently. Investors have access to a myriad of benefits, 100% foreign ownership, 0% import and re-export duties, up to 25 years corporate tax holiday, and 0% income tax. Situated alongside sector-specific zones and clusters - which address the unique infrastructure needs of individual industries – the SOHAR Freezone offers integrated, bespoke logistics solutions across the value chain. Land for lease, warehousing, office space for sublease, and customers can take advantage of the competitive labour, utility, infrastructure, and raw material costs. Free trade agreements with the US, Singapore, Europe, and the GCC also form part of our solutions.

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