Special Economic Zones in Saudi Arabia - Massar

Special Economic Zones in Saudi Arabia

Unlock Opportunities in Special Economic Zones with Massar

Explore seamless business setup in the Special Economic Zone in Saudi Arabia with Massar, your comprehensive service provider. Reach out to us to establish your free zone company in KSA.

Discover SEZs in Saudi Arabia (Free Zones in Saudi Arabia)

Saudi Arabia introduces five Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to catalyze economic diversification. These zones offer exclusive benefits, including tax incentives and foreign-friendly regulations for the initial five years. Aimed at attracting global investments and fostering innovation, SEZs significantly contribute to the nation’s economic prosperity. Within SEZs, employees and their families enjoy exemption from operational fees and special tax treatment adhering to OECD principles, ensuring a conducive business environment.

Benefits of setting up a Saudi's Special Economic Zones

Reduced Corporate
Tax Rate

Enjoy a significantly lower tax burden with a 5% tax rate, a notable decrease from the standard 20% rate.

Zero Withholding

Experience seamless profit repatriation as there is no withholding tax applied on profits sent from SEZs to foreign countries.

Customs Duty Exemption

Maximize cost savings with exemptions on customs duties for capital equipment and inputs utilized within SEZs, facilitating smoother operations.

There are five Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in
Saudi Arabia

The five Special Economic Zones (SEZs) of Saudi Arabia are sector-specific and geographically dispersed. The following are the five SEZs:

King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) offers a modern, integrated business environment for global investment and growth.

By virtue of its strategic location near the Yemeni border on the Red Sea, JEC has easy access to markets in East Africa.

Situated within the Innovation Tower of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), this Special Economic Zone (SEZ) serves as a preeminent hub for government agencies and businesses to innovate in the region with regard to cloud computing.

The Special Integrated Logistics Zone, adjacent to King Khalid International Airport in the central region, provides access to worldwide air cargo networks.

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We Can Help You Establish Your Business in SEZ

With fifteen years of experience, Massar has developed a specialisation in providing assistance to businesses situated in Special Economic Zones (SEZs). By offering an extensive array of services—including licence registration, company formation, and financial and legal counsel—we ensure that your business can commence operations in these special economic zones of Saudi Arabia smoothly.

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