Malta Company Formations

Malta Company Incorporation

Trading Companies in Malta provide the ideal platform for the establishment of international trading activities and can be a useful base for a European business due low tax rates.

Maltese Company Benefits

  • No withholding taxes, stamp duties or exchange control restrictions apply on distribution of profits from the Maltese Company to non resident shareholders.
  • Highest level of privacy protection, Director and Shareholder details need not be filed with the Registry 
  • Annual and general meetings of the Maltese Company may be held outside Malta 
  • Malta Companies may hold funds in banks outside Malta.

Company Registration

The Memorandum and Articles of Association, are signed and forwarded to the Registrar of Companies for registration of your company. These are accompanied by the relevant documentation, including certified copies of identification documents, references and declarations where required.

Evidence of the share capital in the form of a bank deposit advice also has to be provided to the The Maltese Registry of Companies. Upon registration, the Registrar will issue a certificate of registration, showing that your company has been officially registered in Malta and is authorised to commence business.

Once the Maltese Registrar of Companies has all necessary documentation and information, the incorporation of a Maltese company usually takes 5 days.

Company Directors

A Maltese company only needs one director and it is not required for the director to be a resident of Malta.

Company Secretary

A Maltese company must appoint a Company Secretary who is responsible for keeping the statutory books, we can provide this required service for your Maltese company.

Authorised and Issued Share Capital

The share capital can be denominated in any currency and the minimum share capital is €1200. Shareholders can be individual or corporate and the shares in Maltese companies can be held by a nominee or trustee.

Company Shareholders

Only one shareholder is required for a Maltese company and the maximum is fifty.

Formation Package

The Company Formation process in Malta takes a week once we have received all your details, our Maltese company formation package includes:

  • Company Name search and approval
  • Liaise with the company registrar
  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Memorandum & Articles
  • Presentation of registration documents with the Malta Financial Services Authority
  • File the documents with the Registry of Companies
  • Publication in the Official Journal
  • Application for Tax Registration Number
  • Registration fee - paid to the Registry of Companies
  • Stamp duty
  • Appoint the Company Directors
  • Opening of a bank account to deposit the initial share capital
  • Initial Government licence fee payable on incorporation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Registration with Tax Authorities
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder

Company Administration

Company Administration services we can provide for your company in Malta include:

  • Provision of the Registered Office in Malta
  • Maintaining statutory records
  • Maintenance of Shareholder Register
  • Maintenance of Director Register
  • Ensuring that your company is kept in good standing through payment of the annual government fee and filing of annual documents

Registered Office / Registered Agent

Every Maltese company must maintain a registered office in Malta, we can provide this service. Any changes made to the company's registered office must be notified to the Registrar of Companies.

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Malta fees to Incorporate
  • Company Formation - £1,800
  • Registry Fee - £220
  • Registered Office fee - £640
  • Resident Director - £1,250
  • Company Secretary - £600
Malta Annual Maintenance Fees
  • Registered Office Fee - £640
  • Registry Renewal Fee - £220
  • Resident Director - £1,250
  • Company Secretary - £650
  • Directors Register Maintenance - £120
Malta Advantages
  • Time - 5 days to incorporate your Malta company
  • Share Capital - the share capital requirement is €1,200
  • Directors - only 1 director of any nationality is necessary for your company
  • Company Secretary - a company secretary is required
  • Shareholders - only 1 shareholder is required
  • Bank Account - we can apply for a bank account in Malta for your company
  • Tax - a Maltese Resident Director may be required for some treaty or tax purposes
  • Support - using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process