The Maltese Registry of Companies is a department of the Malta Financial Services Authority. The Malta Financial Services Authority is the regulator for financial services activities in Malta where it regulates and supervises credit and financial institutions, investment funds, trust, insurance business and also houses the Maltese Companies Registry.
Maltese Registry of Companies has 36,000 companies on the register.
The Registrar of Companies is appointed in terms of the Companies Act 1995 and is entrusted with ensuring compliance with the provisions of the Act.
Your company has a duty under the Companies Act include the submission of various notifications and documentation to the Registrar of Companies. Documents submitted to the registry include:
Annual Return - Your company is required to submit to the Registrar an Annual Return accompanied by the registration fee on the anniversary of the company’s registration. The return is signed by a director or by the company secretary and submitted to the Registrar.
Annual Accounts - The directors have a duty to prepare annual accounts and to submit a copy to the Registrar.
Registry forms - You have a duty to inform the Registrar about certain company matters, changes and events that occur during the lifetime of your company. This information is normally submitted on specific forms to the Maltese Registry. There is also an obligation to file the appropriate forms and documentation whenever there is a change in the company directors, shareholders, company secretary and the Memorandum or Articles of Association.
The Registry of Companies
Malta Financial Services Authority