Malta Company Formations

Malta Company Incorporation

Private Limited Liability 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.

Malta Private Limited Liability 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 receipt 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.

Malta Company Formation Package

Once we have received all your details, we can start the process of incorporating your company. Our Malta 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
  • Initial Government licence fee payable on incorporation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Registration with Tax Authorities
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder

Company Name

A Maltese Private Limited Liability Company must have a unique name and the Registrar of Companies has the right of refuse any name it feels is undesirable or offensive. The company must end with the suffix Limited or Ltd.

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.

Malta Company Directors

A Maltese company requires one director and it is not required for the director to be a resident of Malta, however, if you require this service we can assist. Directors details are available for public viewing at the Companies Registry.

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.

Malta Company Shareholders

Only one shareholder is required for your Maltese Private Limited Company. Shareholders details are available for public viewing at the Companies Registry.

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.

Bank Account Assistance

Opening a bank account with a Maltese bank is part of the company formation process. You are required to open a bank account in which to deposit the minimum share capital. The capital remains blocked during company formation procedure. A visit to Malta may be required to open a bank account.

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
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Malta Fees to Incorporate
  • Company Formation - £2100
  • Registry Fee - £220
  • Compliance Checks - £300
  • Provision of Registered Office and Resident Agent - £950
  • Resident Director from - £2300
  • Bank Account Assistance - £620
  • Tax Registration Assistance - £480
  • Company Secretary - £850
Malta Annual Maintenance Fees
  • Registry Renewal Fee - £220
  • Provision of Registered Office and Resident Agent - £890
  • Resident Director from - £2300
  • Company Secretary - £850
  • Directors Register Maintenance - £175
Malta Advantages
  • Time - 5-7 days to incorporate your Malta company
  • Directors - only 1 director of any nationality is necessary for your company
  • Shareholders - only 1 shareholder required
  • Share Capital - the share capital requirement is €1,200
  • Company Secretary - a company secretary is required
  • Bank Account - we can apply for a bank account in Malta for your company
  • Travel - A visit to Malta may be required to open a bank account
  • Support - using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process
Required to Proceed
  • Company Name - We can check your company name is available
  • Passport - colour scan of your passport
  • Documents - copy of a utility bill, credit card or bank statement showing your private address
  • Start now - complete here
  • Upload - proof of address & copy passport can be uploaded here