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Malta Company Registration

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Upload your documents
Your account manager will ask you for official documents which are required for your company formation.
 
Register your company successfully
Once your documents have been processed your company will be successfully registered.
 
Process any additional services
Your account manager will guide you through the steps of completing your request of additional services such as bank accounts.
 
Manage Your company via our client portal
Our client portal will give you immediate access to all your documents as well as display your company structure.
 
 

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Malta Company
Good to Know
Malta has taken important and substantial steps to establish itself as a global player in the cross-border fund administration business. Competing against countries like Ireland and Luxembourg, Malta has a unique combination of a multi-lingual workforce and a strong legal system. The country boasts as a regulator, the MFSA, which has a strong business development mind-set, and the country has been successful in attracting gaming businesses, aircraft and ship registration, credit-card issuing banking licences, and also fund administration.
Main Characteristics
Company type
Private Company Limited by shares.
Governing corporate legislation
Malta companies are regulated under the Malta Companies Act 1995. The Maltese Registry of Companies, and the Malta Financial Services Authorityis are the governing authorities.
Information published relating to company officers
The names of company officers appear on public record. Nominee officers can be used to avoid the client's name appearing.
Confidentiality
Malta offers a high level of anonymity and privacy.
Accounting requirement
Accounts and tax filing must be submitted every year.
Taxation
The effective corporate tax rate is 5%. While the regular corporate tax rate is 35%, as a foreign shareholder, one would be reimbursed 80% of that amount. This results in a highly attractive 5% final rate.
Legislation
Modern offshore legislation.
Standard currency
EUR
Time to form
Malta has a fast and efficient registry: 1 week formation time.
Stability
Very stable jurisdiction with an excellent reputation.
Communication
Efficient communication means.
Time zone
Convenient world time zone: GMT+1
Secretary required
Yes
Paid up capital requirement
Yes. 20% of EUR 1,200 paid up capital requirement. Effectively a EUR 240 deposit in a CIF account.
Renewal Date
Anniversary date of the company / Each Year
Basis of legal System
Under Common Law.
Minimum directors/shareholders
Minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder.
Bearer shares
Bearer shares are not permitted
Documents Required
for the Creation of the Company
A certified copy Certification of a passport can be made by a notary, an attorney-at-law, a bank, a public officer, or in accordance with SFM indications. Kindly consult your dedicated account manager at SFM to obtain precise information. of your passport, 1 Original or certified copy of the proof of domicile (issued within the last 3 months), an original letter of reference from your bank, evidence of the origin of net wealth, as well as a curriculum vitae.**






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** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company.
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03-Jun-2014
The SFM staff is friendly and professional, I got very good personal care. Although in the beginning I had some difficulties to be assigned to a Corporate Service Officer afterwards everything was quick and smooth. I will continue to use their services and I will recommend their service to anybody interested in offshore services.
01-Jun-2014
I've had a very good experience with SFM Offshore. I've been client of them for 3 years now. They always answer my requests in 24 hours. Mehmet, Turkey
01-Jun-2014
despite that the provide the service at the end of the day, however, there is significant delay and lack of prompt communication from SFM side.
also i have notices that there is a lack of coronation between SFM members, i have been been asked several times to submit documents already at their end, simply because i'm dealing with different persons.
21-May-2014
Very professional team, particularly the legal counsel we have been dealt with, very sound compliance acumen.
15-May-2014
What I can say Mrs. Fattah was an exelent partner in what she was organising till the end.
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Michael Schulz
15-May-2014
Very professional, clear and prompt service - where agents understand clients needs and have good knowledge and experience to help and guide clients in the process.
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