Crypto License in Malta

Crypto License in Malta banner
Banner 1
Up to 35% tax
Banner 2
on request
Banner 3
on request

Pricing for registration of Malta crypto license

Basic Package

Turnkey company formation, including VASP registration. Start now!

on request Initial set up
no maintenance Maintenance per month
  • Turnkey Company Formation
  • Registration as VASP with the Regulator
  • Registered legal company address for 1 year
  • Basic (mandatory) AML/KYC Policy
Custom Package

Full turnkey crypto company formation and support in all necessary aspects

on request Initial set up
  • Turnkey Company Formation
  • Registration as VASP with the Regulator
  • Registered legal company address for 1 year
  • Basic (mandatory) AML/KYC Policy
  • Full communication with VASP Issuing authority for obtainment of authorization
  • Translated and apostilled set of corporate documents
  • Assistance in opening Business account for crypto operating activity
  • Assistance in formulating requirements, finding, interviewing and written agreement with AML/MLRO for your crypto company

Professionals for Crypto License in Malta - Free Consultation

Kirill Gussev photo
Kirill Gussev Corporate Service Professional

How to get a Crypto License in Malta?

Step icon
1. Appoint a VFA agent
Step icon
2. Prepare whitepaper
Step icon
3. Prepare the business plan
Step icon
4. Register the company and hire the personnel
Step icon
5. Complete the MFSA due diligence
Step icon
6. Submit application for an in principle approval

Top 5 Advantages - Malta Crypto License

  1. High-level licensing for all crypto professionals
  2. Clear and transparent process
  3. Provide investment advices and consulting in the crypto industry
  4. Reputed jurisdiction in the IT and FinTech areas
  5. Gain trust and market yourself as a regulated crypto business

Malta crypto license suitable for:

  • Custody (Class 2)
  • Fiat to crypto (Class 4)
  • Crypto exchange (Class 4)
  • ICO (Class 4)
  • ITO (Class 4)
  • DeFi project (Class 1)

Four level of licensing (Classes) to better fit your project

The Maltese framewok offers four level of crypto licensing:
  • VFA Class 1: for consulting
  • VFA Class 2: for holding and controlling customers' money and assets, for investment, P2P exchange, etc
  • VFA Class 3: for trading firms and funds, to trade in their own account
  • VFA Class 4: for exchanges and any crypto-related service provider

Requirements in Malta - what is needed?

Who regulates crypto companies in Malta?

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator of crypto services in Malta
  • Incorporate a legal structure in Malta
  • Being in the loop of fundamental changes to legal requirements
  • An extensive business plan and/or a white paper
  • Contract a financial insurance for your clients' funds
  • Local personnel to administrate the company in Malta
  • Certificate of an absence of criminal records issued for all participants that is no older than 3 months
  • Minimum share capital

Alternative to a Malta crypto license

We have many requests to set-up companies in different countries and jurisdictions. Here are top picked alternative crypto licenses in the EU and offshore crypto licenses. Its best to speak to a professional from our team to decide which crypto friendly jurisdiction makes most sense for you:

Alternatives for EU Crypto licenses in 2024

Alternative Offshore Crypto licenses in 2024

A VASP regime exists in the BVIs. It's important to understand the benefits and downsides of it. An ideal token issuance vehicle. Similar to the BVIs the Cayman Islands initiated a VASP regime. We strongly advise our clients to get a consultation and assessment if their business model falls under the Cayman Islands VASP regime. Often combined with FX licenses and according business models. Top pick for offshore crypto licenses if the budget is available.

FAQ - Crypto license in Malta

Can you advise me the right VFA Class of the Malta crypto license for my business?
Do I need a resident director to get the Maltese crypto license?
Do I need a physical office to successfully obtain the Maltese crypto license?
Do you have experience obtaining bank accounts for Maltese crypto companies?
Can you provide me with a basic business plan for a crypto company?
Are there any limitations on shareholders from certain countries?
Can a legal entity become a shareholder?

Other Services

Crypto License in Estonia image
Crypto License in Estonia 3.300 €
  • 0% Corporate Income Tax
  • Cheap and fast process
  • No travel needed
More info
Crypto License in the SVG image
Crypto License in the SVGs on request
  • 0% Taxes
  • Fast incorporation
  • Minimal compliance
More info
Crypto License in Slovakia image
Crypto License in Slovakia on request
  • Among the cheapest in EU
  • VASP license
  • Crypto-friendly country
More info
Crypto License in Poland image
Crypto License in Poland from 3.900 €
  • Cheapest crypto license
  • VASP license
  • Fastest crypto license
More info
Crypto License in Lithuania image
Crypto License in Lithuania 2.200 €
  • 15% tax
  • Simple to obtain
  • Fast set-up
More info
We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience, serve personalized ads or content, and analyze our traffic. By staying on our website, you consent to our use of cookies and our privacy policy. Visit our privacy policy for more info.