Crypto License in Switzerland

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8.5% tax
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Pricing for registration of Switzerland 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 Switzerland - Free Consultation

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Kirill Gussev Corporate Service Professional

How to get a Crypto License in Switzerland?

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1. Register a company in Switzerland, preferably an AG
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2. Rent an office and hire workers within Switzerland
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3. Appoint a Swiss lawyer for your company
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4. Prepare your business model and AML policies, compliant with the FINMA regulations
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5. Set an appointment with the FINMA for presentation and authorization
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6. Start your business

Top 5 Advantages - Switzerland Crypto License

  1. Flexible framework: work your licensing out with the regulator
  2. Very low taxation, one of the lowest in the European Economic Area
  3. The most prestigious jurisdiction in the financial sector
  4. Crypto friendly jurisdiction, relying increasingly on the blockchain technology
  5. Gain trust and market yourself as a regulated crypto business

Switzerland crypto license suitable for:

  • Custody
  • Fiat to crypto
  • Crypto exchange
  • ICO
  • ITO
  • DeFi project

Requirements in Switzerland - what is needed?

Who regulates crypto companies in Switzerland?

The crypto companies in Switzerland are authorized and monitored by the FINMA
  • Incorporate a legal structure in Switzerland
  • Local substance: an office space with domestic employees
  • More advanced business plan with Cash Flow 3 years budgeting forecast
  • Professionally prepared documents describing internal risk policies according to local AML laws
  • Description of services offered to customers within the first 3-9 months after granting of license
  • Extensive background check of all participants, including a certificate of non criminal record, a review of the resume and possible interviews
  • A raised share capital

Alternative to a Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Do I need a resident director to get the Swiss crypto authorization?
Do I need a physical office to successfully obtain the Switzerland crypto authorization?
Do you have experience obtaining bank accounts for Swiss crypto companies?
Can you provide me with a basic business plan for a crypto company?

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