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Crypto License in Malta

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
Packages to choose from:
We prepare all documents and apply properly for the crypto license. This is a one-time fee, there are no recurring fees
Cryptocurrency License
We do the whole registration process, including the preparation of all needed documents, communication with state authorities and notaries
You do not need to visit this jurisdiction personally to incorporate - this will save time and money
Remote incorporation
You receive from us a legal address for your company, thus, no need to rent/buy a physical office
Legal address for 1 year
We act as the contact person between you and the authorities, who speaks the language and communicates with the license issuer
Contact person in the country
You grant us a power of attorney to carry out administrative work for you in the jurisdiction with different powers and terms of validity
Long-term POA
We assist you with drafts, templates and concrete examples of how to best prepare the documentation and obtain the according crypto license
Assistance in preparing all documents
We help you to review your business plan, or give you a template of a detailed business plan including charts, schemes and forecasts which you will need to adjust according to your business model
Assistance in preparing your business plan
We assist you in developing the right KYC processes and to implement the right AML-CFT procedures
Assistance in preparing compliance policies
We assist you search for office/warehouse/apartments and sign a rental/purchase agreement
Assistance in finding a suitable office
We assist you in the whole HR process: formulating requirements, advertising job, analyzing suiting candidates, coming to a written agreement
Assistance in employment of resident personnel
We provide you with the complete accounting needed for this jurisdiction, including monthly and yearly statements
Accounting for 1 year
Authenticates the seals and signatures of your official company documents stating the rights and obligations of the entity's members or stakeholders of the company of any form of ownership in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction
Apostille of documents
A specific amount of hours of legal support by local legal professionals you may use on demand
Additional legal support
We assist you to proprely answer and open a corporate account that suits your business model
Bank account
How to get a Crypto License in Malta?
Appoint a VFA agent1.
Prepare whitepaper2.
Prepare the business plan3.
Register the company and hire the personnel4.
Complete the MFSA due diligence5.
Submit application for an in principle approval6.

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

FAQ - Crypto license Malta