Malta has an appealing startup ecosystem that hosts a large number of innovative companies and many more. Both domestic and international entrepreneurs can easily register startups in Malta
, helped by one of our specialists. The incorporation of a startup is about the same as the registration of any kind of business structure. The process starts with the verification of the business name, the formation of the Articles of Association with details about the owners, business address, activities, owners, etc. The registration for taxation is required, and if your new business is subject to specific licenses and permits, these must the obtained in the first place.
Another good startup idea can be a crowdfunding company in Malta
. Such business can activate under the rules of limited liability company, and with a minimum share capital of EUR 1,200. Moreover, a website is required for such a business, in order to provide access to investors from around the world to your products. If you would like to know more about crowdfunding companies in Malta, please feel free to get in touch with us. Our specialists are ready to help you start your business in Malta
, mentioning that we comply with the Commercial Code.
FAQ about companies in Malta
1. What types of companies can I register in Malta?
The limited liability company is the proper business structure chosen by most entrepreneurs in Malta. Still, there are other forms available, such as, joint stock companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships, to name a few. Our team can help you choose the proper business structure for your activities.
2. What is the minimum share capital for LLCs in Malta?
EUR 1,200 is the minimum share capital for a limited liability company in Malta. This must be deposited in a local bank account which will serve as the main account for future business operations.
3. Can I open a branch or a subsidiary in Malta?
Yes, foreign investors can establish branches and subsidiaries in Malta with respect to the conditions imposed by the Maltese Company Act. Each structure has its characteristics and advantages, but for more details, you can talk to one of our agents.
4. When do companies pay VAT?
If the annual turnover with an exit threshold of EUR 28,000 and the entry threshold of EUR 35,000 is registered by a company with goods and services supply in Malta, then the registration for VAT
is mandatory. All the details about the taxation in Malta can be offered by one of our company formation specialists in Malta
5. Can I register a partnership in Malta?
Yes, partnerships in Malta are accepted as long as two entrepreneurs sign an agreement, mostly referred to as a deed of partnership. Limited and general partnerships can be easily established in Malta, mentioning that one of our specialists can help.
Investments in Malta
With a population of approximately 493,000 of citizens, Malta is an insular state that offers plenty of business opportunities. More than EUR 18 million represents the exports of goods and services, while the imports sum up to around EUR 15 million. The skilled workforce, the good infrastructure, and the appealing business sectors are key points in Malta, making many international investors choose this country for business. Here are other important facts and figures that might attract your attention:
- Malta ranks 84th out of 190 economies in the world, according to the 2019 Doing Business report.
- More than 200 foreign companies are established in Malta;
- Around EUR 26,000 is the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) per capita at current prices.
- The exports of agricultural products in Malta worth around EUR 128 million, according to statistics for 2019, provided by the European Commission.
Doing business in Malta
comes with a series of benefits, like easy incorporation and the possibility of choosing the type of structure that suits most. You can talk to our agents for comprehensive and dedicated support. For additional information about the available types of companies
and investment opportunities, please contact
our agents in company formation in Malta