Malta Company Formation


The Maltese Companies Act

The law enlists several types of Maltese corporate entities or commercial partnerships that may be established. In the private sector these are:

Private Limited Liability Companies (LTDs)

Branch of a foreign company,

Partnership en nom collectif,

Partnership en commandite

Private Limited (by shares) Liability Company

This is the most popular organization considered by startups as a single entity established alone or together with a combination of another Maltese Holding company as part of a larger structure which may involve foreign shareholding, which in turn could be private or corporate. We are also able to assist with the incorporation of foreign entities in your desired jurisdiction: Cyprus, UK etc

The incorporation of a company in Malta, is a smooth process which will typically require between one to three working days from the presentation of the pertinent documentation to the Maltese Registry of Companies. Dr Nicola offers a unique boutique service in that you work hand in hand with her directly to provide you with the best service in continuity and efficiency.  Your requirements will be fully discussed and a practical way forward will be decided upon together, to obtain a fully functioning set up in the least amount of time.

Structural Set up requirements.


A company incorporation in Malta must have at least one director. The director need not be a Maltese national and may be a body corporate. In contrast to UK requirements, the corporate director may be appointed alone.

Company Secretary

A Malta formed company must have an approved company secretary.

Registered Office: 

The formation of a Maltese company requires the use of a Malta registered office address (please note that this is different to a physical office) within the Maltese Islands.


A Malta company formation may have different types or classes of shares, regulating the rights attributable to the Shareholders. The minimum authorised share capital is just under €1,200 and 20% paid up upon incorporation, ie €240, with no maximum limit.


The constitution of the Malta company. This document sets out the objectives and other formalities and is an essential part of the Malta Company incorporation process. This constitution must be presented together with supporting personal documentation as required.


We are here to assist you with the following services in relation to the incorporation and maintenance of a Malta company:

* Malta Registered office services; 

* Malta Company secretary services.

* Directorship services;

* Review of documents for client due diligence purposes;

* Advice in relation to Memorandum and Articles of Association and particular clauses which need to be included depending on the circumstances for the formation  of a Malta company;

* Registration with the Malta Registry of Companies;

* Annual management and administration;

* Application for VAT Number (where applicable);

* Application for VAT Number (where applicable);

* Opening of an EMI/ bank account in the name of the company;

* Submission of the incorporation and KYC documentation to regularise the bank account

* Overall guidance and assistance with related queries.

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