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At the outset, we recommend that you request a written fee quote covering all corporate fees necessary for the formation of a Malta company.  The fees shall include the formation fees (registration with the Maltese registry of companies, opening of one corporate bank account, income tax and VAT registration, where applicable).  However, a company is not a static entity, but requires thorough and attentive care to ensure that proper corporate governance is maintained at all times.  This is why at Focus Business Services, we provide the whole services relating to the proper operation and compliance of a Maltese company (book-keeping, accounting services, full tax compliance, administrative duties, maintenance of statutory books).  Email us now for a “Flat Fee” with no hidden costs.

** In order to avail oneself of our attractive offer, the FORM A1 (fee quote request form) must be duly filled up and remitted back to our offices -  following completion and receipt thereof, our officers shall, within 24 hours, provide you with a flat fee quote.  We shall also assist you with support / FAQs session to fully address any queries that you may have**

The Focus Business Services Group has been established since 1998 and has cemented its position as one of the most reputable firms, providing a one-stop stop for the international client seeking a holistic and impeccable service in a wide range of services (accounting, corproate services, tax structure, and true “substance” services - indipensable for today’s tax planning).

* Click here to access FORM A1 (Malta Company fee quote request form) *

* Click here to access the MALTA COMPANY FORMATION INSTRUCTION FORMS *

Focus Business Services complies with the highest level of probity and compliance with its Know-your client obligations.  Clients must remit the following documentation to our officers:-

  • Certified Copy of Passport(s) for each Beneficial Owner / shareholder and director;
  • For all corporate shareholders and directors, a copy of the constitutive documents (Memoranda and Articles of Association, deed of partnership etc;)
  • A certificate of good standing / extracts from the registry or any other document attesting the company and/or partnership registration number  – Any corporate entity which has separate legal personality from its members, such as foundations, may be a shareholder or partake the office of director in a Maltese Company.
  • Bank reference for each beneficiary, shareholder and director (please request proforma bank reference from our offices)
  • Proof of address (utility bill etc;) for each beneficiary, shareholder and director;
  • Duly executed Company Formation Instruction Form;
  • Transfer of fees to our bank account (please request details of our bank accounts from our offices)

Fee Schedule

Please download our fee quote request form (FORM A1) below (if you have difficulty in downloading the form please contact us to request one).

Download information on formation fees and procedure and ask for a written proposal here:

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FORM A1 – MALTA COMPANY FEE QUOTE REQUEST FORM (doc)

Malta has very comptetitve fees for the provision of financial and professional services compared to other EU jurisdictions – this competitve advantage blended with the very advantageous tax saving, renders Malta a very attractive proposition for any investor wishing to locate his business within the EU.

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Malta Company Formation Instructions (pdf)

 

Malta Re-domiciliation of Companies

The Continuation of Companies Regulations (hereinafter referred to as “the Regulations”) provide the legal framework for the re-domiciliation of corporate entities in Malta under the Maltese Companies Act.   At the outset, it is important to note that this re-domiciliation option is permissible only in the case of corporate entities, whihc are registered in an approved jurisdiction.  Furthermore, such re-domiciliation must be permissible also in the home country – i.e. there must be a corresponding legal framework, similar to the one allowed under the Regulations, which allows the re-domiciliation from the home country to Malta – this possibility must also be expressly included in the constitutive documents of the corporate entity e.g. Memorandum and Articles of Association.

Conversely, it is also possible for a Maltese company to re-domicile outside Malta, again subject to the understanding that this would be permissible by the laws of the migrating country. The re-domiciliation of companies is possible, following the carrying out of the following steps:

Step A: The constitutive documents (e.g. Memorandum and Articles of Association) of the Company to re-domiciliation in Malta must, under pain of nullity,  include a provision allowing or empowering the Company to re-domicile in another jurisdiction.

In the event that the constitutive documents of the Company do not include such provision, the Company shall have to amend its constitutive documents accordingly – this would typically require a shareholders’ resolution.

Step B: Once the constitutive documents of the Company include the aforesaid provision, the applicant must submit the following documentation to the Maltese registry of Companies

a) An Extraordinary Resolution approving the migration of the Company to Malta;

b) A copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company – these must be tweaked and amended to ensure compliance with the Maltese Companies Act;

c) A Certificate of Good Standing, or similar  document attesting that the Company is in compliance with the requirements of incorporation of the authority of the home country;

d) A declaration signed by at least two (2) directors of the Company attesting:

  • The full name of the Company as registered with the relevant authorities in the Country of first incorporatio;
  • The intended name under which the Company wishes to operate in Malta.  In order to ensure availability, it is strongly advisable that a company search be conducted prior to the re-domiciliation process to ensure that the proposed name is available.
  • The jurisdiction within which or according to which the Company was first incorporated;
  • The decision to have the Company re-domiciled in Malta;
  • That the Company has, by any means set forth by law, served official notification to the relevant authority in the home country of its intention to be re-domiciled in Malta;
  • Evidence of such notification;
  • That there are no procedures pending against the Company for breaches of the laws of the home country;
  • That the Company is solvent and that the directors are not aware of any circumstances which could adversely affect the solvency of the Company within a period of twelve (12) months from the date on which the redomiciliation application is filed.

e) A list of the directors and company secretary, if any, of the Company, before re-domiciliation and after re-domiciliation of the Company in Malta – where the company has no corresponding officers e.g. company secretary, then this shall need to be created ad hoc.

f) Evidence of similar laws, typically a legal opinion, allowing for company migration, in the home country, and notably that the proposed re-domiciliation is not dependent on the consent of any creditors of the Company.

Focus Business Services, may assist you by putting its wealth of expertise and knowlege to your service,  and assisting you in the preparation of all resolutions and the compiling of all documents, necessary to re-domicilate the company in and out of Malta.

Step C: Once we are in receipt of all the aforesaid documents, we shall submit a request for re-domiciliation to the Maltese Registry of Companies.

Step D: The Maltese Registrar of Companies, shall vet and examine all the documentation, and shall, after having been satisfied that the documents submitted comply with the Regulations, issue a provisional certificate.  The issuance of this provisional certificate is an important milestone, attesting thatthe Company:

  • continues to be a body corporate registered in Malta;
  • is subject to all the obligations and capable of exercising all powers of a Maltese company registered under the Maltese Companies Act;
  • retains all its assets, rights, liabilities and obligations;
  • remains subject to any legal proceedings or judgments commenced or given prior to registration in Malta

Step E: Within six (6) months of the date of issuance of the temporary certificate of re-domiciliation, the Company is obliged to ubmit evidence to the Registrar from the relevant body of the country of first incorporation, that it has ceased to be a company registered in the home country (i.e. that it has been struck off).

Upon receipt of acceptable proof of the aforesaid striking off, the Maltese Registrar of Companies shall issue a final certificate of registration.

The re-domiciliation option, therefore allows investors to avoid the liquidiation of their companies whilst  reaping the full benefits of the Maltese, onshore, low-tax solutions, by re-domiciliating your company to Malta.

Contact us to start the formation and/or re-domiciliation process today. Simply fill in the below contact box or contact us by e-mail on enquiries@fbsseychelles.com or call +357 2245 6363.

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