Investors looking to preliminary explore the Maltese market, but do not want to i) register an operational subsidiary or ii) conduct any profit generating activities in Malta, prefer to register a non-trading representative office.

Features of a Malta Representative Office

Malta Representative Office

Corporate Details

General

  • Type of Entity

Representative Office

  • Registered Office in Malta

Yes

  • Shelf company availability

Yes

  • Our time to establish a new company

3 Weeks

  • Corporate Taxation

N/A

  • Access to Double Taxation Treaties

No

Share capital or equivalent

  • Standard currency

EUR

  • Permitted currencies

EUR, USD, GBP

  • Minimum paid up

N/A

  • Minimum Authorized share capital

N/A

  • Bearer shares allowed

No

  • No-par-value shares allowed

No

Directors

  • Minimum number

N/A

  • Local required

No

  • Publicly accessible records

Yes

  • Location of meetings

Anywhere

  • Corporate directorship allowed

Yes

Shareholders

  • Minimum number

N/A

  • Publicly accessible records

Yes

  • Corporate shareholders allowed

Yes

  • Location of meetings

Anywhere

Company Secretary

  • Required

N/A

  • Local or qualified

N/A

Accounts

  • Requirements to prepare

Yes

  • Audit requirements

No

  • Requirements to file accounts

Yes

  • Publicly accessible accounts

Yes

Other

  • Requirement to file annual return

Yes

  • Migration of domicile permitted

Yes

Best uses for a Malta Representative Office: Representative offices are recommended for investors that wish to promote their product on the Maltese market or explore potential larger business expansion without the expense or risks associated with carrying any commercial activity in the country.

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