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Yacht Registration

International Owner

Requirements:

• Statute of the owning company (applicable for Foreign Entities) 

Original Memorandum and Articles of the owning company (i.e. the International Owner). A certified true copy will be accepted provided it is attached to a legal opinion stating that it is a true copy of the original. The legal opinion should be duly legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul and may form part of the legal opinion stated below. 

OR

Certified true copies of the passport and/or I.D. Card if European Citizen Owner.

• A legal opinion (applicable for Foreign Entities only) confirming that the corporate records of the foreign legal entity have been examined and:

 

That the company is duly incorporated under the laws of the relevant country and giving its registered address and incorporation date and number (if any).

 

That the company enjoys legal personality in terms of the law under which it has been established or constituted.

 

The names and address of director/s, shareholder/s and secretary.

 

The names and/or designations of the persons authorised to represent the company and bind the company by their sole signature (e.g. any director).

 

That the company is authorised to appoint resident agents.

 

The legal opinion should be notarised and legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul.

• Declaration of Resident Agent

Click here for a copy for Foreign Entities. The original declaration of Resident Agent duly signed, notarised and legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul. The notary should state that the person/s signing is/are authorized to do so by his/her/their sole signature/s. The notary’s signature should be authenticated at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul.

OR

Click here for a copy for European Citizen.

This should be notarised and legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul. 

• Goodstanding Certificate (applicable for Foreign Entities only)

Goodstanding certificate of the international owner dated as per the date of the declaration mentioned above showing the names of the shareholder/s and director/s.

• Due Diligence Requirements

In accordance with the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations we are duty bound to obtain and continuously update the details of your records held by us.  It is of paramount importance that the required information is made readily available for us to establish and maintain our business relationship but more importantly for all parties concerned to be compliant with local as well as European legislation.  Please enquire within for further information on the above requirements.

• Government (Merchant Shipping Directorate (formerly Malta Maritime Authority)) Fees 

 

Fees Payable upon Provisional Registration:

 

Approval of a Resident Agent

€250

 


Fees payable on the anniversary of registration i.e. after the lapse of 12 months (to be paid on the anniversary of registration and each year thereafter):

 

Renewal Approval of a Resident Agent

€125

 


For further information please refer to:-

Legal Notice No. 71 of 2003  for Foreign Entities
Legal Notice No. 348 of 2003 for European Citizens

 

Yacht Registration

International Owner

Requirements:

• Statute of the owning company (applicable for Foreign Entities) 

Original Memorandum and Articles of the owning company (i.e. the International Owner). A certified true copy will be accepted provided it is attached to a legal opinion stating that it is a true copy of the original. The legal opinion should be duly legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul and may form part of the legal opinion stated below. 

OR

Certified true copies of the passport and/or I.D. Card if European Citizen Owner.

• A legal opinion (applicable for Foreign Entities only) confirming that the corporate records of the foreign legal entity have been examined and:

 

That the company is duly incorporated under the laws of the relevant country and giving its registered address and incorporation date and number (if any).

 

That the company enjoys legal personality in terms of the law under which it has been established or constituted.

 

The names and address of director/s, shareholder/s and secretary.

 

The names and/or designations of the persons authorised to represent the company and bind the company by their sole signature (e.g. any director).

 

That the company is authorised to appoint resident agents.

 

The legal opinion should be notarised and legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul.

• Declaration of Resident Agent

Click here for a copy for Foreign Entities. The original declaration of Resident Agent duly signed, notarised and legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul. The notary should state that the person/s signing is/are authorized to do so by his/her/their sole signature/s. The notary’s signature should be authenticated at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul.

OR

Click here for a copy for European Citizen.

This should be notarised and legalised at the foreign office or by a Maltese consul. 

• Goodstanding Certificate (applicable for Foreign Entities only)

Goodstanding certificate of the international owner dated as per the date of the declaration mentioned above showing the names of the shareholder/s and director/s.

• Due Diligence Requirements

In accordance with the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations we are duty bound to obtain and continuously update the details of your records held by us.  It is of paramount importance that the required information is made readily available for us to establish and maintain our business relationship but more importantly for all parties concerned to be compliant with local as well as European legislation.  Please enquire within for further information on the above requirements.

• Government (Merchant Shipping Directorate (formerly Malta Maritime Authority)) Fees 

 

Fees Payable upon Provisional Registration:

 

Approval of a Resident Agent

€250

 


Fees payable on the anniversary of registration i.e. after the lapse of 12 months (to be paid on the anniversary of registration and each year thereafter):

 

Renewal Approval of a Resident Agent

€125

 


For further information please refer to:-

Legal Notice No. 71 of 2003  for Foreign Entities
Legal Notice No. 348 of 2003 for European Citizens