The Malta company formation fees are payable to the Registrar of Companies upon company formation and are calculated on the authorised share capital of the company. The company formation fees are currently a minimum of €245 and can range up to a maximum of €1,750.

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Company Registration Fees

A summary of the thresholds which can be found in the Companies Act (Fees) Regulations – S.L. 386.03 are as follows:

Authorised Share CapitalRegistration Fee
Up to €1,500€245
€1,501 – €5,000€245 plus €15 for every €500 in excess of €1,500
€5,001 – €10,000 €350 plus €20 for every €1,000 in excess of €5,000
€10,001 – €50,000 €450 plus €20 for every €2,500 in excess of €10,000
€50,001 – €100,000 €770 plus €20 for every €10,000 in excess of €50,000
€100,001 – €250,000€870 plus €10 for every €15,000 in excess of €100,000
€250,001 – €500,000€970 plus €10 for every €10,000 in excess of €250,000
€500,001 – €1,000,000 €1,220 plus €20 for every €20,000 in excess of €500,000
€1,000,001 – €2,500,000€1,720 plus €10 for every €50,000 in excess of €1,000,000
Exceeds €2,500,001 €2,250

In cases where the authorised share capital is increased, a fee of the balance on the increase minus the fee paid upon corporation (prior to the increase) is applicable.

Annual Return Fees

The minimum annual fee of €100 is payable together with the submission of the companies Annual Return to the Malta Registrar of Companies. For companies with a authorised share capital exceeding €1,500, other fees apply according to the below:

Authorised Share CapitalRegistration Fee
Up to €1,500€100
€1,501 – €5,000€140
€5,001 – €10,000 €160
€10,001 – €50,000 €350
€50,001 – €100,000 €400
€100,001 – €250,000€600
€250,001 – €500,000€800
€500,001 – €1,000,000 €900
€1,000,001 – €2,500,000 €1,200
Exceeds €2,501,000 €1,400

The annual return is made on the anniversary of the registration of the company and must be filed by not later than forty-two (42) days from the day of its formation.

Penalties will occur for late filings of the companies annual return.

Submission In Electronic Format

The above fees can also be paid electronically, which provides considerably lower fees. The payment of these fees are normally coordinated when incorporating the company with us.