Know-Your-Customer

The collection of KYC documents is an essential part of the initial stages for both the incorporation of a company and the opening of a bank account. This legal requirement differs between individual and corporate involved parties as follows:

KYC – INDIVIDUAL
  • Valid Passport or Identity Card
  • Proof of Address not older than 3 months
  • Original Bank Reference confirming a minimum of 2 years relation with the bank
  • Last 6 months Bank Statements
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • For Non-European individuals a Professional Reference of character nature not older than 3 months. This can be obtained from the bank or from a professional person (i.e. accountant, lawyer, notary etc).
KYC – COMPANY
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum & Association
  • VAT Certificate (if applicable)
  • For offshore companies:
    • Share Certificate
    • Register of Member
    • Register of Directors
    • Consent to act as Director
    • Resolution of Director in Writing
    • Resolution of Subscriber in Writing

It is important that all documents are presented in English language and Certified by a professional individual. Malta Incorporation Specialist offers the services of Translations and Certifications (if documents are seen in original) at an additional fee. For more information you can contact us on [email protected]

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