In terms of the Investment Services Act (Cap. 370 of the Laws of Malta) (the ‘Act’), an investment services licence is required when an ‘investment service’ is offered in respect of an ‘instrument’.

The terms ‘investment service’ and ‘instrument’ are defined in the First and Second Schedule to the Act.

Click on the links below should you wish to know more about obtaining an investment services licence in Malta:

  1. Investment services licence categories;
  2. General description of the procedure for the application of an investment services licence from the Malta Financial Services Authority (the ‘MFSA’);
  3. The licence application form; and
  4. Fees payable to the MFSA.