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  • Malta Company Formation
  • Company Bank Account
  • Eu Citizenship & Residency

Effective corporate tax rate – 5%. Dividend tax – 0%”. Tax treaty network with over 70 countries.

All significant benefits to moving your business to Malta explained within an in-depth review.

Our experts can advise you on the most practical, beneficial, and cost-effective route to take for your business. Options include moving your existing business and its assets to our jurisdiction or starting a new Maltese company. We can facilitate all options, with fees for forming a new Malta company starting from €1500.

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The most challenging aspect for entrepreneurs looking to establish themselves in a foreign jurisdiction is often in opening a corporate bank account. Without this in place, many company moves or formations fail.

We have an 89% success rate in opening bank accounts for foreign companies. With over 20 years of experience, our corporate banking team is able to select the most secure and reliable banking solutions for your business, and advise you on the steps you need to take to achieve success.

Why Choose 1st Step!

– 89% success rate
– Money-back guarantee
– Fees start from €1900 for a payment platform and €3900 for opening a new overseas bank account

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We help high net worth individuals to obtain maltese residency and citizenship

Many high net worth individuals are keen to gain EU citizenship or residency. Our highly-experienced Citizenship Team understands your needs, whether they are financial, political, or for safety and well-being reasons. We work closely with our clients to advise, support and action the most suitable routes to citizenship for their circumstances.

We offer three different programmes of entry to the EU designed to suit your individual circumstances. Each of them has its own details and requirements, and our team will work with you every step of the way.


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1st Step Solution LTD, established in 2001 and regulated by Malta Financial Services Authorities.

Licensed Corporate Service Provider & accredited Agent for Malta Citizenship and Residency programmes: MIIP, MRVP, MGRP.

Move Your Business To Malta

Malta has been an EU Member State since 2004. This island nation benefits from a stable and predictable low tax system, making it particularly attractive to entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals. Setting up your company in Malta with the appropriate structures provides for an effective corporate tax rate of only 5%, with a 0% dividend tax for individuals. This makes Malta one of the most tax-efficient jurisdictions in the EU. Our expert team are highly experienced in forming corporate structures that take full advantage of Malta’s unique position.

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