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Need an online gambling license?

Anjouan
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If you’re looking to kickstart your business swiftly and with minimal initial investment, the Anjouan gambling license is the ideal option.
This license opens up a diverse array of jurisdictions for your business, with only a handful of restricted countries. Outside this shortlist, you have the freedom to operate virtually anywhere across the globe.

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Important Information

Curacao's gambling license is currently undergoing some important regulatory changes. This affects all active operators, software providers, and platform providers. We recommend you to talk to one of our experts before applying for a Curacao license. Beware of scammers who claim that it's easy to get the Curacao gambling license. You can lose your money.

Benefits of the Anjouan gambling License

Cover all gaming verticals with one license
Anjouan gaming license allow you to run online casinos, sports betting sites, lotto games, and a range of popular table games like poker, blackjack, and baccarat.
Fast application procedure
The application process and compliance are remarkably swift. We can establish a new company within just ten business days, and the license itself can be issued in as little as four weeks. The licensing process in Anjouan is one of the fastest in the industry.
Variety of games and payment options
Obtaining this license will open the door to the best gaming providers, so you can offer great games and take bets on all kinds of sports and events. You'll also have many options for payment systems.
Zero Corporate and Income Tax
The Anjouan gambling license presents a unique advantage by enabling companies to establish themselves in jurisdictions where both corporate and income taxes stand at a reassuring zero percent.
Anjouan gaming tax
The Anjouan license doesn't require you to pay any gaming taxes, except for the initial licensing fee and yearly renewal costs. 
This makes it a great choice for startups as it helps keep expenses low right from the start.

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Procedure for obtaining the Anjouan gambling license

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Background check obtaining the necessary documentation
We work with you to put together a comprehensive package of documents, ensuring that each item is perfectly compliant with the strict requirements of the regulatory authority. We also conduct a thorough preliminary review to identify and address any potential errors or inconsistencies. This thorough process expedites the approval process and puts you on the fast track to regulatory success.
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Incorporation of the company
We assist our clients in crafting a customized ownership structure that meets their individual needs. This crucial step is important to give you a competitive edge, increase your profitability and strengthen your competitiveness in the market. We then take care of the incorporation and license application.
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Filing of license documents
We collaborate closely with the regulatory authority to expedite the processing of your application and ensure that it does not remain on a bureaucratic shelf for an extended period of time. This step is the penultimate stage before your license is approved.
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Payment Agent company formation
Depending on your business model, you may need a payment agent company. It can give you access to a variety of payment methods and make it easier for you to open bank accounts. We'll determine the most suitable choice for your needs on the very first call.
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Opening a bank account for your online gambling business
Securing bank accounts in the gambling industry can be complex. We'll introduce you to several alternatives and help you choose the best location to set up a bank account for your business. Moreover, we will take the necessary steps to open the account and ensure a smooth and error-free process.

Requirements for the Anjouan gambling license

Clear Background: Every person involved in the company, including the director, should have a clean criminal record. If you're the sole owner and director, you need a Clearance Certificate in your name. We'll guide you through this process to ensure it's done correctly.
Multiple Jurisdiction Options: Your gambling company can be registered in various places. We'll set up a company that meets all the necessary regulations. You don't have to travel anywhere; we handle everything to get your business up and running.
Proof of Address:You'll also need to show where you live or operate your business. Usually, a utility bill works well for this. If you can't provide one or if you're living in another country, don't worry; we can help find an alternative solution.
Functional Website:Your website should meet regulatory requirements and be operational once the licensing process is complete. We collaborate with all platforms to make sure this happens seamlessly.
Certification for Game Developers: If you're a software developer creating games for gaming operators, you'll need certification from well-known vendors like iTechLabs, GLI, and BMM Testlabs. We'll make sure this process runs smoothly, saving you time while getting the license.

Why Choose Anjouan Gambling License?

Anjouan has overtaken Curacao as the most convenient online gambling license for startups in 2023.

Due to regulatory changes and bureaucratic hurdles that created uncertainty in the industry, Curacao’s gambling license barely survived the year. Under these circumstances, entrepreneurs were forced to look for alternatives. Anjouan, with its attractive compliance process, quick application and global coverage, became the preferred license for many gambling businesses, including online casinos and sports betting websites.

1. Regulatory Flexibility: Anjouan offers a flexible regulatory framework that adapts to the evolving world of online gambling. This flexibility allows you to explore innovative gaming concepts and quickly adapt your offering. This is a license for start-ups and fast-emerging companies that want to expand their business worldwide.

2. International Recognition: Anjouan’s gaming license allows you to target a global audience without the obstacles that some other jurisdictions may impose. The list of restricted countries mirrors the list of countries that Curacao also restricts.

This is a list of countries that you must geo-block for your online gambling business: Australia, Austria, Comoros, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, all countries on the FATF blacklist.

If you give any of these countries access to your online casino, your license will be revoked.

3. Cost-effective: The Anjouan gaming license is known for its cost-efficiency. The fees for initial licensing and annual renewal are significantly lower compared to many other countries. For example, even the new license for Curacao after the new law is passed (which will not happen until the mid-end of 2024 or later), including the additional cost of the license, can be as low as EUR 100,000 per year.

The Anjouan license is affordable for any startup serious about opening an international online casino.

The price of the Anjouan gambling license depends on several factors:

  • Your business model and the countries you want to focus on when marketing your business.
  • The size of your business and the number of shareholders.
  • Payment solutions and software providers you want to connect to your website.

We carefully evaluate all important aspects of your business to speed up the licensing process and reduce the cost of your corporate structure and license.

4. Streamlined application process: Anjouan has a straightforward and efficient application process that allows you to enter the online gambling industry with minimal delays.

The licensing process currently takes between two and four weeks (not including setting up the business structure), and it doesn’t get any faster than that. It takes about two months to prepare your business for launch.

5. Privacy and Confidentiality: Entrepreneurs who are concerned about the confidentiality of their business information can contact us to find out how to reduce the risk of disclosing their personal information.

Advantages of Anjouan Gambling License

There are a number of advantages to choosing the Angevin gambling license:

1. Global reach: Anjouan’s international recognition means that your online casino or sports betting website can target a global audience and tap into different markets. Apart from a short list of countries that you should geo-block, you are not prevented from operating your business anywhere in the world.

2. Low operating costs: With affordable licensing fees and favorable tax structures, you can keep your operating costs under control and thus achieve a higher profit margin.

3. 0% Corporate Tax: You get to keep a larger portion of your profits, which you can reinvest in marketing and growing your business. You get an advantage over other companies that makes it easier for you to attract investors or hire new talent.

4. Access to software providers: The list of software vendors that support the Anjouan license is growing every day. Industry giants like Pragmatic, Tom Horn, and many others support the license. Your online casino will have access to the best games on the market that your customers will want to play. Contact us to get a list of software providers that have whitelisted the Anjouan license.

Types of Anjouan Gambling Licenses

One license currently supports all gambling games. Whether you run an online casino, a sports betting website, a lottery, or a virtual sports website. With an Anjouan license, you have access to all of these.

B2B license: If you are a software provider and you develop games for other industry players or if you want to start your own platform, you may also need a gambling license. Currently, Anjouan supports B2B and B2C businesses without differentiating between the two. You can run a platform and B2C businesses under one license.

Whitelabel business model: if you want to make your platform available to other industry members under the umbrella of your business, the Anjouan license is the perfect choice. This allows you to scale your business and offer the platform to those who don’t want to apply for their own license.

Requirements for Anjouan Gambling License Applicants

There are certain requirements you must meet to apply for the license:

1. Legal entity: you must establish a legal entity in Anjouan. You can also form a company in any other country to apply for a license. Compared to Curacao, Anjouan is much more flexible and also allows international companies to apply for a license.

At LicenseGentlemen, when choosing your jurisdiction, we take great care to consider your business model and future plans so that you can operate your business without cash flow problems.

2. Clean record: applicants must have a clean criminal record and not have a history of fraudulent activity in the gaming industry. This demonstrates your integrity and commitment to running a reputable and trustworthy gambling business.

3. Business Plan: A comprehensive business plan outlining your proposed gambling business is required. A well-structured business plan provides clarity on your goals, strategies, and operations and helps regulators understand your intentions.

4. Financial Stability: You should demonstrate that you are financially stable and able to support license fees and operating costs. This builds confidence with regulators that you have the resources to meet your financial obligations.

Anjouan Gambling License Application Process

Applying for an Anjouan Gambling License is a well-structured process:

1. Preliminary Consultation: start with a preliminary consultation. At LicenseGentlemen, we make every effort to find out if you are eligible for the license even before we start the application process. We share with you all the information you need to start your gambling business and learn about your vision and plan. Based on our years of experience, we then explain the structure and steps you need to take to get your business up and running in no time.

2. Submitting the application: with a deep understanding of your business goals, we help you create an application package. We make sure all required documents are in order to minimize the risk of delays or rejections.

3. Background Checks: Our team conducts extensive background checks to ensure your application meets strict regulatory requirements. We carefully review your financial, operational, and legal history to proactively address potential issues.

4. Timely review and approval: Our approach ensures that your application is reviewed expeditiously, significantly reducing the wait time for your Anjouan gambling license. You can expect a much faster approval process and receive your license within 2-4 weeks.

Anjouan License Renewal Requirements

The gaming tax is a percentage of gross gaming revenue levied by regulatory authorities. The gambling tax in Malta, for example, is a progressive tax system that ranges from 0% to 5%

There are no gambling tax fees for the Anjouan gambling license. You will, however, have to pay the annual renewal fee and fees associated with operating your business

Here are the renewal requirements:

Annual Renewal Fee: You must pay the annual renewal fee to keep your license current. This fee is due once a year and we notify our customers 45 days before the fee is due.

Compliance: Constantly adhere to Anjouan’s government regulations and industry standards. Certain documents supporting your financial situation must be submitted on a regular basis. This is an ongoing process for any gambling license.

Anjouan License Gambling Costs and Fees

Anjouan Internet Gaming License Setup includes fees for due diligence, KYC check, compliance and fees for a 12-month key person permit.

You’ll also have to pay annual fees for corporate services and taxes, which vary according to local laws.

Most fees include fees for company secretary, nominee directors, registered office, and others.

The fees payable depend on your corporate structure. We carefully plan the most effective structure for your business before we begin the licensing process.

Anjouan gambling license costs start at 17.000 EUR per year.

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Quick turnaround.
We focus only on licensing and structuring to guarantee you get your license as soon as possible. Without any delays. We achieve this by maintaining our relationships with all key regulators which is important during the application process because it allows us to resolve issues quickly without wasting time.
Your business needs to make money
In addition to licensing, you also need to make sure that the entire setup is done properly - you need to be able to connect payment system providers and generate cash flow. You stand to gain a lot more if your companies are located in the right jurisdictions that allow you to optimize taxes. Instead of opening just any business, we'll carefully review your business and show you options that can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Ongoing Support
We understand you want immediate answers. You'll have a dedicated channel where you can ask any question and get an answer immediately, saving you days and allowing you to get licensed quickly.
Free Consultation
With over 300 successful projects, we have worked with more than 300 companies and not just delivered the license. We'll show you the best platforms you need for your needs. You'll also learn which payment solutions are right for your market and work like clockwork on your website.

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