The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (“Commission”) licenses and regulates online gaming from the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada.
This is one of the oldest online gambling licenses on the market, introduced back in 1999. For over two decades, this license has proven to be one of the most stable on the market.
Many startups opt for the Kahnawake license to expand their jurisdiction behind the scope of other international licenses. Currently, there are over 250 gaming websites within the jurisdiction.
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Benefits of the Kahnawake Gaming License
Zero Corporate and Income Tax
Kahnawake gambling license provides the opportunity to establish a business in jurisdictions where corporate and income tax is set at 0%.
Your business can get going fairly quickly
The processing time is relatively short, averaging four to six months for licensing. This time frame is particularly well suited for companies that aren't under immediate time pressure.
Kahnawake Gaming License Tax
Compared to some other jurisdictions that impose a percentage tax on gross gaming revenue (GGR), Kahnawake's online gambling license features a 0% gambling license tax.
Add a variety of games and payment options
Most payment system providers and software providers recognize this license, allowing you to offer great games and easy payment options for your markets. But there are some exceptions to this rule. Contact us to explore the possibilities of the Kahnawake license and learn more.
Access to markets
The Kahnawake online gaming license provides comprehensive coverage, with the exception of the United States of America, which is not officially supported by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission. It can be used by companies that already hold one or more other licenses to significantly expand their target markets.
Incorporation of your holding company
We work closely with our clients to create a unique ownership structure that fits them. This helps make your business stronger and more competitive. We then take care of setting up your business and getting your license. This includes setting up a holding company, which is important for the license and cash flow.
Preparing an application
We work with the regulatory authority to expedite the processing of your application. We take care of all the necessary paperwork, including the client provider authorization application, business entity information form, personal information form, and key person license application form. We carefully ensure that all of these documents meet and satisfy the strict requirements of the regulatory commission.
We know exactly what the regulator expects from your documents. Not only do we help you fill out the forms, but we also make sure that each document meets their strict requirements.
This detailed process not only makes the licensing process faster but also avoids any issues that might cause delays in obtaining your Kahnawake license.
Control System Submission
We send all documents to the Kahnawake Gaming Commission office. The documents are then assigned to a KGC Compliance Officer for preliminary review. We work closely with the regulator to make sure your application doesn't sit in a drawer for months.
Payment Agent Company formation
The Payment Agent company can provide you access to various payment methods and simplify the process of opening bank accounts. During our initial conversation, we'll identify the most suitable option tailored to your specific requirements.
Opening a Bank Account
Choosing the right bank carefully is crucial. Different banks offer different features and fee structures, so it's important to make an informed decision. We'll guide you through the options and help you find the best bank for your business. We also take care of the account opening process to ensure a smooth and error-free process.
Requirements for a Kahnawake Gaming license
Proof of Address: This document serves as proof of where you live or operate your business. It's usually a utility bill issued in your name, such as an electric or water bill. If you cannot provide one of these bills or you live abroad, don't worry, we can work with you to find an alternative solution
Source of Funds: Verifying your sources of income and assets is a critical step in the approval process. Every startup has its own financial background, and it's important that you transparently demonstrate the source of your company's funds to the regulatory agency.
Business plan: This is the roadmap for your business. In your business plan, you describe the goals of your business, how it'll operate, what your marketing strategies will be, and what you expect to accomplish financially. It helps us understand your vision and how you plan to achieve it
Gaming certification: If you're a software provider that develops games for operators, it's essential to obtain certification from major institutions such as iTechLabs, GLI, and BMM Testlabs. This certification serves as proof of the fairness and integrity of your games. We control this process so that you can complete it efficiently and simultaneously with the licensing process.
Certificate of good conduct: This certificate proves that you don't have a criminal record. It's important for regulatory purposes because it shows that your business is run by someone with a clean record
Functional website: Your website should be fully functional during the licensing process. We will work with your platform provider to ensure that all legal requirements are met and that your website is ready for use at the right time.
What will you get working with LicenseGentlemen.com
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.
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.
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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