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Anjouan Gaming License

The Island of Anjouan is one of the main islands of the Comoros Federation. It is located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and the coast of Mozambique. This tiny state offers a simple and fast procedure for obtaining a license for gambling operations.

Anjouan gambling licenses have a fixed annual fee that includes all government and legal charges. Unlike some other jurisdictions, there are no additional fees based on turnover, gambling taxes, or taxes on profits. To obtain a license, it is required to register an Anjouan International Business Company (IBC). The IBC must meet specific criteria and comply with the legal and regulatory requirements set by the Anjouan authorities. Obtaining a gambling license is straightforward but applicants must fulfill various obligations before the license is issued.

Reasons to choose Anjouan

  • Obtaining a gambling license in Anjouan is economically advantageous compared to licenses from other well-established jurisdictions like Malta or the Isle of Man.
  • The licensing process in Anjouan is more straightforward and faster than many other jurisdictions.
  • The license has a fixed annual fee that includes all government and legal charges. There are no fees based on turnover, gambling taxes, or taxes on profits.
  • The standard gambling license in Anjouan allows using URLs, with additional URLs available at an extra cost. The license is available for B2C (business-to-consumer) and B2B (business-to-business) operations.
  • Absence of accounting requirements or audit filings.

Licensing Requirements:

  • An Anjouan company presence and successful completion of Know Your Customer (KYC) checks are required.
  • Development and provision of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies, compliance rules, and operational policies are necessary.
  • A fit and proper test is conducted on all directors, shareholders, and Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBOs).
  • RNG testing certificates and fully executed copies of content provider agreements for games are required.

Licensing Fees:

To obtain a comprehensive Anjouan gambling license, companies are required to pay licensing fees of €13,300, which includes the mandatory ALSI data replication service. Additionally, an annual fee for Key Person Authorization of €2,000 applies. The licensing fees cover up to two URLs, allowing license holders to manage multiple platforms under a single license.

Permitted activities:

The license permits a types of gambling games, including but not limited to casinos, poker, sports betting, lotteries, and the provision of software and White-Labeling services.

The following features are included in the package:

  • Full support throughout the entire process.
  • Opening of two URLs.
  • License issuance.
  • Initial annual compliance and due diligence.
  • ALSI data replication server service.
  • ISP service for compliance backups.
  • Payment of all government and licensing fees.
  • Services of a local Compliance Officer/Key Person for one year.
  • Delivery of documents to a convenient address.

Time Neede to Get a License:

The maximum period of company registration with a gambling license is approximately 1-1.5 months.

License Validity:

The license is issued for one year and is renewable annually.

Upon obtaining the gambling license, operators can legally operate their online gambling platforms in compliance with Anjouan's rules and guidelines.

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