Who needs an authorisation?
Persons carrying out the following activities need a licence to operate
The Authorisation Unit is responsible for the processing of applications, changes in control and appointment of approved persons, requests for changes in documentation, waiver/exemption applications as well as passporting notifications under the relevant EU/EEA Directives.
Each applicant seeking authorisation must meet the relevant prescribed criteria set out in respective legislation. In fulfilling its statutory obligation, the MFSA adopts a robust structured and risk based process aimed to ensure that only applicants that demonstrate compliance with respective regulatory framework are authorised.