The best online gambling licences in the world

Looking to set up an online casino?  Want to get the best Online Gambling License possible? These are the best jurisdiction in terms of reputation, costs, and requirements. Among these four, there is something for everyone.


The small island of Malta is home to one of the EU’s strongest economies and its online gambling license, issued by the Malta Gaming Authority is one of the world’s most prestigious. Home to some of the biggest names in iGaming, the country has been issuing licenses since 2000. Just last year, the MGA made some changes to its licensing framework, streamlining the whole process and creating just two licensing classes. While the application process is still stringent and costly, those who acquire it can benefit from the gold standard in iGaming licenses as well as attractive fiscal measures. A Maltese Online Gaming License will also allow the operator to offer their services throughout the EU and EEA except where local license is required.


Situated in the Caribbean, the island of Curacao has been a financial services hub for almost 200 years. Then in 1996, they issued their first online casino licenses and since then Curacao has been the island of choice for startups and entrepreneurs of the iGaming world. The Curacao Online Gambling License is lower cost, has more streamlined requirements and can be issued in a much shorter time than many other jurisdictions. This makes it an excellent choice for smaller entities who are just starting out. The tax rate in Curacao is 0% while still complying with the EU Code of Conduct against harmful tax practices.


The Kahnawake Gaming Commission is the regulating body that issues online gambling license in the First Nations Reserve in Canada. The main advantages of a Kahnawake Remote Gaming License are that it is the only location in North America that has servers hosting real-time online gambling sites. Other benefits include a zero per cent tax rate, relatively low set up fees, and minimal strict requirements when compared to other jurisdiction.


One of the Channel Islands, Jersey is a British Crown Dependency near the coast of France. Online gambling in Jersey has been regulated by laws enacted in 2012 and since then the Jersey Gambling Commission has issued a number of licenses to respected operators, platform providers, hosting providers, and software designers. The rules and requirements are stringent but with a corporate tax rate of zero per cent, it is an attractive option for gambling operators.

If you are looking to apply for an online casino license, contact Fast Offshore and benefit from some 22 years of experience in the sector, in all of these jurisdictions and more.