iGaming license in Curacao- what are the requirements?

Curacao is one of the world’s leading online gambling licensing jurisdictions. The iGaming license in Curacao has been available since 1996, making it one of the first places to regulate the industry.

The Curacao licensing process is quick, easy, and cost-effective, making it a popular choice for startups and smaller businesses. Operating an online gambling business from Curacao brings with it a number of benefits. These include 0% tax, low levels of ongoing maintenance, and a welcoming business environment.

But what are the requirements for getting an online gambling license in Curacao?

Corporate matters

To get a gaming license in Curacao, the applicant must have an offshore license holding company.

Due diligence for your iGaming license in Curacao

The authorities in Curacao need to be able to establish who you are, hence KYC information must be provided. To do this, the following documentation is required:

  • Certified copy of your passport (data page including your photograph)
  • Certified copy of a utility bill
  • Police clearance certificate (certificate of no criminal record)
  • Up to date copy of your CV
  • Original bankers reference with an institution you have a relationship of two years or longer with.
  • Letter of reference from an accountant or lawyer who you’ve known for at least two years.

Fast Offshore will also ask for copies of these documents and may require others in order to ascertain your identity. These documents are required for the director, officer, shareholder, and ultimate beneficial owner. All of these documents must be in English and they may not be older than 90 days. Where documents are not in English, certified English translations are required.

Technical information required

You need to prepare information relating to your operations. Details of software including software agreements and the third-party certification of your random number generator must be provided. You must also present proof of domain ownership.

Terms and conditions

Curacao regulators need to be sure that you’re running a transparent and fair business. You should provide a copy of your KYC policy. Also, company terms and conditions including underage gaming policy, self-exclusion and responsible gaming policy must be handed over for review.

Fast Offshore has been working with Curacao license applications for over 22 years. During that time we have amassed extensive knowledge on the process and requirements. We are able to give comprehensive advice including corporate, regulatory, marketing, and fiscal. To apply for your Curacao license today, or to find out more, get in touch.