Anjouan Gaming License – the ideal license for startups in 2023 and beyond

Anjouan Gaming License

For startups and entrepreneurs looking to launch an online gambling business, The Anjouan Gaming License, while mostly unknown to date hase just gone through a modernization and streamlining process certain to make it one of, if not the most popular choice in 2023 and beyond.

Firstly, Anjouan is without a doubt by far one of the most accessible jurisdictions for licensing. It has one of the shortest processing times and offers a single license for all types of games of chance. One license cover all of the following – Casino, Sports, Poker, Bingo, Lotto, Provably Fair Games, Blockchain Based Games and more.

This, combined with its competitive cost, means it is the perfect location for startups and those taking their first step in the online gambling business. 

Benefits of the Anjouan Gambling License

The acquisition of an Anjouan gambling license brings with it a host of benefits for the operator. These include benefits related to the operation of a gambling company as well as corporate and fiscal incentives. Here are just some of the benefits of an Anjouan online gambling license.

Benefit 1 Quick and cost-effective

The process for acquiring an Anjouan license is the shortest out of all gambling licensing jurisdictions anywhere in the world. Of course, this hinges on the applicant submitting all documents in a quick and timely manner. It also means the documents should be current and certified where applicable. In some cases, the process can take as little as 3-5 business days, not including the time needed to compile the documents. This makes Anjouan great for entrepreneurs who’ve got a tight deadline and need to be live and profitable as soon as possible.

In terms of cost, Anjouan is one of the most efficient there is. Setup and ongoing maintenance costs are affordable and accessible to all budgets, particularly those that are just starting.

Benefit 2 Easy and hassle-free

The application process for a gambling license can be a bit daunting. Think masses of paperwork, application forms, and supporting documents which take a lot of time and money to compile. This is not the case in Anjouan. There are still requirements that need to be met, but the amount of bureaucracy is limited meaning it’s much less of a headache for those that apply for a gaming license.

Anjouan remains as perhaps the quickest and easiest jurisdiction to get a gaming license from. With a straightforward process and easy ongoing maintenance, it provides entrepreneurs with a great opportunity to test their concept before tackling a tougher licensing jurisdiction.

Benefit 5 Great for startups

As a startup taking the first step towards online gambling, an Anjouan license is the most sensible choice. It allows the company to test the concept, get a client base, and reinvest funds without having to pay a fortune in costly applications, taxes, and fees. Furthermore, it supports holistic growth and allows the company to diversify into other market segments, games, and areas without taking a financial hit.

Fast Offshore will usually recommend the Anjouan gaming license to startups setting up their first online gambling platform. It provides the flexibility to explore, develop, and experiment without investing a large amount of capital. Once the business is running and in good shape, there is always the option to expand into new markets. This can mean applying for a license elsewhere and we can also assist in that transition.

Benefit 3 One license covers all

Some jurisdictions have different kinds of licenses depending on what games you’re offering. Some have add-on permits for different game classes. This means if you want to offer games such as slots, live table games, casino games, lotto, and bingo, you may need to go through the licensing process multiple times. This is not the case with a Anjouan gaming license.

The Online Gaming License covers every kind of iGaming-related activity in one, single, license. Game providers, software developers and providers, operators, and games such as sports betting, online casino, lotto, online poker, eSports, live games, scratch cards and games of chance are all covered. This offers high levels of cost-effective flexibility to gaming companies who may want to diversify their portfolio of offerings in the future.  

Benefit 4 Zero gaming tax

Operators that acquire an Anjouan gambling license are not liable to pay any tax on their gross gaming revenue (GGR). This zero rate of gaming tax is significantly lower than in many other jurisdictions.

Requirements to get a Anjouan Gaming License

If you decide that Anjouan is the location for your new Gaming company, the next step is to consider the applicable gaming license requirements.

First up, Fast Offshore has a standard onboarding procedure during which we are required to ascertain who you are, what you intend to do, where you live, and where your funds are coming from. The Anjouan authorities will also need to know this information, and more before they can issue your online gambling license.

In addition to this, they will also require a fit and proper test and be assured that you are a person of good conduct. This consists of a police conduct report from your country of origin, showing that you have no criminal record. You will also be asked to provide details of your ability to conduct the operations of an online gambling company.

Each and every officer, authorized person, shareholder, director, beneficial owner or ultimate beneficial owner must provide the following documents:

  • Certified Copy of a Valid Passport* (the pages with photo and signature)
  • Recently issued Utility Bill
  • Police Clearance Certificate / Certificate of no criminal record
  • CV / Resume
  • Original Banker’s Reference (Relationship must be longer than 2 years)
  • Original Professional Letter of Reference from an Accountant or Lawyer (Relationship must be longer than 2 years)
  • Details of Content including copy(ies) of agreements and/or 3rd party RNG testing certificates and RTP (if applicable)
  • Proof of domain ownership
  • Copies of Terms & Conditions which must include underage gaming policy, responsible gaming policies, and player KYC policy.
NOTE – All documents must be in English and dated no older than 90 days. Where documents are not in English, certified English translations are required.

Anjouan Gambling License Cost

The gambling license cost will vary depending on the exact needs and circumstances of the individual and company. You will be glad to note however that there’s an option for practically every budget. At Fast Offshore, we understand that each company is unique and individual and as such, has different needs, structures, and obligations. Bearing this in mind, we are flexible and are prepared to offer clients a tailor-made solution for your business needs.

We look at the whole picture- you, your product, your goals, your deadline, and your budget, and from there we create a custom package just for you. Offering full transparency on pricing, and pledging never to charge you for something you don’t need, let us help you create the perfect plan.

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Fast Offshore listens to what you need, taking into account your goals and concerns. From there, regardless of business size, structure, or vision, we can make the process work for you.

We can help you apply for your online gambling license and set up an offshore company. Additionally, we can negotiate merchant and payment provider terms, open your corporate bank account, and help you with ongoing maintenance and compliance. Contact us to discuss your requirements and let us help you on the road to success with your Anjouan Gaming License, today!

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Anjouan Gaming License Benefits

  • Legality: The Anjouan Gaming License is recognized and respected by governments all over the world, giving you the peace of mind of knowing that you’re operating your business in a legal and compliant manner.
  • Convenience: The application process for an Anjouan Gaming License is quick and easy, and you can even apply online.
  • Cost-effectiveness: The cost of an Anjouan Gaming License is very reasonable, making it a cost-effective option for businesses of all sizes.
  • Flexibility: The Anjouan Gaming License is very flexible, allowing you to offer a wide variety of games and services to your players.
  • International reach: Anjouan is a member of the World Trade Organization, which means that your Anjouan Gaming License is recognized and respected by governments all over the world. This gives you the opportunity to reach a global audience of players.
  • Reputation: The Anjouan Gaming Authority is known for its strict adherence to gaming regulations. This means that by obtaining an Anjouan Gaming License, you’re signaling to your players that you’re a reputable and trustworthy operator.
  • Security: The Anjouan Gaming Authority takes player security very seriously. This means that your players’ data will be safe and secure when they play at your casino.
  • Support: The Anjouan Gaming Authority offers a wide range of support services to licensees. This includes help with compliance, marketing, and customer support.

Contact Fast Offshore to Get Your Quote

We know how the process works and we are familiar with all of the challenges and nuances along the way. As well as our hands-on experience, local knowledge, and vast industry expertise, we take an individual approach to our clients. While we offer a Turn-Key Package, we can also tailor it to suit you. All you need to do is tell us what you want and let us take care of incorporation, management of corporate structures, tax-efficiency, payment and merchant accounts, and applying for the gambling license. To get the ball rolling, contact us today to find out more!

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Ongoing maintenance of your Gaming License

Once you’ve got your Anjouan gaming license and the applicable corporate structures in place, you need to maintain it. Annual reports, compliance, processes, renewal fees, and various other matters all require periodic attention. Furthermore, you will likely want to expand your business as time goes on. This could include adding additional payment accounts, expanding the business description, changing directors or shareholders, or adding additional licenses to your portfolio.

To help you take care of these matters, it’s advisable to engage Fast Offshore to manage your ongoing maintenance. We can assist you with all of the above, and more in the weeks, months, and years after the initial set up is complete. Rather than trying to do it yourself, it makes sense to let Fast Offshore continue, as we are already familiar with you and your company.

Annual renewal fees for the Anjouan gaming license are also low and Fast Offshore offers a superb-value maintenance package for all customers. This means that for a competitive fixed price, we will take care of all corporate matters, compliance obligations, and other corporate and licence related issues on an ongoing basis.

Why is the Anjouan Gambling License is ideal for startups?

When it comes to considering jurisdictions, many gambling startups will automatically think of conventional location such as Curacao, the UK, Malta, or the Isle of Man. While they each offer licensing options, the process and acquisition of a license can be costly, complex, and time-consuming.

We recommend opting for a jurisdiction like Anjouan for a gaming license. Particularly for startups or entrepreneurs, testing a concept or new platform is a risky process, therefore it’s best to opt for a lower-cost licensing jurisdiction first, and then consider other options later. We advise many of our clients to obtain a Anjouan gaming license first to test the water. Later, decisions can be taken as to whether the platform’s licenses will be transitioned elsewhere, an additional license will be sought, or whether to stay put. 

As a general rule, the Anjouan license is optimum for startups because it is cost-efficient, and requires little bureaucracy to obtain. It can also be acquired quicker than other online gambling jurisdictions.  

If you’re looking to get set up and go live sooner rather than later, the Anjouan gambling license is the obvious choice. A license that suits every budget, you can get regulated for every kind of casino game and gaming services, by undergoing a relatively straightforward procedure. 

To set up an online casino, you only need one license. This means that whether you want to set up an eSports gambling site, a live casino, a slots app, or a mixture of all of them, you only need one single license to do so. Compared to some other licensing jurisdictions, this is considerably more beneficial, particularly for startups who might wish to add more games and services to their portfolio in the future.

In addition to this, Anjouan has some of the best fiscal incentives on offer with 0% gaming tax on gross gambling revenue.

If you want a quick, simple, stress-free, cost-efficient, and low-tax-but-still-compliant licensing option for your online gambling company, Anjouan is the jurisdiction for you. To find out more about Anjouan licensing or to just chat with Fast Offshore about your plans and vision, contact us today. We have almost 26 years of experience helping people just like you and are here and ready to talk.

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For more than 25 years, Fast Offshore has been working with startups, entrepreneurs, and already established online gambling companies. We have worked throughout the world but we have a special and extensive practice in Anjouan. During that time and through these experiences, we have amassed a deep knowledge of the Anjouan gaming license process, the requirements, and general obligations. We have established relationships with industry stakeholders including the authorities, service providers, and other gaming companies. This positions us as market leaders in terms of assisting our clients with Anjouan licensing goals.

Through our vast and carefully vetted network of in-country contacts, we can ensure you move through the entire set-up process efficiently. We know all there is to know about requirements, criteria, nuances, and possible obstacles and can help you preempt and navigate whatever comes your way.

To apply for your Anjouan gambling license, or just to discuss your plan, vision, or options, contact Fast Offshore today.

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