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Set Up a Company in the Healthcare Sector in Malta

Set Up a Company in the Healthcare Sector in Malta

Malta has a very advanced healthcare system which is based on innovation. With a diversified and skilled workforce in the medical domain, Malta offers high-quality services at reasonable costs to both local and foreign citizens coming here for treatment. Foreign investors who have not decided yet what industry they want to invest in, are invited to check the healthcare sector in Malta.

Our Maltese company formation agents can offer information on the best industries to invest in at this moment.

Requirements to open a healthcare company in Malta

Both specialists in the medical field and investors are allowed to set up business in the healthcare industry in Malta with the mention that the latter are required to hire specialized personnel. One the other hand, doctors, nurses and other specialists must comply with the Health Care Professions Act. Specialists must also register with the Medical Council of Malta in order to have their qualifications recognized. Moreover, specialists from EU countries can also have their degrees acknowledged by the Medical Council.

 Company formation steps in the healthcare industry in Malta

The first step to set up a company in the healthcare sector in Malta is to choose and register a type of structure with the Companies Registrar. The sole proprietorship is a suitable form for doctors seeking to open a medical practice, while the limited liability company is a more appropriate choice for investors interested in operating other types of facilities in the Maltese healthcare industry.

Our company incorporation advisors in Malta can help you register any type of company in the healthcare sector.

Types of businesses in the healthcare industry in Malta

As mentioned above, there are various types of activities one can undertake in the Maltese healthcare sector. The Maltese Medical Council acknowledges the following types of businesses:

  • –          pharmacies;
  • –          medical laboratories;
  • –          dental clinics;
  • –          therapy practices;
  • –          private medical practices.

The Council also recognizes healthcare companies which offer acupuncture services, body-piercing and even tattoos. For each of the activities, the Medical Council offers specific licenses.

For information on the licenses and assistance in setting up a business in the healthcare sector in Malta, do not hesitate to contact us.