The compilation of this e-form provides a single channel for individuals to register and commence operations as Self-Employed as it amalgamates all forms needed by the various local authorities/ agencies into one submission.
<b>WHO MAY APPLY</B>
In order to utilize this portal, applicants must be in possession of a valid identity card and/ or residence permit issued by the Identity Management Office, and must be in possession of a Social Security Number.
1. Should this be your first employment in Malta and thus not in possession of a Social Security number,
kindly follow the link below prior to utilising this <a href="http://businessfirst.com.mt/en/starting/Pages/SOCIAL-SECURITY.aspx
2. At this stage, Non-EU Nationals who are either dependent on an EU National and/ or married to </br>
a Maltese National may not use this portal.
<b>HOW TO REGISTER AS A SELF EMPLOYED</b>
In order to operate a business as a self-employed in Malta, individuals need to inform JobsPlus through the completion of a 'Self Engagement Form' as well as notify the National Statistics Office for inclusion in the Business Register.
This single e-form permits the applicant to comply with the above obligations.
Based on the nature of the operations, the applicant may also require: </br>
1. VAT number/s – to register with the VAT Department in the event that their activity is not VAT exempt;
and/ or </br>
2. PE number - to register as an employer with the Inland Revenue Department in the event that the
activity will entail the engagement of employees during the initial stages
Once duly filled in and submitted, the data will be processed and the applicant will be provided through electronic means with the necessary registration numbers to be able to commence operations within 48 hours