Opening a casino in Estonia
Investors who want to set up a casino in Estonia
need to observe the general legal requirements for this type of establishment. Casinos
are allowed to provide their clients with certain types of games and are responsible for the organization of the gambling games
The Estonian Tax and Customs Board
is the authority that regulates gambling activities
in the country and also the main supervisory body for these types of games
. Our company registration experts in Estonia
can give you information related to the organization of such an establishment.
The Estonian Gambling Act
The Gambling Act in Estonia
sets forth the obligations of a gambling organizer
in the country as well as the requirements for developing these types of activities. Gambling operators in Estonia
must entrust the organization of games to a reliable and qualified individual. A gambling license
is mandatory for those who organize such activities as well as a gambling operating permit
A casino in Estonia
can be set up as an Estonian company
, usually a public or private limited liability company. The usual required share capital for a company that organizes gambling games in Estonia
is at least 25,000 EUR. The gambling organizer
s can also engage in various other activities that can be correlated to the gambling ones such as catering, currency exchange and leisure and cultural events. However, if the casino
provides extra services, special permits and licenses for these non-gambling activities will have to be obtained.
The gambling license in Estonia
Any casino in Estonia
will have to obtain a gambling organizing authorization
from the Tax and Customs Board
. This authorization has no expiration date and is non-transferable. The documents required to obtain a gambling license in Estonia
- application form;
- proof of payment for the state fee;
- information about the supervisory board members;
- information about the shareholders.
The company must provide its contact information, its name and registered number and information about the types of games
it will organize. The application can be denied if the company does not submit all of the required documents. Our company registration specialists in Estonia
can help you apply for a gambling license
for your casino.
We can also help you purchase a property where the casino
will function and comply with the construction requirements for a public establishment. Our agents will be able to assist you throughout the company formation steps. You can contact us
if you have any questions.