Register a company with a license for cryptocurrency business

We provide professional service regarding organization and support of business in the sphere of blockchain technologies

Licenses for cryptocurrency business in Estonia

Today it is possible to obtain licenses for cryptocurrency based business activities. All issued licenses are termless.

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Providing cryptocurrency service

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Operating as a financial institution. Currency exchange.

Cryptocurrency (virtual currency) service

This license includes cryptocurrency exchange service and e-wallet service.

License for operation as a financial institution for currency exchange

This license allows to directly exchange one fiat currency to another. *


If your activities include exchange of one currency to another (Euro, Dollar, British Pound and other).

License cost:

Price for 1 license 3000 EUR
Price for 2 licenses 4000 EUR
State fee is 3300 EUR

Requirements for obtaining the license

In order to obtain licenses the following data and documents must be provided:

confirmation that a person has no criminal record from all countries of citizenship (also passport scan copies from every country of citizenship). This confirmation must be provided by all company owners, beneficiaries, members of the management board and compliance officer (a person who is in responsible for proper implementation and performance of money laundering prevention rules in the company)
CV from management board members and compliance officer (AML officer)
rented office in Estonia
management board must be located in Estonia
share capital of the company must be paid out in the amount of 12 000 EUR (only monetary contribution)
good business reputation
payment account opened in EU zone
AML officer must live in Estonia

We provide a full scope of services in order to ensure the company compliance with the requirements of the new legislation.

online license application

The application is reviewed within 60 days from the moment the application is submitted, FIU may prolong the review period to 120 days.

Who requries this

Startup, IT, FINTECH companies can legally carry out their activities in the field of blockchain technologies.

Blockchain providers

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Investment funds

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Companies for receipt of cryptocurrency payments

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ICO projects

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Our services

We offer a full scope of services regarding organization and support of your business

Company registration

Provision of a legal address and contact person service
Full support of the company establishment procedure
Preliminary consultation
Receipt of documents following the company registration

Receipt of licenses

Full legal support for obtaining the license
Submitting an application to FIU
Hiring of AML officer and member of the board
Transaltion of documents to the state language

Accounting services

Organization and provision of accounting service
Tax planning
Presentation of accounting reports
Receipt of VAT number

Legal support

Consultation regarding legal matters
Legal audit/due diligence
Assistance in opening of an account
AML officer service

Company registration

Variants for company registration:

With personal presence €390
On the basis of a power of attorney €490
Through the e-residency card €100

To be paid additionally:

Legal address €200
Contact person service €150
State fee €145

Registration of a company with a corporate form of a limited liability partnership (OU).

How does it work?

Registration of a ready for use company in the 3 steps:

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Register a company

Registration takes from 1 to 5 work days.

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Fulfill all the requirements

Open an account, increase a share capital, rent an office, employee an AML officer.

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Receive the licence

Getting the licenses takes around one and a half months in average.

Why Estonia?

Estonia became the first EU jurisdiction that legalized the work of the cryptosector and allowed to legally organize and carry out ICO on the basis of blockchain technologies.

Corporate tax rate 0%
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Low level of bureaucracy and low tax state policy
A non-resident of Estonia may become the owner/member of the board
Bank and merchant account opening in Europe

Package offers

We offer an all inclusive solution for a successful start of your business

1 license package

  • Registration of a company
  • Receipt of 1 license
  • Opening an account *

2 licenses package

  • Registration of a company
  • Receipt of 2 Licenses
  • Opening an account *

Opening an account for a cryptocompany is possible in banks and payment systems. The price depends on the chosen variant and set on the basis of a separate inquiry.

Additional services

Office rent

  • Office search
  • Managing negotiations
  • Signing of a lease agreement

AML Officer

  • Picking candidates *
  • Signing of an agreement
  • Project support

Member of the board

  • Picking candidates *
  • Signing of an agreement
  • Project support

Picking candidates that have received specialised education and are in conformity with the requirements of the FIU regarding obtaining the license.

Opening an account

We cooperate with a number of banks and payment systems in Europe, that emphasize the transaction based activities in the field of blockchain technologies.


Payment systems

Cryptocurrency exchanges

Our clients

Today all out clients that turned to us an present an application for cryptocurrency licenses received them successfully

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Form an inquiry

Please fill out the inquiry form and our specialists shall contact you within 24 hours (unless the inquiry was presented on weekend)

DKLex is your reliable partner

Our main goal is to help your business realize its potential and opportunities in Estonia and other EU countries in accordance with all the requirements of the active legislation.

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