What is the purpose of the PSP-license?
Generally, a PSP-license is needed for organizations whose activities are related to processing of payments made in different forms. The presence of such a permit is necessary in order to be able to carry out activities officially with the approval of the regulator. PSP-license grants organizations rights to provide and perform the following, but isn’t related to digital means.
- Conduct payments for Internet trading and service firms.
- Accept and process cash-payments in different currencies.
- Open accounts for organizations and for individual use.
- Act as merchant service providers.
- Issue cards.
Types of PSP-licenses
Financial establishments of a non-banking class may get following permits:
- permission to function as currency exchange offices;
- classic PSPs. As part of this authorization, firms are able to offer all types of payment processing covered by this category;
- issuer of e-money. Category also includes payment services that are not related to e-money. Accordingly, firm that owns such permission may offer them customers as well;
- work as an administrator of payment accounts;
- a credit establishment of a non-banking type, which possesses official rights to give credit loans.
PSP permit doesn’t cover digital currencies.
Rules for getting a PSP-license
Regulations and standards drawn up and put forward in relation to the issuance of PSP-licenses differ based on jurisdiction where organization intends to operate. Nevertheless, for all companies of this type, several general requirements can be distinguished as for structures working with financial resources.
- The presence of real experience and education in the company’s dominant persons who manage the company.
- The impeccable reputation of the founders and representatives of the company’s management, in particular, the absence of a criminal record and problems with the legislature.
- Confirmation of the legality of the origin of funds and the availability of sufficient initial capital.
- Availability of a local office and employees.
- Preparation in the proper form and quantity of the required package of documents, which will also vary depending on the jurisdiction. Personal information about heads is mandatory.
Our company will undertake to bring your company into compliance with normative points of regulative body of country where you intend to operate. We associate all our efforts to speed up your business-structure.
Jurisdictions we cover
Our company works with hundreds of countries globally. We cooperate with clients from European, Asian, American spaces, and assist with the establishment and licensing of offshore businesses.
How to choose a jurisdiction
In order to decide on the jurisdiction in which you would like to establish a company and start doing business, you need to study the regulations, standards and conditions adopted in it. In particular, what are normative rules for this category of licenses and businesses, what are the tax conditions, which commercial technology is permitted and implemented there and so on. Our experts know nuances of legislative framework of any country and will help you make the right choice.
What is included in our services
Our services content regarding PSP-licensing are as follows:
- assistance with jurisdiction selection;
- complete consulting on any issues;
- advising on licenses categories and the nature of the services covered by them;
- assistance in the distribution of the budget and optimization of expenses for launching of business-structure;
- development of a specific technology for commercial success;
- collection of documentation necessary for getting an official permit for activities;
- bank account opening;
- providing all information businessmen may need for their business-activities;
- search and registration of office space and help in hiring employees;
- bringing organization into compliance with regulatory norms;
- interaction with regulative authorities.
We also work in other commercial areas and are ready to offer a wide range of available options, in particular, consulting on the issuance of cryptocurrency debit cards, opening bank accounts, FinTech and more. Thus, we associate plenty of directions.
How much does a PSP-license cost
Cost of getting this permit is calculated individually for each commercial project. Our experts help you correctly calculate all costs and optimize your budget. We will take into account all your wishes regarding how you want to see your company. Turn to our consultant for pre-evaluation.
- Many years of experience with PSP-licensing.
- High professional qualifications and impeccable reputation of our lawyers.
- An extensive content of services that covers all issues related to business structures: gaming, FinTech, brokerage, etc.
- Interaction with clients around the world.
- International partnership with large corporations.
- The ability to solve problems quickly and with maximum efficiency for customers.
- Knowledge of all the intricacies of the field in which we work.
If you contact our consultant, in the shortest possible time you will receive a fully operational business project that will start generating income for you from the very first days. We work for your profit and comfort.