"Application Form for a Commercial Activity" - Valletta, Malta

This "Application Form for a Commercial Activity" is a document issued by the Valletta Commerce Department specifically for Valletta residents with its latest version released on October 28, 2013.

Download the up-to-date fillable PDF by clicking the link below or find it on the forms website of the Valletta Commerce Department.

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Dipartiment tal-Kummerċ
Commerce Department
Direttorat għas-Servizzi tal-Kummerċ
Trade Services Directorate
Lascaris
Lascaris
Valletta
Valletta
APPLICATION FORM
This application is for a licence to exercise a new commercial activity under the Trading Licences Act (Cap. 441).
Warning to applicant: Any false statement, misinterpretation or concealment of material fact on this form or any other
document presented in support of this application, may be grounds for refusal of application, annulment of licence as well as
criminal prosecution.
Data Protection Information Note: The Commerce Department collects and processes information provided in this
application to carry out its functions under the Trading Licences Act (Cap. 441). All data is collected and processed in
accordance with the Data Protection Act, Trading Licences Act (Cap. 441), other legislation and the Privacy Policy of the
Department, a copy of which is available on demand. The information provided in this application may also be exchanged with
other third parties as provided according to the law.
Helpline: In case of difficulty in completing the application, contact the Business Care Unit on +356 21226688 or
email on commerce@gov.mt.
Note: For successful assessment of the application, it is mandatory to provide all information requested, unless so indicated.
Complete either Section A
or
Section B and B1
Section A - Details of Applicant
Complete this section (A) if the applicant is the natural person responsible for running the commercial
activity for which this application is being submitted.
Name
Surname
Courtesy title
Prof.
Dr.
Mr.
Ms.
Other (please specify)
Date of Birth
Male
Female
Address for Correspondence purposes
Phone*
Mobile*
Fax*
e-mail*
Note: At least one of the details marked with (*) has to be provided
Nationality
(tick one of the following)
Maltese
ID Card Number
or
European Economic Area
Specific Country
Passport / Residence Permit
(a)
Number
or
Other
Specific Country
Passport/Residence Permit
(a)
Number
(b)
ETC Work Permit Number
(a)
(*) Attach
A copy of the passport or ID Card
(b)
A copy of the employment license issued by the Employment and Training Corporation to carry out
the specific commercial activity of this application
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Dipartiment tal-Kummerċ
Commerce Department
Direttorat għas-Servizzi tal-Kummerċ
Trade Services Directorate
Lascaris
Lascaris
Valletta
Valletta
APPLICATION FORM
This application is for a licence to exercise a new commercial activity under the Trading Licences Act (Cap. 441).
Warning to applicant: Any false statement, misinterpretation or concealment of material fact on this form or any other
document presented in support of this application, may be grounds for refusal of application, annulment of licence as well as
criminal prosecution.
Data Protection Information Note: The Commerce Department collects and processes information provided in this
application to carry out its functions under the Trading Licences Act (Cap. 441). All data is collected and processed in
accordance with the Data Protection Act, Trading Licences Act (Cap. 441), other legislation and the Privacy Policy of the
Department, a copy of which is available on demand. The information provided in this application may also be exchanged with
other third parties as provided according to the law.
Helpline: In case of difficulty in completing the application, contact the Business Care Unit on +356 21226688 or
email on commerce@gov.mt.
Note: For successful assessment of the application, it is mandatory to provide all information requested, unless so indicated.
Complete either Section A
or
Section B and B1
Section A - Details of Applicant
Complete this section (A) if the applicant is the natural person responsible for running the commercial
activity for which this application is being submitted.
Name
Surname
Courtesy title
Prof.
Dr.
Mr.
Ms.
Other (please specify)
Date of Birth
Male
Female
Address for Correspondence purposes
Phone*
Mobile*
Fax*
e-mail*
Note: At least one of the details marked with (*) has to be provided
Nationality
(tick one of the following)
Maltese
ID Card Number
or
European Economic Area
Specific Country
Passport / Residence Permit
(a)
Number
or
Other
Specific Country
Passport/Residence Permit
(a)
Number
(b)
ETC Work Permit Number
(a)
(*) Attach
A copy of the passport or ID Card
(b)
A copy of the employment license issued by the Employment and Training Corporation to carry out
the specific commercial activity of this application
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Section B - Details of Company or Commercial Partnership
Complete this section (B and B1) if the commercial activity for which this application is being submitted
will be run by a company or a commercial partnership .
Name of Company or Commercial Partnership
Address
Phone
Fax
(if available)
Company registration number
Country of incorporation (tick one of the following and fill as appropriate)
Malta
or
EU
Specify Country
or
Other
Specify Country
Is the statutory domicile, central administration or main place of business responsible for this
commercial activity in an EU Member State?
NO
YES
Specify Country
Section B1 - Details of the Legal Representative (*) submitting this Form in the name of the
Company or Commercial Partnership
(*) Attach: A declaration by the shareholders or the Board of Directors certifying that the person submitting this
application is authorised to act as a legal representative of the partnership or company.
Name
Surname
Courtesy title
Prof.
Dr.
Mr.
Ms.
Other (please specify)
Date of Birth
Male
Female
Address for Correspondence purposes
Phone*
Mobile*
Fax*
e-mail*
Note: At least one of the details marked with (*) has to be provided
Nationality
(tick one of the following)
Maltese
ID Card Number
or
European Economic Area
Specific Country
Passport / Residence Permit
(a)
Number
or
Other
Specific Country
Passport/Residence Permit
(a)
Number
(b)
ETC Work Permit Number
(*) Attach
A copy of the passport or ID Card
(a)
(b)
A copy of the employment license issued by the Employment and Training Corporation to carry out
the specific commercial activity of this application
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Section C - The Commercial Activity
The commercial activities licensed by the Commerce Department are listed in the first schedule to the S.L. 441.07
(Trading Licences Regulations) and are reproduced in Section H of this application form.
Although the activity for which you are submitting the application may involve various activities listed in Section G,
the trading licence will be issued on only one activity which should represent the predominant commercial activity.
The predominant activity is the one that generates most value added.
Note – The trading licence does not cover activities which are regulated by other entities.
The predominant commercial activity
Type Code
(*)
Corresponding Type Code Title
The carrying out of said commercial activity is in no way prohibited in the building permit related to the
premises from where the activity is to take place.
(*) Attach: Some activities require clearance from other Authorities before a trading licence can be issued. In
particular, activities involving the handling of food products and beverages, hairdressing, beauty treatment, fitness
or physical well being activities require clearance by the Environmental Health Authorities. The documentation
needed to attest such clearances is listed in Section E of this application.
Value Added Tax registration number
(unless exempted by VAT law)
Trading name
(if available)
Section D - Execution of the Commercial Activity
(Tick one as appropriate)
The activity will be conducted from the same premises the details of which are to be indicated
under Section D1 of this application.*
(*) Note: Ensure that sections D1 and D2 are completed
or
The activity will be conducted from different locations as required by the customer.
Section D1 - Details of Premises
Complete this section (D1) only if the commercial activity will be conducted from the same premises
Address
Phone
Fax (if available)
Development Building Permit
(tick one of the following and fill as appropriate)
Either
D1a
Premises allocated by Malta Enterprise or Government Property Department
Reference number of letter of intent issued by Malta Enterprise
or Government Property Department
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or
D1b
Premises constructed from 2001 onwards
Building permit number issued by MEPA in respect of the commercial
activity of this application
Development class number (*)
The Commercial activity allowed from the premises indicated in this section according to the
respective MEPA permit is the following (*)
NOTE: If any of the information in (*) is NOT being provided the following declaration is required
(Tick where applicable) :
I hereby declare that MEPA has not allocated a Development Class Number on the
development permit issued on _____ / _____ / _________ (date of issue) in respect of the
commercial activity to be carried out from the premises indicated in this section.
I hereby declare that on the respective development permit issued on _____ / ____ / ______
(date of issue), MEPA has not specified the commercial activity to be carried out in this
section.
or
D1c
Premises constructed prior to 2001
Planning Permit Number (*)
(a)
(*) Attach
A Copy of the Planning Permit
(b)
A declaration from an architect or civil engineer certifying that the Planning
Permit is indeed still valid today without any need to apply to MEPA for any
change of use application.
or
D1d
Premises constructed prior to 2001 and for the same (*) commercial activity which had
been licensed to be carried out from the said premises and the relevant trading license had
been paid and renewed up to at least three years prior to this application.
Trading licence number of the activity that was being
conducted from the same premises.
(*) Attach - If the commercial activity cited in this application is different from or more extensive
than that which had been licensed: to attach a declaration from an architect or civil engineer
certifying that such a change or extension does not require a permit under the Development
Planning Act.
Section D2 - Data for Calculation of Licence Fee
Complete this section D2 only if the commercial activity will be run from the same premises.
Information on fees can be found in section I.
2
Footprint of ground floor of commercial premises
m
Section E - Activity Specific Information
If this application relates to any type of commercial activity involving the handling of food and/or beverages and
activities involving hairdressing, beauty treatment, fitness or physical well-being, a No Objection Declaration issued
by the Enviornmental Health Directorate is to be submitted with this application. See Section J for contact
information.
Reference number of the No Objection Declaration issued by the
Environmental Health Directorate
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NOTE: If at any time during the carrying out of the commercial activity there is to be any handling of food
and beverages, or if any food and beverages are to be sold, even if this is not related to the predominant
commercial activity, clearance from the Enviornmental Health Directorate should still be obtained.
However, in such cases, the Commerce Department need not be informed.
Section F - Declaration
By means of this application, I, the undersigned, am hereby applying for a trading licence. I confirm that the data I
am supplying in this application is correct. I hereby give my consent to the Commerce Department to process and
record the personal information which I am providing in this application and to exchange this information with Public
Authorities, Government Departments and any other third parties, as necessary, in order to process this application
and as permitted by Maltese Law.
I fully understand that:
by opting out, my application cannot be processed;
authorised personnel who are processing this application may have access to the
information provided in this application for the purpose specified in this application;
information in this application form will be published by the Commerce Department and is
therefore accessible to the public;
edited information, that would not identify me, may be used for statistical purposes.
I know that I am entitled to see the information related to me, should I ask for it in writing.
I am aware that for the purposes of the Data Protection Act, the Data Controller is the Director General, Commerce
Department.
Date
Signature
Section G - Documents to be submitted with Application
If the applicant is a non-Maltese EEA
Copy of passport or ID card
Section A:
Copy of passport or ID card
If the applicant is a third country national
ETC permit
If the applicant is the legal representative of
Declaration by Shareholders or
Section B1:
If the applicant is a non-Maltese EEA
Copy of passport or ID card
Copy of passport or ID card
If the applicant is a third country national
ETC permit
Section D1:
Copy of Planning Permit
D1c
Declaration from an architect or
civil engineer certifying that the
Planning Permit is indeed still
valid today and without any need
to apply to MEPA for any change
of use application.
D1d
If the commercial activity cited in the
Declaration from an architect or
application
is
different
from
or
more
civil engineer certifying that such
extensive than that which had been licensed
a change or extension does not
require a permit under the
Development Planning Act
NOTE:
This Form cannot be used for street hawkers and market hawkers.
Processing of this Form will only be finalised once all applicable fields are
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