Curacao licence application

Get your iGaming licence from Curacao

The Curacao gaming license is a popular choice for start up eGaming, betting and remote gambling operators and has been for many years.

The Island of Curacao has been offering online gambling licenses for over 20 years. Many well know sites operating from the island including those in a wide range of categories, including online casino, bingo, slots, roulette, betting, sportsbooks and lottery sites.

We undertake the entire licencing process including Company Formation, document collation and filing the application with the Gambling Authority.

Curacao licence bank account

Perfect accounts for Curacao licenced casino

We can open a bank account for a Curacao gaming license. We have dedicated Online Gambling Bank Account services.

Managing your curacao business

Administration services for your casino and egaming business

Our back office services, include specialist international tax planning during setup, accounting and day-to-day finance for your online casino or igaming site.

Curacao gambling licenses

Highly experienced curacao licencing team in the UK

We understand the licensing process with the Curacao licensing board in-depth, from start to finish. Not only do we frequently arrange egaming licences for our clients, we also arrange suitable banking options and merchant accounts if desired.

We know the correct polices to adhere to the site, including which ones to show on your website.

Why you need to use an experienced team to license your casino

Making an application for an egaming license on your own is potentially risky, where a rejection may prevent you from easily securing a license in the future. The process is also heavy on compliance, so you will need to fully understand how to make sure you're compliant before considering an application directly to the licensing board.

Harvex are well known to the boards for gaming licences, meaning an application from us comes with added trust and the board will know that everything has been done to the highest standard before a submission is made.

How long to get a curacao egaming license?

The entire process for licensing in Curacao takes around 2-4 weeks, depending on how prepared you are with documentation and compliance requirements for an IP application. Documents can be sent digitally and any original copies will require courier delivery, another potential time constraint of the application process in Curacao.

Cost of curacao gaming licence

Our fees are exceptionally competitive. The cost for a Curacao gaming license is included in our fees, which vary depending on whether you wish for a stand-alone license, or license plus bank and payment processing facilities, and whether you require our back-office services.

Pricing can be seen our Ask An Expert section below.

Full Curacao License Services

Full stack services for casinos
Licensing Consultation

We will consult with your business on the entire curacao licensing process, leaving no stone unturned.

License Application

We will handle the entire license application process for you, guiding you through everything with ease.

Casino Compliance

We'll ensure your compliant not just for the application for for the long term and for license renewals when they come around.

Company Formation

We'll setup your company in the most efficient way and most suitable jurisdiction for the Curacao license.

Casino Bank Accounts

Our access to gaming friendly bank accounts is second to none in the industry. if you're licensed in Curacao we can get you a bank account that works for you.

Payment Processing

Accepting payments as a Curacao licensed egaming business is a massive challenge, so partnering with Harvex will reduce a lot of payment issues for you.

Curacao Accounting

We handle the accounts and bookkeeping for hundreds of licensed casinos all over the world, freeing you to focus on growing your business.

iGaming Marketing

Need to strategically grow your casino? We work with leading marketing partners to support our clients' long term success.

Requirements for Curacao Licence

What you need to do for a licence in Curacao

The requirements for a gambling licenses in Curacao are;

Proof of identity (Certified Passport) of the owners of the gambling company.

Proof of address of the owners.

Owners must pass a criminal record check.

Background of the games (eg .roulette, slots, poker) being offered, including software license agreements if developed externally and information on the fairness of the games.

Terms & Conditions including prevention of underage gambling policies, Anti Money Laundering policies and polices relating to responsible gambling.

If you require policies being drafted, Harvex can arrange this. If you wish to discuss the requirements in further detail please contact us.

One license fits all

There's no need to make multiple license applications based on the various games you may host or intend to host. Curacao licensing enables all kinds of games to be licensed including poker, crash, slots, bingo, lotto, sportsbook, betting, traditional casino games and the newer form of competition based sites.

Curacao Licensing FAQs

Our knowledge is your power

Before choosing who to help with your license appliction you may also want to get more of an understanding of what's involved for your specific needs. This is fully understandable before committing to agency and license fees.

We have put together a package of often asked questions from both players and casinos to help you understand what is what with the process and the license as a whole.

We know the industry

There are not many accounting firms that have the level of expertise in the gaming industry than Harvex. With decades of combined experience handling accounts and compliance for hundreds of platforms around the world.

Our knowledge

We know Curacao egaming licensing like the back of our hands, having handled the application and renewal processes on hundreds of occasions. We welcome your questions and requests for help in handling everything involving Curacao.

For Casinos

What games can be licensed from Curacao?

There are no restrictions on the types of games that can be licensed, making Curacao attractive for a whole host of different games such as bingo, lotto, poker, crash, slots, competitions, sportsbooks and betting.

How long will it take to get winnings from a Curacao casino?

it really depends on the platform. The best suggestion is to make sure you play trustworthy sites with strong community backing, as this will almost always drive greater customer support by the casino. No gaming site works without a community that trusts it implicetly with user funds and fair gaming. If an igaming site is not taking care to payout quickly and look after it's players, then do not play there.

Can I complain to a Curacao casino?

Being licensed out of Curacao does not come with the same level of restriction of requirement as other jurisdictions. The cost is lower and the process simpler and unfortunately this often means that customer services is at the bottom of the list for those running the site. You can complain of course and depending on the platform and their desire to keep you as a customer, you may get the support you need.

What are the age restrictions for a Curacao licensed gaming site?

As should be the case for any form of gambling, players of a casino licensed out of Curacao should all be over 18. It is recommended that the age of players is requested and checked before allowing an account to be setup or any gambling to take place. Running a compliant casino, poker room, lotto or competition is essential not just for your licencing but for bank accounts, payment gateways, brokers and FX providers, who will all need to understand what restrictions you have in place before offering you any services.

Are my winnings at a Curacao licensed casino taxable?

There are no taxes to be paid directly via casino for games such as Poker, slots, lotto etc and there are no local tax laws in Curacao that can touch your winnings directly. This does not cover your own local taxes though, where withdrawing winnings in crypto or USD, GBP, EUR etc will all need to be declared to the relevant tax authorities.

For Players

How long will it take to get winnings from a Curacao casino?

it really depends on the platform. The best suggestion is to make sure you play trustworthy sites with strong community backing, as this will almost always drive greater customer support by the casino. No gaming site works without a community that trusts it implicetly with user funds and fair gaming. If an igaming site is not taking care to payout quickly and look after it's players, then do not play there.

Can I complain to a Curacao casino?

Being licensed out of Curacao does not come with the same level of restriction of requirement as other jurisdictions. The cost is lower and the process simpler and unfortunately this often means that customer services is at the bottom of the list for those running the site. You can complain of course and depending on the platform and their desire to keep you as a customer, you may get the support you need.

Are my winnings at a Curacao licensed casino taxable?

There are no taxes to be paid directly via casino for games such as Poker, slots, lotto etc and there are no local tax laws in Curacao that can touch your winnings directly. This does not cover your own local taxes though, where withdrawing winnings in crypto or USD, GBP, EUR etc will all need to be declared to the relevant tax authorities.

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