On August 13, 2020, the Law on State Regulation of Organization and Conduct of Gambling came into force. The law provides for the following types of licenses:
The law defines that gambling is any game, a condition for participation in which the player makes a bet entitling him to win (the prize), the probability and size of which depends fully or partially on chance, as well as the knowledge and skill of the player.
Gambling does not include:
|Type of online license||The amount of the state fee||Issuance period|
|License for online casino||6.5 thousand minimum wages||5 years|
|Online betting license||30 thousand minimum wages||5 years|
|Online poker license||5 thousand minimum wages||5 years|
|B2B license||300 minimum wages||5 years|
From October 1, 2022 the minimum wage will be 6,700 UAH.
The organizer of gambling can only be a legal entity – a resident of Ukraine.
The authorized (composed) capital shall be formed in cash in an amount not less than thirty million hryvnia, while a larger amount of the authorized (composed) capital may be formed at the expense of securities, other property and property rights.
The applicant must also provide the following information and documents according to the list:
Registration of a company with authorized capital of 30 million UAH
Opening a bank account
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Contribution of authorized capital by funds, other property, property rights
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Obtaining confirmation of the origin of funds for the formation of authorized capital
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Registration of domain name in the UA zone for a company
Certification and inspection of the online system of a gambling organizer by certification subjects
Obtaining a bank guarantee in the amount of 7,200 minimum wages
Preparing documentation and submitting documents to obtain a license
|Authorized capital (can be contributed in property rights instead of funds)||30 000 000 UAH|
|License fee for the first year*||1300 minimum wages|
|Payment for bank services for the provision of a bank guarantee||To be negotiated with the bank|
|Payment for the services of the subject of certification||To be negotiated with the subject of certification|
|License fee for 1 year (within four years after the first payment)||1300 minimum wages|
*The second paragraph of paragraph 3 of section XI “Final and transitional provisions” of the Law stipulates that until the day of introduction into operation of the State online monitoring system, the annual fee for a license to organize and conduct bookmaking activities, to organize and conduct casino gambling activities on the Internet, as well as the annual fee for a gambling machine is paid in triple figures, 1300 minimum wages x 3 = 3900 minimum wages.
✔️ What is a Ukrainian gambling licence and what types of licences are granted?
Gambling licence of Ukraine is a permit to carry out gambling activities. Licences are granted for casinos, gambling, lotteries and online gambling.
✔️ What are the requirements and procedures for obtaining a Ukrainian gambling licence?
In order to obtain a gambling licence it is necessary to comply with the legislation of Ukraine, to have a legal structure, to pay licensing fees and to pass the licensing procedure.
✔️ How long is the Ukrainian gambling licence valid?
The validity period of a gambling licence is 5 years with the possibility of renewal.
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