A message from the CEO

At the helm of the Authority is Mr. Stephen McCarthy, appointed as the first CEO of MDIA upon its foundation.

Mr. McCarthy is very well versed in multiple key industries in Malta, from the finance industry to gaming and property, making him a well seasoned and broad minded fit to head the Digital and Innovation framework in Malta.

Application Forms

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) is issuing the application forms for Service Providers and Innovative Technology Arrangements Applicants to apply for registration and certification respectively.

Issued Guidelines

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) is issuing a set of guidance notes aimed at assisting Service Providers and Innovative Technology Arrangements Applicants when approaching the MDIA for registration and certification respectively.

The guidelines reflect clarifications and rationalise some processes which arose from the public consultation as well as in the formulation of the said guidelines. These are expected to be reflected and implemented as required in the ITAS Act.

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