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.


Steering you through the upcoming changes

The Curacao License regime is going through a revamp, we have the connections and knowledge to effectively advise you through this entire process.


Administration services for your casino and egaming business

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

Curacao gambling licenses

Highly experienced curacao licencing team

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.

Adrenawin 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.

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.

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, Adrenawin 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.


We may have many, many years of experience with Curacao Casino operators and we've achieved this as we look forward as well. Our team are experts within changes to the Curacao licence regime, ensuring you are fully up to speed on any changes or alterations you may need to make.


We have the contacts with pretty much every game providers, we can help you get the best game providers at sensible rates.

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 Adrenawin 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.

Curacao Licensing FAQs

Our knowledge is your power

Before choosing who to help with your license application 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.


Do gaming licenses have to be renewed?

Yes. All licenses have to be renewed and reviewed. This is to ensure you're still operating under the rules of your license and you will be required to prove this with your renewal application. We can handle renewals for you and maintain compliance through regular bookkeeping as your accounting firm.

What will stop us from getting a gambling license?

There are many factors that will affect this process, the first of which will be a criminal conviction. If you have one, you won't get a license. Then things such as general compliance, who are you, who are the directors, where are you based, how will you check players and handle payments, will you do KYC/AML checks, where has the money come from to start the casino, how will the game be financed etc Speak with us to determine your eligibility for certain licenses.

How long does it take to get a gaming license?

It really depends on how prepared you are for compliance and what license you require. It can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months to get sorted, or longer if your business is not yet ready for the license to be issued.

What is a gaming license?

Well simply put, you cannot facilitate the act of gambling without a suitable license, be that in a physical casino or an online egaming platform. It is illegal around the world to do so, while each licence only allows the operation of such business in certainly locations and to certain nationals. Speak with a specialist consultant or lawyer before starting any gambling business.

How much is a gaming license?

Gaming licenses vary greatly, as do the costs. Prices start from £15,000 for the easiest and least intrusive to secure licenses, up to £100,000 per year for some of the more complex jurisdictions and licenses. it will really depend on where you need to license and what type of egaming license you require.

How do you get a gaming license?

Securing a gaming license is not a simple process and should be carried out be specialists in the industry. You will need to provide significant documentation to prove your compliance and suitability for the license, no matter where that license may be from.

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.

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.

Do Bitcoin gambling sites need a licence?

Online gaming sites accepting Bitcoin are required to obtain a licence before operating, in the same way a 'normal' gambling site would. However, the process of obtaining a licence for a cryptocurrency gambling site is considerably harder - licencing authority options are extremely limited. If you wish to open an online casino accepting cryptocurrencies, leading online gaming experts Adrenawin can obtain a crypto gaming licence for you.

Where should I incorporate my online casino?

There are a few countries where you can incorporate an online casino, along with a suitable licence for your activities. The countries are, on the most part, UK (plus Isle of Man and The Channel Islands), Gibraltar, Malta, Curacao and Antigua & Barbuda. Remember, the licencing country will have a set list of requirements including countries you must geo-block for your gambling activities. Online gaming experts Adrenawin will be able to explain the difference between all the different options.

How much is an online gaming licence?

Online egaming licenses, also know as remote gambling or betting licences vary in cost depending on the issuing jurisdiction. The cost will further vary depending on whether the gambling authority requires you to have a company in the jurisdiction (increasing costs) and which countries are white-listed. As such, an online gaming licence cost can range from tens of thousands of US Dollars upwards.

Where can I get a Payment Service Provider for my Online Gambling site?

Accepting debit or credit cards online via a PSP for any gaming, egaming, remote gambling, casino or betting site will be challenging. However, it is possible and you can apply for a Payed payement gateway via Harvex here.The most important factor is you are likely to have far more success when applying for a PSP via an existing contact of the Payment Service Providers, who the PSP's know and trust. The payment provider will want to ensure chargebacks and fraud are minimal, and this is helped by robust company processes, the correct license and ongoing compliance. Companies such as Harvex have strong relationships with Gaming/Gambling PSP's, which can help support your application, both on a success rate and also on timescales.

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