Our free trade zone branch office near line 16, Dishui lake station, exit 2. Provides companies incorporation services and CPA (tax compliance) services. If you are looking for services for incorporation of companies at Shanghai free zone? You can visit our free trade zone branch office to incorporate a company step by step.
Needed requirements of Chinese limited company incorporation at free trade zone
Registering a limited company at Shanghai free trade zone of the mainland China is very simple because government is changing the rules and laws to foreign investors and shareholders who plan to start businesses here through providing technologies, ideas, products to the Chinese market, and Shanghai free zone is attracting more and more middle and small-sized enterprises from all over the world to encourage these entrepreneurs to bring more brands, technologies and talents enter into China market, China government hopes these enterprises doing business here and mutual development together.
So do not hesitate that how starting up the business in China, its very easy to prepare needed requirements and documents through out our professional online guidance.
Government needed requirements of companies incorporation at free zone
List of shareholders
Members of the board of directors
Appoint legal representative
Confirm the registered capital and proportion of shares
Rent a physical / real office
Hire a local firm as company secretary and agent
Business activities and scope
What requirements for companies incorporation at Shanghai free zone
Here is a brief table for the required documents and information you have to decide and collect if you have everything to incorporate a private business in Shanghai free trade zone.
Key Structure of the Company:
Required Documents you have to prepare in your home country:
Once you collected above information of company registration, you may contact with our consultants to complete this form of application. How to set up a business at Shanghai free zone by online lawyer services and advice, welcome to SMEsChina free trade zone branch office to learn the requirements and timetable for incorporating a business.
Our consultants are well versed with Chinese companies laws and foreign investment regulations at free trade zone and SMEsChina lawyer teams also have years experience to help thousands of SMEs filling needed requirements and help them establishing business entities in mainland China through incorporating companies in Shanghai free trade zone. If you are considering a planning of Chinese business, here, SMEsChina consultants are waiting for your further feedback and consulting.
Timetable of incorporating companies in Shanghai free trade zone
Here is a timetable of company registration in Shanghai China edited by SMEsChina.
Description of Timeline:
Submit the application of company name search and registration.
Draft out the documents of incorporation and legal forms, files of business registration.
Apply for the 5-in-1 business license and the certificate of foreign owned company.
Apply for the company stamps, corporate seals.
Corporate account opening and activate the internet banking.
Import and export permits (The Customs Registration Certificate).
What SMEsChina’s services for companies incorporation
Assist global customers to jump into China market.
Collection, approval, and verify the documentation prepared by customers and our teams.
Offer a legal virtual office address to obtain the approval of registration.
Name search and submit application, get the approval of the corporate name.
Documents and forms preparation, and signature of the corporate shareholder(s).
Apply for the certificate of registration of foreign owned enterprise approved by the local Municipal Commission of Commerce.
Obtainment of the business registration license from the local licensing authority, know as: 5-in-1 business license.
Issuing of the corporate stamps, known as corporate seals.
Documents collection and submitting for tax registration, and VAT taxpayer application.
Basic and capital accounts opening and capital account declaration.
Government cost, translate fee, and drafting of the legal files and forms.
Import and export license registration and permits application.
Yearly administrative and maintaining services, such as license renew.
Annual bookkeeping and tax declaration services for income tax report, annual audit, government inspection, tax final settlement.
Other optional service selections, such as: HR, social insurance, housing fund, VISA and resident permit, trademark, etc.
How to get started to incorporate a limited company
Topics of Study:
Links of Reference:
Decide what types of software company, depends on your key structure of corporation (shareholder’s structure).
How to open a corporate bank account in Shanghai free trade zone
List of Requirement:
File / Documents Description:
Approved 5-in-1 business license
Original business license and copy with company stamp
Certificate of foreign owned enterprises (known as: approved certificate of business registration of foreign invested enterprises).
Original business license and copy with company stamp
Identity certificate of China company’s legal representative
Chinese people needs original ID card and copy Foreign people (nonresidents) needs original passport with entry record within 6 months (if the foreign legal representative does not want to visit China, can issue notarized passport from China embassy instead of original passport).
Application forms of opening bank account
You can entrust a local accountant going to bank and filling in the information and submit to bank to get approval.
Make a video
Corporate legal representative (know as executive director) takes his/her passport in hand and read the required content (contain the company registered number, tax ID, and passport number and other information).
Entrust document signed by the legal representative
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SMEsChina teams focus on the growth of enterprise and providing a variety of business solutions in the area of strategy consultancy, WFOE setting up services, business registration, company formation, incorporation of domestic invested enterprise, finance and audit services, HR and payroll, corporate bank account, resident permit, immigration and visa, trademarks and legal compliance.
China is attracting more and more foreign companies, SMEs,entrepreneurs, startups, brands to invest and establish their business entities through reforming various laws and regulations actively. More than 47 million companies and small medium enterprises have registered their business entities in mainland China and over 3.5 million new enterprises are incorporated during each financial year with comfortable process of registering companies. Here SMEsChina is sharing our knowledge and business insights to global enterprises and companies for better learning the regulations and rules of China corporations running and corporate maintaining. All reference and guidance collected by SMEsChina Teams in accordance with the latest implemented laws of the People’s Republic of China on Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprises ( WFOE ), Joint Venture ( JV ) and Limited Liability Company ( LLC ), Limited Liability Partnership ( LLP ), and other relevant and officially promulgated regulations and rules on the corporation formation and registration of industrial and commercial enterprises and related IP laws, immigration and resident policies ( VISA ), tax laws.
SMEsChina teams happy to work around you and look after your daily China operations confidently and smoothly. Check if setting up a private company is right for you, if you have everything to set up a business in Mainland China, you can get in touch with our teams to get more useful information and online guidance.