Requirements and documents of registering an international freight forwarding enterprise record certificate approved by the Ministry of Commerce.

What is the international freight forwarding enterprise record certificate?

For strengthen supervision and management of the international logistic and freight forwarding enterprises, an international freight forwarding enterprise has to apply for the <International Freight Forwarding Enterprise Certificate> in accordance with the <Foreign Trade Laws of the People’s Republic of China> (known as Foreign Trade Laws) and the <Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Administration of International Cargo Transport Agency> implemented and approved by the Ministry of Commerce. And select the detail business activities for your international freight forwarding businesses, see below information.

What detail business activities of freight forwarding can be approved?

As a local transport agency to run the freight forwarding businesses you have to apply for the modes of transport, such as: land transportation, ocean shipping, or airfreight.

And you as an independent operator, you have to select detail business activities for your China enterprise from below reference.

1, Canvassing, booking (including chartering, charter, cabin), consignment, warehousing, packaging.
2. Supervision, loading and unloading, container loading and unloading, distribution, transit and related short-distance transportation services.
3. Customs declaration, inspection, inspection and insurance.
4. Mandatory issue of relevant documents, delivery of freight, settlement and delivery of miscellaneous fees.
5. International exhibits, personal belongings and transit cargo transport agents.

What required registered capital of an international freight forwarding enterprise?

1. Operate land transportation, the minimum registered capital is 2 million CNY.

2. Operate air transportation, the minimum registered capital is 3 million CNY.

3. Operate ocean transportation, the minimum registered capital is 5 million CNY.

What documents need to be submitted?

1. Approved and stamped 5-in-1 business licenses and the certificate of registration of foreign investment enterprise. Learn more: 5-in-1 Business Registration Certificate
2. The passport copy of the legal representative of the international freight forwarding enterprise.
3. Filed application form, .
4. The original application letter of transport agency.
5. Brief of the company and items of application.

What information included on the certificate of international freight forwarding enterprise record?

Here, SMEsChina provides a sample of the certificate for your better understanding that what is the international freight forwarding certificate, and what useful information will be listed on the certificate, and what detail business activities your company can be operated.

Items of the CertificateInformation
1st rowThe certificate name, international freight forwarding enterprise record certificate.
2nd rowNumber of the registration record.
3rd rowCompany name (Chinese), and corporate business code.
4th rowCompany name in English.
5th rowCompany registered address in Chinese.
6th rowCompany actual business address in Chinese.
7th rowCompany actual business address in English.
8th rowThe date of the business license registration (approved establishment date). And the register number (known as Tax ID).
9th rowType of the corporation, such as foreign owned enterprise.
10th rowRegistered capital, and contact phone of the agency of company formation.
11th rowCompany Fax and zip code.
12th rowThe domain of the website and the email address.
13th rowThe name of the legal representative, and the passport number.
14th rowSelect the modes of transport, ocean shipping, airfreight, and land transportation.
15th rowSelect the type of goods, general goods, international exhibits, transit transport, personal belongings.
16th rowSelect service items, canvassing, consignment, booking, warehousing transfer, container assembly and unpacking, settlement of miscellaneous fees, customs declaration, inspection, insurance, related short-distance transportation, transportation consultation.
17th rowSelect special service items, multimodal transport, for international express delivery, except for articles of a letter nature, except for private letters and party and government military documents.
18th rowRefer to business scope of the approved business license and remarks.
19th rowCertificate of the international freight forwarding enterprise approval authority and date of approval.
sample of the certificate of international freight forwarding enterprise

Last, add an advertising here, if you want to register an international freight forwarding enterprise and to obtain the certificate for your business, you may contact SMEsChina lawyers.

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