Business registration in China

Business registration in ChinaBusiness registration in China.

Last Updated: June 28, 2020.

1. 1. Types of Business Presence in China:

Before starting up a business in China, you have to know what the options are. Foreign Investors generally establish a business presence in China in one of five ways: 1. Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE); 2. Partnership Enterprise (PE) 3. Representative Office; 4 . Joint Venture; and 5. Hong Kong company. The differences between each of these are summarized here: 5 modes of business presences in China.

No Paid up Capital is required since 2016 for foreign investor to establish a Consulting, Trading and Information Technology business etc. in China.

Please check the following links for detailed and updated procedures regarding the registration of the 5 different China structures:

1.2. Company Registration Services:

No. minimum registered capital is required for WFOEs with scope of business of consulting, Trading, retailing, information technology etc. No paid-up capital is required. There are minimum registered capital still required for some industries for instance: Banking, Forwarding etc.

A Foreign Invested Partnership Enterprise (FIPE) may worth a try if investors don’t want to put much capital to establish a business in China, check more details about FIPE here.

Incorporate a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE ) in China Setting up a WFOE in Shanghai Free-Trade Zone (Most popular entity since 2017) Foreign Invested Partnership Enterprise (FIPE) Formation in China without Capital Setting up a Foreign Representative Office (RO ) in China Joint Venture (JV ) Formation in China Offshore Structure: Hong Kong Company formation.

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1.3. Post Incorporation Services:

Monthly Accounting Services (WFOE, Representative Office) Payroll Service (handling payroll, personal income tax and social insurances) Visa Service (to get you and your family 1 year residence permit in China) Trademark Registration Service (to get your intellectual property protected in China) Deregistration of a Representative Office or WFOE in China (dissolution Rep. office or WFOE deregistration in China)

As needed, we will help you at every step in order for you to be successful in China. Forming a company in China can be very difficult if you are not familiar with Chinese legislation and the requirements of different authorities. Our professional consultants will help foreign companies to set up in China in the most cost effective way.

– Starting from USD 2,000 you can get your China representative office (RO) registered. The package includes office and tax registration, bank account opening, work permit, 1 year residence visa and tax consulting service for the first one month.

Please check the details about our service on right top menu or contact us below, one of our representatives will contact with you shortly.

1.4. Costs & Fees:

Incorporation cost in China: WFOE (Our best price ever) 1 Year All-Inclusive package: WFOE (Our best price ever)

Path to China consulting services:

For the past decade, Path to China has often been praised for our comprehensive information that we are sharing with all our website visitors. However, you may still have lots of questions after studying our website and proposal. For special request, you are welcomed to engage our consulting service which could including corporate structure advisory, taxation strategy planning, Chinese labor regulatory compliance, pre-market entry study.

1. Face to face meeting starts from USD 200 per meeting (Maximum 2hours with Regional Manager with more than 15 years investment experience)

2. Pre-market entry feasilbility report starts from USD 1500 (location comparison, investment structure suggestion, land or workshop pricing investigation) Consulting fee would be considered as part of incorporation fee if you eventually engage our 1 year package service.

Who should you choose when setting up a company in China?

Consulting company vs Law Firm.

A. According to recent updated Chinese Foreign Investment Category 2017, unless your business is subject to special approval such entertainmentгЂЃfinanceгЂЃculture related and manufacturing. Normal consultingгЂЃtechnology and trading company can just set up the company without much obstacles.

B. Our first hand information comes directly from government without any “middle interpretation”

C. Our fee is about 40% – 50% lower compare with International Law Firms who are able to provide this type of service. D. Application documents do not need lawyer to review as they are government standard format. Such as Article of Association.

Feel free send your questions to [email protected] if you want to learn more how could Path To China helps you before start a buisness in China.

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Shenzhen & Southern China Office E-mail: echo.wang&#64p&#97&#116&#104t&#111c&#104&#105&#110&#97&#46&#99&#111&#109 [or Request For Proposal] 6009 Yi Tian Road, Suite 2306, New World Tower, Shenzhen 518035 Tel: (86-755) 2397.9067 GMT+8 (English, Cantonese and Mandarin) Regional Consultant: Ms. Echo Wang.

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Kuala Lumpur & Malaysia Office -Request For Proposal- E-mail: info&#64p&#97&#116&#104t&#111c&#104&#105&#110&#97&#46&#99&#111&#109 or [Request For Proposal] 1 Mont Kiara, Level 13A, Wisma Mont Kiara, No. 1 Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tel: 010.3738.398 (English, Mandarin, Malay)

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Eastern China Office: PtC SHANGHAI 1038 West Nanjing Rd., Suite 2508, WestGate Tower,Shanghai 200040 -Request For Proposal- [-MAP-] Tel: (86.21) 5108.8535 Regional Manager: Ms. Wendy Wang [-Bio-] wendy&#64p&#97&#116&#104toc&#104&#105&#110&#97&#46&#99&#111&#109.

Northern China Office: PtC BEIJING 12/F, South Tower, 8 East Guanghua Dongli, Beijing, 100022, Tel: (86.10) 5166.4212 -Request For Proposal- Regional Manager: Ms. Gifty Jia [-Bio-] gifty&#64p&#97&#116&#104t&#111c&#104&#105&#110&#97&#46&#99&#111&#109.

Southern China Office: PtC SHENZHEN 6009 Yi Tian Road, Suite 2306, New World, Tower,Shenzhen 518035 -Request For Proposal- Tel: (86.755) 2397.9067 Regional Consultant: Ms. Echo Wang info&#64p&#97&#116&#104toc&#104&#105&#110&#97&#46&#99&#111&#109 PtC HongKong 1701, HeNan Building, 92 Jaffe Rd., HK Tel: (852) 6877.8862 -Request For Proposal- Regional Partner: Mr. Simon Lee simon&#64p&#97&#116&#104t&#111c&#104&#105&#110&#97&#46&#99&#111&#109 PtC Guangzhou 161 West Lin He Rd., 23F Tower A, Center Plaza, Guangzhou, 510620 -Request For Proposal- Tel: (86.755) 2397.9066 info&#64p&#97&#116&#104t&#111c&#104&#105&#110&#97&#46&#99&#111&#109.