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FOREIGN ENTERPRISE REPRESENTATIVE OIFFICE IN CHINA

I. ESTABLISHMENT

(1) Application form signed by authorized person appointed by foreign enterprise.
(3) Certificate of investor’s incorporation issued by its local authority.
(4) Bank reference indicating the financial credibility of the foreign enterprise issued by the financial institution.
(5) Appointment letter for the chief representative and representatives,signed by the enterprise’s authorized person, as well as the resume(s) and copy(s) of the representatives’ ID certificates..
(6) Documents related to the use of domicile (including contract, property ownership certificate, etc.).
(7) Other documents if necessary.

NOTES

(1) Foreign enterprises in the business of certain restricted industries(e.g. finance and insurance, air transportation etc.) should provide approval certificate from related government department whilst applying for the establishment of representative office in Shanghai.
(2) The certificate of Incorporation and Authorization Letter which nominates the representatives provided by Hong Kong companies can either be originals or duplicated documents notarized by a China Entrusted Notary in Hong Kong and forwarded by China Legal Services(HK) Limited.
(3) If the above-mentioned documents are written in a foreign language, they should be translated and the Chinese version with the seal of the translation company should be submitted.
(4) If the files are signed by an authorized person, letters of authorization shall be attached.
(5) All the files, if not mentioned in duplicate, should be handed in its original version.

II. MODIFICATION

1. Modification of office name

(1) Application form signed by the authorized person.
(2) Modification certificate of foreign enterprise’s name.
(3) Registration certificate of the representative office.
(4) Bank reference indicating the financial credibility of the foreign enterprise issued by the financial institution.
(5) Other documents if necessary.

2. Modification of domicile

(1) Application form signed by the authorized person.
(2) Documents related to the use of domicile (including contract, property ownership certificate, etc.).
(3) Registration certificate of the representative office.
(4) Other documents if necessary.

3. Modification of representatives

(1) Application form signed by the authorized person.
(2) Appointment letter for the chief representative and representatives,signed by the enterprise’s authorized person, as well as the resume(s) and copy(s) of the representatives’ ID certificates.
(3) Registration certificate of the representative office.
(4) Other documents if necessary.

4. Term extension

(1) Application form signed by the authorized person.
(2) Certificate of investor’s incorporation issued by its local authority, denoting the renewed or prolonged term of its business operation.
(3) Registration certificate of the representative office.
(4) Other documents if necessary.

NOTES

(1) Foreign enterprises in the business of certain restricted industries(e.g. finance and insurance, air transportation etc.) should provide approval certificate from related government department whilst applying for the establishment of representative office in Shanghai.
(3) The certificate of Incorporation and Authorization Letter which nominates the representatives provided by Hong Kong companies can either be originals or duplicated documents notarized by a China Entrusted Notary in Hong Kong and forwarded by China Legal Services(HK) Limited.
(4) If the above-mentioned documents are written in a foreign language, they should be translated and the Chinese version with the seal of the translation company should be submitted.
(5) If the files are signed by an authorized person, letters of authorization shall be attached.
(6) All the files, if not mentioned in duplicate, should be handed in its original version.

III. Deregistration

(1) Application form signed by the the authorized person.
(2) Clearance certificate issued by taxation bureau, the Customs and the Administration of exchange control.
(3) Registration certificate of the representative office
(4) Other documents if necessary.

NOTES

(1) Foreign enterprises in the business of certain restricted industries(e.g. finance and insurance, air transportation etc.) should provide approval certificate from related government department whilst applyingfor the establishment of representative office in Shanghai.
(2) The certificate of Incorporation and Authorization Letter which nominates the representatives provided by Hong Kong companies can either be originals or duplicated documents notarized by a China Entrusted Notary in Hong Kong and forwarded by China Legal Services(HK) Limited.
(3) If the above-mentioned documents are written in a foreign language, they should be translated and the Chinese version with the seal of the translation company should be submitted.
(4) If the files are signed by an authorized person, letters of authorization shall be attached.
(5) All the files, if not mentioned in duplicate, should be handed in its original version.