Files to prepare for the setup of your Sino foreign joint venture
1. The Application for Company Registration
Pretty much a process to fill out the information on the form.
Including the business name, business address, registered capital, and etc.
2. The company’s articles of association
After publishing the articles of association. The legal representative of the company needs to sign on the original copy. Also, with the signatures/stamps by each investor. This is to make it legally effective.
Enterprises with restricted fields need to submit the articles of association approved by the approval departments.
3. The investor’s subject qualification certificate or natural person identification certificate.
Simply, the IDs of the shareholders/investors.
The Chinese investor should submit a copy of the company’s official business license/institution legal entity registration certificate/social group legal entity registration certificate/private non-enterprise unit certificate as the subject’s qualification certificate; the foreign investor’s subject qualification certificate or identity certificate should be subject to Notarized by its national competent authority and sent to our country’s embassy (consulate) for certification.
For investors from countries with no diplomatic relations with China. They need to get a certificate from a third country. The country who has established diplomatic relations with China.
4. Appointment documents and copies of identification certificate for the following persons.
The legal representatives, directors/members of the Joint Management Committee, supervisors, and managers.
5. Proof of legal use of residence (business premises).
Typically, the lease contract of the office.
6. The meeting record for a public company
If you are going to set up a public company, prepare for the meeting records.
7. Approvals by the security regulatory authority under the State Council.
If your company is going to do a public offering. The regulator will require the approval by the security regulatory authority under the State Council.
8. Credit certificate of foreign investors (limited to non-company foreign-invested enterprises).
The capital credit certificate issued by a financial institution that has business activities with the foreign investor.
9. Approval documents by approval authorities (approval and copy of approval certificate 1)
This requirement is only for enterprises involving restricted business fields.
10. Copies of approval documents or licenses
Only for enterprises with specific business scopes.