Shenzhen Government Online
Registration of incorporation of a foreign-invested joint stock limited company
From: Market Supervision and Regulation Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality
Updated: 2020-11-25 16:11

Basic information

Item

Registration of incorporation of a 

foreign-invested joint stock limited

company

Category

Administrative licensing

Statutory time

frame

7 workdays  

Commitment time frame

1 workday   

Implementing

agency

Market Supervision and Regulation

Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality

Category of the

implementing

agency

Authorized organization

Timing of license

processing

procedure

Immediate processing upon receipt of

materials

Procedure type

Window processing, online

processing, courier

processing

Online

appointment


Online processing



Acceptance criteria

Who we serve

Business corporations

Classification of subject matter for legal persons

Starting a business

Content of application

This administrative licensing applies to the registration

of the incorporation of foreign-invested joint stock

limited companies.


Acceptance requirements

A foreign-invested joint stock limited company may be incorporated when all of the following conditions are met:

1. Approval by a competent government agency is required if it is on the list of the Special Administrative Measures for the Access of Foreign Investment (Negative List);

2. The number of promoters satisfies that specified by the law. For the incorporation of a joint stock limited company, there shall be more than two and less than 200 promoters, of which more than half shall have their domiciles within the territory of the People’s Republic of China;

3. The share capital subscribed for by the promoters and raised from the general public shall reach the statutory minimum amount of capital;

4. The issuance of shares and preparations for incorporation shall be in conformity with the provisions of law;

5. The articles of association of the company shall be formulated by the promoters and adopted at the inaugural meeting;

6. The company shall have a name and an organizational structure as required for the incorporation of a joint stock limited company;

7. The company shall have a fixed site and the necessary conditions for production and operation; and

8. For a company incorporated through promotion, there must be at least one foreign promoter. The promoters shall also abide by other stipulations of the Company Law.


Processing procedures

Online processing procedure

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Offline processing procedure

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Application materials


1. Authorized person’s identity document (Shenzhen)

Original document: 0

Photocopy: 0

Electronic


Required

2. Application Form for Incorporation Registration (one license one code) (Shenzhen)

Original document: 1

Photocopy: 0

Paper/electronic


Required

3. Articles of Association

Original document: 1

Photocopy: 0

Paper/electronic


Required

4. Appointment letters of the legal person, executive director/chairman,

director, supervisor, and manager (Shenzhen)

Original document: 1

Photocopy: 0

Paper/electronic


Required

5. Identity documents of the legal person, executive director/chairman,

director, supervisor, and manager (Shenzhen)

Original document: 0

Photocopy: 0

Electronic


Required

6. Certificate of the Investor’s Qualifications (Shenzhen)

Original document: 0

Photocopy: 0

Electronic


Required

7.Certificate of the qualifications or identity document of the authorized

person to be served with legal documents (Shenzhen)

Original document: 0

Photocopy: 0

Electronic


Required

8.Approval documents or license certificates that laws, administrative

regulations and decisions of the State Council stipulate to be submitted for the incorporation of a company (Shenzhen)

Original document: 1

Photocopy: 0

Paper/electronic


Required


Service windows


Comprehensive Service Window of Qianhai One-stop Service Center

Add: Window 1-13, 1/F, One-stop Service Center, Tower A, Comprehensive Office Building, Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone Authority, 19 Qianwan Road 1,Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 36667613

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-6 p.m. from Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: M492, M453, Qianhai Cooperation Zone Stop; or take bus M492 at Daxin Metro Station Exit C2 and get off at Qianhai Cooperation Zone Stop


Comprehensive Service Window of Market Supervision and Regulation Bureau of Shenzhen Administrative Service Hall

Add: Window 8-20, East Hall, Administrative Service Hall, 1/F,Area B, Civic Center, Fuzhong Road 3, Futian District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12315

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5:45 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: 

1. 38, 41, 60, 64, 107, 123, 232, 234, 235, 236, 374, 398, B686, E18, K578, M390, N9 , Peak-time Bus 19, Civic Center Stop 

2. 34, 38, 60, 64, 71, 76 Interval Line, 235, 371, 373, 374, M347, M390, Peak-time Bus 4, Peak-time Bus 19, Civic Center East Stop; B709 stops at Fuzhong Road 3 on the north side of China Phoenix Building and on the south side of Noble Center, which is not the aforementioned stop

Metro:

1. Line 2 (Exit E) or Line 4 (Exit B), Civic Center Station

2. Line 3 or Line 4, Children’s Palace Station, Exit D, A1, A2

3. Line 2 or Line 3, Futian Station (the nearest Exit 15 is not open yet); please note that the walking distance from this station is approximately three times the walking distance from the Civic Center Station





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