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China WFOE formation

2017-10-02


Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise Formation In China


WFOE Registration,China Company Registration



Description of WFOE Registration

A Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise(WFOE) is a common investment vehicle for mainland China based business wherein foreign parties (individuals or corporate entities) can incorporate a foreign-owned limited liability company. The unique feature of a WFOE is that involvement of a mainland Chinese investor is not required




Types of WFOE


Types of China WFOE - Consulting WFOE

Service WFOE, High-tech, information service WFOE

Trading WFOE with import/export registration

Consulting WFOE

Service WFOE, High-tech, information service WFOE

Trading WFOE with import/export registration

Freight Forwarding WFOE

Food & Beverage WFOE

Manufacturing WFOE

Freight Forwarding WFOE
Food & Beverage WFOE
Manufacturing WFOE





Advantages and Benefits of WFOE in China



100% owned by Foreign Individual or Foreign Corporate

Virtual Office Address Allowed

No Registered Capital VerificationAdvantages and Benefits of WFOE in China

Invoice Chinese Client and Foreign Client

Independent legal personality

Protection of trademarks, patents

Full control of Human Resources

The Investor's company doesn't have to be more than 2 years old

The profit of WFOE in China can be repatriated




Document required & Registration procedure of WFOE in China

Document required


One certificate of incorporation , with investor's full name , registered address, name of legal representative, certified by Embassy of China or consulate of China. for individual investor, one passport copy certified by Embassy of China or Consulate of China in investor's registered country or district.


Passport scan copy of Executive Director, Manager, Supervisor, and Legal Representative. Legal Representative is the one and the only one who own the authorization of signature on behalf of WFOE in China.


Registration capital, Business Scope, 3 Chinese name of Chinese company


Office lease contract ,copy of office property certificate


Letter of Authorization



Registration procedure


1. WFOE name approval registration in State Administration of Industry and Commercial


2. Apply Business License from SAIC


3. Make Company stamp and register it in Public Security Bureau


4. Register the WFOE in China Foreign Trade Bureau


5. Open Company Basic Bank Account


6. for Trading WFOE only, Registration of Import and Export Right and open Trade Account


7. for VAT WFOE only, GVT Registration.



One year exclusive package ,include (WFOE set up, virtual office, one year bookkeeping services)




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