China Company Documents

We are able to supply company documents from the Companies Registry in China, and copies of company documents. The China state company register records all of the companies that have been officially registered for business in Mainland China and it is managed by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC).

China Company Search

A company search includes details held at the Administration for Industry and Commerce on the target Chinese company. The Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) is the authority in the People's Republic of China responsible for legislation concerning the administration of commerce and industry. A company search includes following information:

  • Full company name - English name
  • Chinese company name
  • Date of Incorporation/Establishment
  • Companies Registry No (AIC No)
  • Company Type - Stock limited company, Limited Liability Company
  • Company Registry - Chinese Province
  • Legal Representative - Full Name
  • Registered Address and Operating address
  • Company contact details - telephone no, fax - where available
  • SIC code - Chinese code
  • Share Capital - registered share capital and paid in share capital - in Chinese Yuan
  • Operating Duration
  • Business Scope - description

Shareholders and share details including:

  • Shareholders name - in English and Chinese
  • Nationality
  • Capital Subscribed
  • Percentage of shares held

Management details including:

  • Director name - in English and Chinese
  • Position - Chairman, Vice Chairman - other details where available

An electronic image showing the registration details of the company from the registry can also be included - where available this can be included but, it is in Chinese

Chinese companies register their names, addresses and related parties only in Chinese characters at the Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC). We would require the subject’s name in Chinese characters as well as any English name.

China Company Search Report - Timescale

The search report will be delivered by email in 3-5 business days.

China Certificate of Incorporation

The China Certificate of Incorporation is issued by the China companies registry when a China company is incorporated, We cannot provide a registry copy of a China company incorporation certificate which is in Chinese and includes the company name, company number, date of incorporation and states that a company is registered.

We can alternatively provide a copy of the License of Organisation Code of companies and an electronic copy from the AIC which shows the registration details of the Chinese company.

China Certificate of Incorporation

Memorandum of Association

We can provide copies of China companies Memorandum of Association which includes, the company name, registered office, registered agent, business activities, share capital the company is authorised to issue, objects and powers of the China company.

Articles of Association

Company Articles of Association are a statutory company document which form the company's constitution and internal rules under which the China company will be run.

China Company Credit Reports

With a China Company Credit Report we conduct an investigation on the target company, include the latest information on the company held by the Companies Registry and credit recommendations are included, where financial data has been analysed.

A company credit report includes following information:

  • Full company name - english name
  • Chinese company name
  • Date of Incorporation/Establishment
  • Companies Registry No (AIC No)
  • Company Type - Stock limited company, Limited Liability Company
  • Company Registry - Chinese Province
  • Legal Representative - Full Name
  • Registered Address
  • Operating address - including zone, purpose, property ownership
  • Company contact details - telephone no, fax, email, website - where available
  • SIC code - Chinese code
  • Tax Number
  • Organisation Code
  • Operating Duration - Perpetual
  • Changes in Company Registration - filed with the registry
  • Company Status
  • Certificate/Licenses held
  • Licence Status
  • Import/Export permits held
  • Share Capital - registered share capital and paid in share capital - in Chinese Yuan
  • Operating Duration
  • Legal Business Scope - description
  • Trademarks and Patents registered including Registration No, application date and details
  • Stock Exchange Information - where listed
  • Bank name and address - where available

Shareholders and share details including:

  • Shareholders name - in English and Chinese
  • Nationality
  • Capital Subscribed
  • Percentage of shares held
  • Background details including address - where available

Affiliates, Subsidiaries and other related Companies including:

  • Name
  • Company Registration Number.
  • Registered Address
  • Main business
  • Shares percentage held by subject

Management details including:

  • Director name - in English and Chinese
  • Position - Chairman, Vice Chairman - other details where available
  • Date of birth and Gender
  • Education and working history - where available

Credit Rating including:

  • Credit Rating - the company's size, history and background, finance in comparison with the industrial averages, and operations, credit record are taken into consideration
  • Credit recommendations - Base credit limit

Sales Information including:

  • Percentage of domestic sales
  • Major domestic clients
  • Percentage of Overseas sales
  • Major overseas clients
  • Key Competitors

Latest Financial Accounts, where available including:

  • Balance Sheet- including total assets, total liabilities, total profit, net profit - where available
  • Analysis of financial data - where available

Industry profile including:

  • Industry Trend
  • Industry Association and membership details
  • General Comments

China Company Credit Report - Timescale

The credit report will be delivered by email in 5-7 business days.

Director's Report & Accounts

We can provide latest Director's Report & Accounts for China Registered Companies. Company accounts filed at the China companies registry vary according to the classification of the company.

China Notarisation Legalisation

The original copy of the notarial document legalised by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and a photocopy of the document must be presented.

Documents containing two or more than two pages must be tied together by silk ribbons and sealed.

Your valid passport and a photocopy of your passport.

The Chinese embassy and consulates are only responsible for the authenticity of the signatures of the officials of FCO. The issuing party should be responsible for the content of the documents.

Currently, the Hague Convention only applies to the Chinese Hong Kong.

Documents issued in the UK can be used without legalisations in Hong Kong and Macao after issue of "Attached Certificate" to them.

Documents issued in British overseas territory Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey and the Cayman Islands may be submitted to the Chinese embassy or consulates for legalisations after being legalised by the FCO. Documents issued in other territories such as the British Virgin Islands will have to be legalised at the legalisation office of FCO first before being submitted to the Chinese embassy or one of the Chinese consulates.

China Company Documents

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