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Representative Office  is established by foreign companies to engage in business liaisons, quality control, product promotion, market research, exchange of technology and other permitted activities in China.

Suzhou Representative Office Formation is also called Suzhou Representative Office setup, Suzhou Representative Office registration, Suzhou Representative Office incorporation and Suzhou Representative Office establishment.



Suzhou Representative Office Formation-Features of a Representative Office in Suzhou
1. Legal status and Business scope of Suzhou representative office  
The Representative Office has no qualification of a legal entity, is not allowed to directly engage in operational activities, as shown in the Business License of ROs, that a RO should not engage in direct operational activities, such issue invoices on its own, remitting outward, signing sales or purchase contracts, or receiving income from services performed but may act as business liaison, product promotion, market research, exchange of technology for its parent company.
2. Name of Suzhou representative office  
The name of the Representative office should be in the form of "Name of the Enterprise + Name of the City + Representative Office (or Office)".
3. Min-registered capital of Suzhou representative office  
No requirement on the capital for the establishment of a RO
4. Financial services for Suzhou representative office  
The RO may open account in bank and accept the payment from the parent companies overseas. However, the remittance can only be used for the day-to-day expenses. They are not allowed to open L/C account in bank and to accept other more extensive financial services
5. Business Address of Suzhou representative office   
The business address must be located in commercial buildings approved by the government.
6. Hire staff for Suzhou representative office  
Cannot employ the staff directly, which must be processed through a third-party intermediate agencies with relevant qualifications.



Suzhou Representative Office Formation-Documents required for application
Below are the documentation of Foreign Representative Office setting up in Suzhou, Item 1-5 should be prepared before coming to Suzhou:
1. 1 Certificate of Incorporations or Equivalent document certified by Chinese embassy or Chinese consulate overseas.
2. 1 Bank Reference Letter from investor's bank to provide a good standing.
3. A brief summary of the operations and business of the parent company, such as the principal business activities, registered address, contact phone number, fax, name of the parent company; director of parent company's passport copy
4. China Chief Representative: Resume; 6 photos [2 inch size] ; passport copy.
5. If there are Representatives to be stationed in Suzhou in addition to the Chief Representative, the resume, 2 pictures, passport copy;
6. 2 original leasing contracts of the office premise to be used by the Representative Office; the lease term should be at least 12 months; the lease contract should be register in building administer department.


Suzhou Representative Office Formation-Registration and Post-registration Procedures
1. Pre-registration procedures for Suzhou representative office
Before commencement of registration procedures stated in Sections 2 and 3 stated below, all the documents and information listed above must be ready.
2. Registration Procedures for Suzhou representative office
The first step is to apply for registration with the local Administration for Industry and Commerce in Suzhou. Once the application is approved and the Business Registration License issued, the post-registration procedures listed in Section 3 need to be performed.
3. Post Registration Procedures for Suzhou representative office
1) Upon issuance of the Registration Certificate, we will then perform the post-establishment registration procedures, including:
2) Apply for Registration Certificate with State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC)
3)  Chops made by Public Security Bureau (PSB)
4)  Apply for Organization Code License by Technical Supervision Bureau (TSB)
5)  Register with Local Taxation Bureau
6)  State Administration of Foreign Exchange registration (SAFE)
7)  Open Foreign Currency and RMB bank account
8)  Register with Statistical Bureau
9)  Value Added Services: Free Visa service, 2 months accounting service and more


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