Fees and timelines

Fees

Incorporation costs in Year 1 amount to US$6,400 and annual company costs in Year 2 and thereafter amount to US$0. The average total fees per China engagement amounts to US$16,650, including company incorporation, resident director, corporate bank account, and virtual office address. Refer to draft invoice embedded here.

Different China entity typesCostDraft invoice
Tax resident LLCUS$16,650draft invoice for China
China fast nominee companyUS$46,810draft invoice for China fast nominee company
China shelf companyUS$39,110draft invoice for China shelf company
Guangzhou Knowledge City companyUS$15,650draft invoice for Hong Kong LLC
Free zone companyUS$15,650draft invoice for China free trade zone
Branch of a foreign companyUS$18,350draft invoice for China
Representative officeUS$17,650draft invoice for China
Equity joint venture companyUS$15,650draft invoice for China EJV
Subsidiary LLCUS$15,650draft invoice for China Subsidiary company
Holding company LLCUS$15,650draft invoice for China holding company
LLC with employment visaUS$19,600draft invoice for China LLC with visa
Hong Kong legally tax exempt companyUS$6,255draft invoice for Hong Kong LLC
Marshall Islands IBC with China corporate bank accountUS$8,430draft invoice for Marshall Islands

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Timelines

The average China business incorporation engagement period for a WOFE entity is 26 weeks as outlined below:

ServiceLimited Liability company (LLC)Free ZoneBranch officeRepresentative officeEquity joint ventureHong Kong offshore
Engagement planning2 weeks3 weeks1 week1 week3 weeks1 week
Entity registration16 weeks16 weeks16 weeks16 weeks16 weeks1 week
Corporate bank account approval4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks
Corporate internet banking approval3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks1 week
Engagement completion1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week
Total engagement period26 weeks27 weeks25 weeks25 weeks27 weeks8 weeks

china business registration engagement period timeline

  • Preparing a detailed project plan;
  • Our Client confirms the corporate structure;
  • Collecting due diligence from our Client.
  • Our Client signs the corporate bank account opening forms;
  • Healy Consultants prepares a business plan;
  • Healy Consultants visits the bank for interview;
  • The Bank Legal and Compliance Department review and approve the banking application;
  • The Bank Front Office email corporate bank account numbers to our client.
  • The Bank Operations Department mails the internet username and passwords to our Client;
  • Some of our Clients’ request Healy Consultants to activate the internet banking on their behalf.
  • Healy Consultants confirms all Client due diligence is received;
  • Healy Consultants couriers to our Client the complete original company and bank account documents;
  • Our Client completes our web page feedback survey;

Contact us

For additional information on our company registration services in China, please email us at email@healyconsultants.com. Alternatively please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Chrissi Zamora, directly:
client relationship officer - Chrissi