Fees and timelines in 2023


pay fee by instalmentsIncorporation 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$18,085, including company incorporation, resident director, corporate bank account, and virtual office address.

Different China entity typesCostDraft invoice
Tax resident LLCUS$18,085View invoice PDF
China fast nominee companyUS$47,810View invoice PDF
China shelf companyUS$39,110View invoice PDF
Guangzhou Knowledge City companyUS$17,650View invoice PDF
Free zone companyUS$16,650View invoice PDF
Branch of a foreign companyUS$19,350View invoice PDF
Representative officeUS$19,650View invoice PDF
Equity joint venture companyUS$17,650View invoice PDF
Subsidiary LLCUS$16,650View invoice PDF
Holding company LLCUS$17,650View invoice PDF
LLC with employment visaUS$21,600View invoice PDF
Hong Kong legally tax exempt companyUS$10,105View invoice PDF
Marshall Islands IBC with China corporate bank accountUS$9,430View invoice PDF
Fast business setup solution + 6 months tax reportingUS$46,970View invoice PDF
China export LLC without travelUS$35,540View invoice PDF
China trading company with tax reportingUS$24,570View invoice PDF
Hong Kong LLPUS$9,110View invoice PDF
Macau LLCUS$9,150View invoice PDF

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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 registration3 months3 months3 months3 months4 months1 week
Corporate bank account approval6 weeks6 weeks6 weeks6 weeks6 weeks4 weeks
Corporate internet banking approval3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks1 week
Engagement completion1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week
Total engagement period5 months5 months5 months5 months6 months2 months

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 contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Chrissi Zamora, directly:
client relationship officer - Chrissi