Fees and timelines in 2024


pay fee by instalmentsThe average fee per China engagement is outlined in the table below. These fees include company incorporation, opening corporate bank accounts, project management and all government fees:

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

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

Service Limited Liability company (LLC) Free Zone Branch office Representative office Equity joint venture Hong Kong offshore
Engagement planning 2 weeks 3 weeks 1 week 1 week 3 weeks 1 week
Entity registration 3 months 3 months 3 months 3 months 4 months 1 week
Corporate bank account approval 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 4 weeks
Corporate internet banking approval 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 1 week
Engagement completion 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week
Total engagement period 5 months 5 months 5 months 5 months 6 months 2 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