for Name Pre-approval of Foreign-invested
Administration for Industry and Commerce:
In accordance with the
stipulations of the Provisions on Administration of Enterprise Name
Registration and the Measures for the Implementation of
Administration of Enterprise Name Registration, we are applying for
an approval of a name in advance. We commit to ensure that all the
documents, certificates and related annexes submitted are true,
legitimate, and effective. The copies are identical with the originals.
Meanwhile, we promise to take all corresponding legal responsibilities
for any consequence resulted from submitting false documents and
Name of the enterprise to be
Applicants (names and seals
of all investors)
Attorney for Application for Name Pre-approval
This is to entrust (name of the agent) to go through
the procedures for name pre-approval of (name
of the Company to be established) with the administrative authority for
industry and commerce.
The entrustment shall remain
effective from to .
powers are as follows (tick “√”
in the bracket before one of the following options, and two or more
options or alteration will made the application invalid):
) 1. No modification made to the content is agreed;
) 2. Corrections made to calculation errors in the applicant’s documents
) 3. Corrections made to calculations errors, wrongly written, missed or
wrongly added words in the applicant’s documents are agreed;
) 4. Modifications made to the applicant’s documents are agreed.
Principal’s signature or seal:
Note: The principal refers to all investors.
(Sealed by all investors, or signed by the legal
representative or authorized person of each investor, or signed by the
investor him/herself if a natural person)
(where the copy of the agent’s ID Card is pasted)
Certificates to be Submitted for Name Pre-approval of Foreign-invested Enterprise
Name of the Documents & Certificates
for Name Pre-approval of Foreign-invested Enterprise signed by
all the investors
qualification certificates of all the investors
In case the name
pre-approval authority is not the registration authority of
the enterprise to be established, name inquiry opinions of
such registration authority
1. This application (form) shall
be filled in with black or dark blue pen or signature pen, and shall be
2. Among the above documents,
except for those are indicated as copies, all the others shall be
original; in case of copies, they shall be signed by the agent
authorized by all the investors and indicated that “the copy is found
identical to the original”.
3. Among the above documents, in
case of English version, Chinese translation shall be submitted with the
seal of the translation companies.
4. If the name is preceded by
such words as “Zhongguo”, “Zhonghua” (both mean China), “Quanguo” (State) or “Guoji”
(International), it shall be decided by the State Council and be subject
to the approval of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce.
5. Where the name applied by the
enterprise excludes the administrative division, it shall comply with
Article 13 of the Measures for the Implementation of Administration
of Enterprise Name Registration, and be subject to the approval of
the State Administration for Industry and Commerce.
6. Where administrative division
is used in the middle of the name for approval in advance, the following
conditions shall be met: the enterprise is a wholly foreign-owned
enterprise or foreign holding enterprise; the company name of the
foreign-invested enterprise is used; or it meets the condition of no
7. The expression of sector in
the name for which pre-approval is applied shall represent the main
business scope of the enterprise, and the name shall not explicitly or
implicitly have the business exceeding its business scope.
8. The valid period of the
notice of name pre-approval and change approval applied by an enterprise
shall be six months, and the approved name will lapse automatically if
it is not registered or used upon expiration of such term.
9. Where the name, the
investor(s), investment amount, or registration authority approved by
not registered changes, another application for name pre-approval of
enterprise shall be filed to the original name approval authority and an
application shall be filed to cancel the original enterprise name.
10. The investors' qualification
and the conditions for enterprise establishment and registration are
reviewed at the moment of enterprise registration instead of name
pre-approval. The investors shall not defense the enterprise
registration authority against its review of the investors'
qualification and the conditions for enterprise establishment and
registration because the enterprise name is approved. The enterprise
registration authority shall not approve enterprise registration without
review for the same reason.
Matters for Name Pre-approval
Unit: Ten Thousand
of the enterprise for approval
Intended address of the enterprise
Intended total investment
Intended registered capital
Intended enterprise type
Intended business term
Intended business scope
Getting the Name Pre-approval Notice
Note: The person to get the
notice shall be the agent jointly appointed by the investors.