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Representative office of foreign travel agency

Date: 2008-10-15 12:39 | Author: Linden Co. Ltd. | From: zhuce100.com | Read Times: 13

Examination and Approval Guide

Examination and Approval Department:

Name: The National Tourism Administration

Tourism Promotion and International Liaison Secretary

Address: No. 9 Jia Jianguomennei Street, Dongcheng district, Beijing

Post code: 100740

Working time: Monday to Friday 8:30~11:30 13:30~17:00

Contact number: 010-65201837

Website: http://www.cnta.gov.cn

Examination and Approval Basis:

(see attachment 1)

(see attachment 2)

Application requirements(conditions)

Applicants of Foreign-invested permanent travel agency shall meet the following conditions:

1. Legal registration in its host country and its business scope includes tourism projects.

2. It has good credit position, and is full member of travel agency trade association or relevant organizations in its host country.

3. Its tourism business is operated more than 2 years in China, the volume of the customers are no less than 2000.

Application process and time requirement:

1. Accept materials: The National Tourism Administration accepts and reviews any submitted materials from the foreign tourism enterprises.

2. Process documents: Tourism Promotion and International Liaison Secretary give views of examination and approval, and report to the secretary of the National Tourism Administration for approval.

3. Notice: Tourism Promotion and International Liaison Secretary tell the result of approval to the applicants. If it is approved, a written notice will be made for approval and send to the applicants. If it is disapproved, a written notice will be made and the reasons are explained. The applicants will be informed the rights of administrative litigation or administrative reconsideration according to the law.

According to Article 5 (see ) , after permanent travel agency is approved, Within 30 days it must register at the provincial industrial and commercial administrative offices with the approval certificate and collect the registration certificate. With the approval certificate, the foreign staff and their families should apply for residence permits at local public security organization and collect the residence documents.

After permanent travel agencies completing registration formalities and staff residents?procedures according to the regulations, they shall fill in the record of registration certificate, residence permits, address and contact telephone numbers to the PRC National Tourism Administration.

Application materials:

When foreign enterprises apply to set up permanent travel agency, the following documents and materials must be provided with their Chinese translation.

1. Application form signed by the chairman of board of director or general manager, including the name, business scope, the number of the representatives, duration and addresses, etc.

2. Copies of business license and formal paper of operating tourism business issued by the host country authorities of the applicants.

3. Copies of membership certificate issued by the National Association of Travel Service or similar organizations in the applicants?host country.

4. Capital credit certificate issued by the financial institutions who is doing business with the applicants.

5. Appointment letter of the chief representative and representative of the permanent travel agency, signed by the chairman of board of director or general manager, and staff’s CV (including name, birthday, nationality, marital status, etc. CV must start from high school education to the current job. Time should have consistency.), photos (2 photocopies) and copies of ID card (passport).

6. Introduction of the applicants, including business history and performance, responsible officer, organization and business performance with Chinese travel service, etc.

Other Provisions:

See

Industry and Commerce procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises

The Registration of foreign representative offices of enterprises generally has the following steps:

Step 1: In accordance to the nature of business, at the State Council in charge of the relevant committee, department, approved by the Board, a "certificate of approval";

Note: foreign advertising companies, pharmaceutical enterprises, trade companies, manufacturers, freight forwarders enterprises and contract businesses, consulting firms, investment companies, leasing companies, educational institutions, railways and other transport companies without the approval of the relevant departments to be directly to the Beijing Administration for Industry Commerce the process the registration.

Step 2: obtain registration forms;

Step 3: to apply materials, materials complete compliance with the statutory form, waiting for "granting a registration notices";



Step 4: for "granting a registration notices," according to "granting a registration notice" to determine the date in Trade and Industry, paying and receiving registration certificates and representatives permit

In particular drew attention to:

The Permanent Representative for foreign enterprises registered institutions, commissioned by the chief or the chief representative of the registration office submitted material, the paper documents for the foreign language, should be attached to the Chinese translation thereof.

Required documents:

1 Permanent Representative of foreign enterprises to set up registration shall be submitted to the document, document:A "foreign countries (regions) the establishment of the Permanent Representative of enterprises registered Table" (containing "basic representative body", "in the address to prove", " Representative Registration Form", "on behalf of the registration form." Forms)

2the State Council, the Commission, the Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, or the validity of the issue (since the date of issue during 30 days) within the "approval certificate" Original;

3 sent enterprises signed by the chairman or president of applications (Original) (includes: Permanent Representative of name, the location, and the chief representative's name, scope of business representative bodies, the period.

4 the host country sent enterprises (region) issued by the registration office opened proved legitimate copies, which is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong Limited required to submit the tax authorities issued within the validity period of "commercial registration certificate" copies; 

5 Having operation with the sent enterprises and the dispatch of business enterprises, financial institutions that issue credit (Original)

6 sent enterprises signed by the chairman or general manager and chief representative power of attorney (or a letter of appointment) (Original) and the chief and representatives curriculum vitae (photos of each of the three). The Chinese representative or representatives of the citizens, should be submitted to the Foreign Service to send the letter issued by units;

Note: Foreign Service include: Beijing foreign enterprises services group limited liability companies, SiDa of China's international economic and technological cooperation, China's international cooperation in intelligence technology company, the China International Enterprises Company, the China International Talent Development Center, Beijing, flight services companies.

7 "designated (commission) paper"; 

8 "Corporate Secretary (contact) Registration Form"; 

9 finance, insurance industry in addition to the above document, the document (excluding section 5), should also be submitted simultaneously to send the assets and profit and loss report, the Organization statute, the Board list

In particular drew attention to:

Prohibiting the use of oversea agencies and individual housing as a home purchase (establishments) engaged in business activities

Police station procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises

Examination and approval department

Beijing Public Security Bureau Exit-Entry Administration

Management fee: 0

Carve seal fee:

500 RMB

Time limit:

Within two working days

Required documents:

1application of the record and carvement

2registration certification granted by Industry and commerce Administration and its?copy

3copy of the corporation’s passport

4the management’s passport and its copy

Organization code procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises

Examination and approval department:

Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce Organizations

Management fee:

30RMB

Time limit:

Within three working days

Required documents:

1registration certification granted by Industry and commerce Administration and its?copy

2copy of the corporation’s passport,

3the manage person’s passport and its copy

Tax Registration Certificate procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises

Examination and approval department:

The Branch Concerning Foreign Business of Beijing Local Taxation Bureau

Management fee:

10RMB

Time limit:

Within one working day

Required documents:

1registration certification granted by Industry and commerce Administration and its?copy

2Certificate of organization code and its copy

3Rental of house contract and its copy

4Tax registration certificate

5copy of the corporation’s passport

Bank account procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises

Examination and approval department:

Bank chosen by Representative office

Management fee:

300 RMB for bank account fee

Required documents:

1registration certification granted by Industry and commerce Administration and its?copy

2Certificate of organization code and its copy

3Tax registration certificate of the tax and its copy

4Rental of house contract and its copy

5corporation’s authorization

6copy of the corporation’s passport

7other documents required by bank

Auditing Certificate procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises

Examination and approval department:

Regional Bureau of Statistics of China Representative office located

Management fee: 0

Time limit:

Within two working days

Required documents:

1registration certification granted by Industry and commerce Administration and its?copy

2Certificate of organization code and its copy

Beijing Customs procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises

Examination and approval department:

Beijing Customs

Management fee:

30 RMB

Time limit:

Within one working day

Required documents:

1registration certification granted by Industry and commerce Administration and its copy

2Certificate of organization code and its copy

3copy of the corporation’s passport

4the manage person’s passport and its copy

Foreign Exchange registration procedure to register foreign Representative Offices of enterprises (if establish the foreign currency account , handle this item)

Examination and approval department:

Beijing Branch of State Administration of Foreign Exchange

Management fee: 0

Time limit:

Within two working days

Required documents:

1registration certification granted by Industry and commerce Administration and its?copy

2Certificate of organization code and its copy

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