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Registration of cancellation of foreign-invested limited liability company
From: Shenzhen Municipal Market and Quality Supervision Commission
Updated: 2018-11-24

Registration requirements

An application for the registration of cancellation of a foreign-invested enterprise shall be accepted under any of the following circumstances: The enterprise is deregistered or declared bankrupt; the term of operation specified in its articles of association expires or any other reason for dissolution specified in the articles of association arises; the shareholders’ meeting or board of directors resolves to dissolve the company; the enterprise is dissolved due to corporate merger and division or the cessation of operation due to other reasons; the company is ordered to be closed down according to the law; its business license is revoked.

Registration procedure

Online registration procedure

1. Application

The applicant shall make an application on the official website of Shenzhen Municipal Market and Quality Supervision Commission and generate a procedure number.

2. Acceptance

The working staff shall verify the application materials online and make a decision of acceptance. The application with complete application materials and legal forms shall be accepted. In case of incomplete application materials or inconsistency with legal forms, all materials additionally needed shall be notified. If the company doesn’t comply with the requirements for simplified registration of cancellation, the application shall be rejected and the applicant shall be notified to apply for the registration of cancellation through the general procedure. It shall be completed within three working days upon acceptance of the application.

3. Review

The business registration authority shall make an announcement of cancellation via the business entity registration and license approval credit information publicity platform for 45 days. During the announcement period, the interested parties shall bring objection to the cancellation of registration if any to the enterprise or the business registration authority via the credit information publicity platform. The business registration authority shall forthwith terminate the simplified procedure for the registration of cancellation upon receipt of the objection. It shall only carry out formal examination of the objection and the person who raises the objection shall be liable for the authenticity. The enterprise shall immediately notify the business registration authority of the relevant situation of the objection, otherwise, the enterprise’s shareholders, partners and investors shall bear relevant legal liabilities for any loss incurred to the interested parties. If the enterprise’s simplified registration of cancellation is terminated, it shall not make such an application again. The announcement shall be made for 45 days.

4. Approval

Upon expiry of the announcement period of the simplified registration of cancellation, the business registration authority shall decide to approve the registration of cancellation according to law, make public the cancellation information via the credit information publicity platform, and make an announcement that the business license is revoked. It shall be completed within one working day upon approval.

(1) The agent shall collect the notification of cancellation at the window with the acceptance receipt. The working staff shall check the letter of authorization issued by the enterprise, the identity certificate of the agent and the procedure number and issue the notification of cancellation.

(2) Where mail delivery is chosen in the application, the working staff shall mail the notification of cancellation to the address given by the applicant.

Window registration procedure

1. Application

The applicant shall make an application on the official website of Shenzhen Municipal Market and Quality Supervision Commission, generate a procedure number, make an online appointment, and obtain a service number at the window and submit the application materials according to the appointment time.

2. Acceptance

The working staff shall immediately issue a written materials receipt in case of complete materials and legal forms. They shall reject the application and issue a notification of rejection if the applicant is not eligible for application or the materials submitted are incomplete or inconsistent with legal forms. If supplementary materials are needed, the applicant shall be notified of all the needed materials on the site. After supplementary materials are submitted, the application shall be accepted immediately if the application materials are complete and consistent with legal forms.

3. Review

The working staff shall review the forms and essentials of the application materials. The application with complete materials and legal forms shall pass the review and be forwarded for approval. The application without standard forms and complete essentials shall be rejected. It shall be completed within one working day upon acceptance of the application.

4. Approval

Upon approval after review, the reviewer shall fill in the approval opinions, affix the signature on the physical application materials and forward the application materials to the next step. It shall be completed within one working day upon approval.

(1) The agent shall collect the notification of cancellation at the window with the acceptance receipt. The working staff shall check the letter of authorization issued by the enterprise, the identity certificate of the agent and the procedure number and issue the notification of cancellation.

(2) Where mail delivery is chosen in the application, the working staff shall mail the notification of cancellation to the address given by the applicant.

Application materials

List of materials

 

 

 

 

 

Newspaper that publishes the liquidation announcement

 

 

 

 

Certificate of cancellation of the official seal issued by the public security organ or the announcement of loss of the official seal in the newspaper if the application materials don’t have the official seal

 

 

 

 

Original and all duplicates of the enterprise legal person business license

 

 

 

 

The company’s resolution or decision of cancellation (one original with the signature of the legal representative and official seal)

 

 

 

 

Approval documents of the approval authority

 

 

 

 

Application form for registration of cancellation of enterprise signed by the person in charge of the liquidation team

 

 

 

 

Certificate of registration of cancellation of the branch if any

 

 

 

 

Identity certificate of the agent

 

 

 

 

Liquidation report

 

 

 

 

Service and supervision

Service information

Hotline: (86-755) 12315

Addresses of service windows: Administrative service halls in different districts, see the online map for details: https://www.szmqs.gov.cn/zxbs/map/

Website: http://www.sz.gov.cn/szzxts/szzfzx/szzx/index.htm?deptid=4&docid

Government Affairs Weibo: http://weibo.com/u/3096706037

WeChat ID: SZMQS_CN

Email: crcc@szaic.gov.cn

Add: Industrial, Commercial and Price Building, 7010 Shennan Boulevard, Shenzhen

Supervision information

Complaint hotline: (86-755)12345

Addresses of complaint windows: Administrative service halls in different districts, see the online map for details: https://www.szmqs.gov.cn/zxbs/map/

Complaint website: http://www.sz.gov.cn/szzxts/szzfzx/szzx/index.htm?deptid=4&docid

Email: crcc@szaic.gov.cn

Correspondence add: Industrial, Commercial and Price Building, 7010 Shennan Boulevard, Shenzhen 518040

Service windows

Comprehensive Service Window of Dapeng New Area Administrative Service Hall

Add: 10 Zhongshan Road, Dapeng Subdistrict, Dapeng New Area, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: E11, E26, H92, 818, 833, Dapeng Center Stop (大鹏中心站)

Window of the Registration Hall of Pingshan District Market Supervision Bureau

Add: 2/F, Qixing Building, Jinniu Road West, Pingshan District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: M295, M296, E20, E22, 833, Yanziling Stop (燕子岭站)

Windows 11-25 of Nanshan District Administrative Service Hall

Add: Shenzhen Bay Sports Center, 3001 Binhai Boulevard Side Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5:45 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: M519, 123

Windows 33-36 of Guangming District Administrative Service Hall

Add: Biyan Road, Guangming District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5:45 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Bus: K578, Guangming New Area Management Committee Stop (光明新区管委会站)

Business Registration Window of Longgang District Administrative Service Hall

Add: 1/F, Longgang District Administrative Service Hall, 8033-1 Longxiang Boulevard, Longcheng Subdistrict, Longgang District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5:45 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: E6, E7, E23, E25, 811, 839, 812, 351, 802, 862, World Trade Department Store Stop (世贸百货站)

Metro: Line 3, Longcheng Square Station (龙城广场站)

Sub-hall of Yantian District Administrative Service Hall

Add: 1/F, Hongdun Building, 1013 Haijing Road 2, Haishan Subdistrict, Yantian District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-6 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: 68, 85, M444

Comprehensive Service Window of Luohu District Administrative Service Hall

Add: 1/F, Luohu Management Center Building, 1008 Wenjin Road Central, Luohu District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5:40 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: 2, 10, 13, 14, 17, 27, 29, 40, 57, 65, 69, 83, 85, 97, 104,111, 214, 218, 220, 223, 229, 242, 312, 372, M373, 363, B800, 205, 311, 336, 381, 382, 387, B705, K113, M290, M362, M383, 395, B704, M360, Sightseeing Bus 1 have stops near CPC Luohu District Committee (罗湖区委站)

Sub-hall of Futian District Administrative Service Hall

Add: 2-3/F, Industrial, Commercial and Price Building, 7 Xinsha Road, Futian District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755)12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-6 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: B709, B798, Futian Market Supervision Subbureau Stop (福田市场监管分局站); 28, 34, 229, K113, K105, 337, 369, 382, M520, Futian Experimental School Stop (福田实验学校站)

Service Window of Qianhai One-stop Service Center

Add: Comprehensive Office Building A of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone Authority, 19 Qianwan Road 1, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-6 p.m. from Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: M492, M453, Qianhai Cooperation Zone Stop (前海合作区站)

Bao’an Market Supervision Bureau Window of Bao’an District Administrative Service Center

Add: 1/F, Comprehensive Training Hall, Bao’an Sports Center, intersection of Bao’an Boulevard and Luotian Road, Bao’an District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-8 p.m., Monday-Friday (except national statutory holidays); 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-4 p.m., Saturday; 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Sunday

Buses: 338, 794, M358, M400, M496, M527, Dapeng Holiday Bus 7, Peak-time Bus 72, Bao’an Gym East Stop (宝安体育馆东站)

Metro: Line 1, Bao'an Stadium Station (宝体站), Exit A, B

Business Registration Window of Longhua District Administrative Service Hall

Add: Tower A, Guohong Building, 98 Meilong Boulevard, Longhua District, Shenzhen

Tel: (86-755) 12345

Office hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-6 p.m., Monday to Friday (except national statutory holidays)

Buses: 80, M212, M302, M405, B916, Guohong Building Stop (国鸿大厦站)

Metro: Line 4, Qinghu Station (清湖站) , Exit C

License fee

No license fee to be charged.

(Note: The text above is a translation of the Chinese version for reference only. In case of any discrepancy between the two versions, the original published Chinese version shall prevail.)