New Business License to Launch Officially Soon!
Example of the New business license
The General Administration pointed out in the notice that the biggest highlight of the new version of the business license is the addition of the QR code.
The QR code function of the original business license is uniformly adjusted, and the QR code is accurately connected with the enterprise information publicized on the national enterprise credit information publicity system. You can learn more about registration, filing, licensing, regulatory information’ by scanning the code.
The new version of the business license photo layout is uniformly adjusted to the horizontal version, with originals and copies.
The original size is: 297mm (height) × 420mm (width); the size of the copy is: 210mm (height) × 297mm (width). The copy is issued with a cover.
The copy is accompanied by an annual report prompt. The name of the supervisory unit in the “Registration Certificate for Permanent Representative Offices of Foreign (Regional) Enterprises” and “Representative Certificates of Permanent Representative Offices of Foreign (Regional) Enterprises” shall be adjusted together.
The new version of the business license maintains the original license in 8 formats. That is,
A format is applicable to the company legal person,
B format is applicable to the non-corporate legal person,
C format is applicable to the partnership enterprise,
D format is applicable to the farmer professional cooperative legal person,
E format is applicable to the individual proprietorship enterprise,
F format is applicable to the individual industrial and commercial enterprise,
G format is applicable to the domestically-owned unincorporated enterprise, Domestically-owned non-corporate enterprise branches, domestic-funded branches, branches of foreign-invested enterprises, branches of partnership enterprises, branches of individual-owned enterprises, foreign (regional) enterprises engaged in production and business activities in China, etc.
H format applies to branches of farmers’ professional cooperatives.
Notice of the General Administration of Markets on the activation of the new business license
Since March 1, 2019, companies that have been approved by the registration authority to establish, change registration, and reissue business licenses may issue new business licenses. The original business license can continue to be used, or you can apply for a new business license.
For companies that have received a new version of the paper business license, they must simultaneously generate a new version of the electronic business license and upload it in the electronic business license library.