Fee Type Category Amount
Attorney’s Fee New Registration / Re-Registration $1500 – $2500
New Business Registration $2000 – $3500
Registration Renewal $1,000
New Business Business Plan Drafting (optional) $2500 – $3500
Request for Evidence (only if requested by the government) $750 (if the request is simple, we may waive this fee)
Expedited processing Varies
Application Fee None
Other Costs FedEx, translation, copy, etc. As necessary

Documents

Please provide copies of the following documents. If you have provided certain document(s) before, you do not need to provide again.

Renewal Corporate Documents:

  1. Previously submitted Form DS-156E Part I and II
  2. Most recent non-consolidated Federal Income Tax Return or Audited Financial Statements
  3. Organizational Chart: Please include name and title. Please also include the applicant’s proposed position.
  4. List of employees: Please include name and title. For foreign workers, please include nationality, visa type, visa issuance date and place.

New Registration Corporate Documents:

<Foreign Parent Company Documents> (If applicable)

If a public company, please provide the following:

  1. Most recent Annual Securities Report

If not a public company, please provide the followings:

  1. Corporate registration documents (e.g. Articles of Incorporation)
  2. Most recent Audited Financial Statement or Tax Return
  3. List of shareholders: Please specify the nationality of the shareholders and % of shares owned.
  4. Passport (picture page) of shareholders
  5. Corporate Profile (e.g. brochure)
  6. Organizational Chart
  7. Pictures of office premises

<U.S. Entity Documents>

  1. Corporate Profile (e.g. brochure)
  2. Articles of Incorporation
  3. By-Laws
  4. MInutes of the meeting
  5. Share Certificate(s)
  6. Stock Ledger
  7. City Business License(s)
  8. Lease Agreement
  9. Photos of office premise
  10. Unconsolidated Audited Financial Statement or Federal Income Tax Return for the past 3 years (if applicable)
  11. Organizational Chart: Please include name and title. Please also include the applicant’s proposed position.
  12. List of employees: Please include name and title. For foreign workers, please include nationality, visa type, visa issuance date and place.
  13. Form I-9 and W2 for all employees (if applicable)
  14. Business Plan for the next 5 years
  15. Evidence of trade or investment (the followings are general samples; required documents may change depending on the company’s situation):
    1. Evidence of trade: Please provide the past 6-12 months records of the followings:
      1. Purchase Orders
      2. Invoices
      3. Bill of Lading/Waybill
      4. Bank Wire Transfer Records
      5. Pie Chart showing the % of international trade
    2. Evidence of Investment:
      1. Bank Wire Transfer Records for capital funds
      2. List of Investments: please see a sample here.
      3. Purchase Orders or Contracts
      4. Payment Receipts / Bank Wire Transfer Records
      5. Inventory Records (if applicable)
      6. Pictures of invested assets

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