This glossary identifies the different Chinese company registration status terms that appear on official Mainland China company records.
If you are trying to find out if a Chinese company's registration has been revoked, cancelled or rescinded we hope the terms in this glossary will be useful to you.
Keep reading to find out about the various Chinese terms used to describe a company's registration status and get our English translations.
What is a Chinese Company Registration Status?
When we lookup registration records for Mainland China companies the status is listed under the term "登记状态" (Dēngjì zhuàngtài), which means "Registration Status".
Here at China Checkup we verify Chinese companies, and having viewed tens of thousands of Chinese company AIC records, we have found a wide range of terms used to describe a company's registration status.
Hence, this glossary provides a list of the various terminology used to describe a Chinese company registration status, together with pinyin and English translations.
Chinese Company Registration Status Terms
We've split this part into 2 sections - one for the terms which mean a company is currently registered, and another section which means it is not.
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Terms that Indicate a Chinese Company is Currently Registered
The nature of these Chinese terms mean they can be quite challenging to translate into English, but here is our best shot:
Terms that Indicate a Chinese Company's Registration is NOT Current
Below are the terms we have found to indicate a registration has been revoked or cancelled. English translations are again our own.