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Guangzhou shortens business registration time to 1 day | Updated:2018-07-23

A special service window was opened at the government affairs service center in Yuexiu district, Guangzhou on July 19, enabling business starters to complete four major procedures in a single day.

The procedures, all needed to register a newly-established enterprise, include getting a business license and a business stamp, opening a bank account and registering for taxes.


The service window at Yuexiu's government affairs service center [Photo/Xinhua]

"The efficiency is certainly improved. Things used to require three to five days to get done now they only take a while," said an entrepreneur, who came to the center to register a new business.

According to Wu Junjun, deputy director of Yuexiu's government affairs service center, the window started to provide services on July 10 on a trial basis and officially opened on July 19. When application conditions and materials of the new businesses meet requirements, it takes only one day to complete the four major procedures.


An online appointment system further improves efficiency. [Photo/Xinhua]

The service window has also implemented an online appointment system to improve work efficiency. Those who require services can make an appointment in advance at

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