Thursday, 12 July 2018

How to Apply for AQSIQ Registration in China

AQSIQ /GACC registration is a must for any scrap supplier who'd like to enter Chinese market. Most of the applicants have to work local Chinese agents in order to smooth this service in China.

What documents do you have to prepare?

1.Get an Application Form from STIN or online (, Fill the form, sign and stamp on it.

2.Notarized business registration and tax return document, with their Chinese version (all the notarized documents have to be translated into Chinese.)

3.Office pictures and floor plan;

4.ISO9001 certificate, which should include the product category you want to apply for AQSIQ license.

All other remaining documents shall be prepared by STIN or other agents in China.

The time needed for AQSIQ new application:

It usually takes around 2-3 months to release the license after all necessary documents being submitted. So the sooner we submit the application documents, the quicker we can obtain the AQSIQ license.

The application process:

1.Sign a contract with the agent (STIN or others in China), 60% first payment for AQSIQ license together with the 100% payment for ISO9001;

2.Preparing necessary documents, STIN will prepare and make the necessary documents, and register the application in AQSIQ on-line system; We will submit all necessary documents to AQSIQ/ GACC bureau.

3.The AQSIQ will publish the notice if they agree to accept your application upon that if all documents match the requirement, after the preliminary examination get passed, the rest 40% second payment is required.

4.The final result will be updated in AQSIQ on-line system.

5.The AQSIQ bureau will send out the original AQSIQ license and USB-KEY, once you get the original license, you need to notify us for record, and we will help you to install and teach you how to use it.

Please feel free to ask us any question related.

AQSIQ (GACC) - Registration for the Export of Recycling Material to China

AQSIQ /GACC registration is the“License of Registration for Overseas Supplier Enterprise of Imported Solid Wastes as Raw Materials“. This registration is required for all companies that export recycling materials to the P.R. China.

The registration is to ensure that the scrap material is harmless and comply with the Chinese environmental safety standards. Shipments from exporters that are not registered with AQSIQ will not be allowed customs clearance in China. All shipments must be declared and inspected by CCIC (China Certification & Inspection Group) prior to shipping to China.

The AQSIQ registration for recycling material is governed by the “General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ).”


Companies wishing to apply for AQSIQ registration must meet the following requirements:
The company must be a legitimate enterprise in the country of registration.
The company must have a permanent office and processing capacities and have a considerable operating scale.
The company must have a good understanding regarding China's environmental protection regulations and shall possess the corresponding infrastructure and testing capacity such as radiation detector.
The company must have an established quality management system and have obtained the respective certifications required.
The company must have a stable sources of supply, and have environmental protection control measures for the purchased material.

The company must have no record of any major quality problems related to safety, hygiene, and/or environmental protection in the past three years.

AQSIQ – Product Groups

The following scrap materials need an AQSIQ Registration to be shipped to China:
Scrap Metals (ferrous and non-ferrous)
Scrap Plastics
Scrap Paper
Scrap Electronics
Scrap Textiles

We will check free of charge if your product requires an AQSIQ registration. Simply send us the exact material name and HS Code (customs code) by email.

AQSIQ-Registration Service Package.

We consult you with our complete service package for a successful AQSIQ registration during every step of the application process.

AQSIQ accepts application documents only in the Chinese language.

Application documents can easily be more than one hundred pages in length,making preparation and translation tedious and time consuming. Our company has many years of experience preparing application documents as well as skilled in-house translators who are industry specific.

If your company plans to export scrap material to China and you need an AQSIQ registration please contact us for a non-binding quote.

The AQSIQ registration is a complex and lengthy process which requires extensive preparation and knowledge. The proper preparation of the application documents is the key for a successful registration.

We will fully consult you during the process of preparing the application documents, including providing sample documents for reference in most cases. After all of the application documents are completed we will translate into Chinese as required by the AQSIQ.

We also handle the extension and renewals of existing AQSIQ registrations.

Of course we will support you with any questions during the registration process and will handle all communication with the AQSIQ in China.

Please feel free to contact us for any question related.Our mission is to save you more and reduce the risks in your business in China.