Approval of Donation by Overseas Chinese, Chinese with Foreign Nationality and Hong Kong and Macao Compatriots (Office of Overseas Chinese and Taiwanese)

Service Address: Room 508, No. 218, Wulu muqi Bei Lu  

Telephone: 64454511 64454046

Service Hours: 8:30am-11:30am, 1:30pm-5:30pm Mon-Fri

 

Timing: Reply within 5 days for filing projects; 10 days for approval projects, with extension limited to 30 days (note: approval projects are handled respectively by the District / County Office, Municipal Office and the Municipal Government depending on specific circumstances of each case).

 

Eligible Applicants: enterprises, public institutions, social groups and other social organizations in Shanghai that receive and arrange for donation and agencies in Shanghai that receive and arrange for donation in the name of administrative authorities.

 

Procedures: Funds and goods donated is used in the cultural, educational, science and technology development, physical education, public health, overseas Chinese affairs, environmental improvement and other public welfare causes and may be directly used in industrial or agricultural production. 

 

Required materials:(1) Materials indicating the donation intention; (2) Declarations Form of Donation by Overseas Chinese; (3) The examination and approval opinion of the responsible supervising department of the entity that receives the donation. 

 

Procedures: 1. In case RMB, domestically purchased materials and dutiable import materials of a general nature are donated, the donee entities may submit their application directly to the Municipal Government OCAO for filing on the Website Shanghai Overseas Chinese Affairs.(qwb.sh.gov.cn). The donee entities may also submit their application to the OCAO of the district or county government of their locality or departments in charge of donations in their locality for filing, or, where there is no department in charge of donations, directly to the Domestic Division, Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government for filing. 

2. In case foreign currencies, materials subject to import license, materials, automobiles and motorcycles imported duty free are donated, the donee entities may submit relevant documents to departments in charge of donations of their locality to be examined and approved by different levels. Legal Basis for Such Administrative Approvals: 1. Suggestions of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government on further Implementation of Regulations of Shanghai Municipality on Donations from Overseas Chinese (Hufu qiaoban nei (2003)No.14)  

3. Notice of the Municipal Government on Promulgation of Provisions of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government on Overseas Chinese Investment in Public Welfare Undertakings (Hufufa(1984) No.28)

The above service is free of charge.