(1) The foreign enterprise has to be legally registered in its country;
(2) The foreign enterprise must be of good commercial reputation;
(3) The foreign enterprise must provide the authentic and reliable materials and documents according by this notification.
二、在上海设立常驻代表机构所需时间和要求：The time and requirements for a foreign enterprise applying for the establishment of a resident representative office inShanghai are as follows:
When an enterprise wants to establish a representative office in Shanghai, it should apply to Shanghai Administration of Industry and Commerce on its website for prejudication first. It will approve or overrule the application in 5 working days. The approved enterprise should apply to the Administration formally. 10 working days later, the Administration will give Business Registry to the company. And processing other registries by other administrations will spend about 25 working days.
If a foreign enterprise wants to apply for a representative office in China, it has to entrust an agency which is approved by the competent authorities of government for submitting all documents to government.