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Alibaba.com Wholesale Online Market Seller Registration Conditions

Version No.: 20150731                                                                       Date of Issuance: 20160106

 

Article 1 Criteria for Recruitment

1.1 Alibaba.com Wholesale Online Market (hereinafter referred to as “Platform”) only invites lawfully registered corporations / enterprises as Sellers, and no individual may register as a Seller;

1.2 All products and services  to be sold by Sellers must have English information available;

1.3 All Sellers must have their own private brands or brand license or due authorization.

 

Article 2  Documents to Be Provided by the Seller

2.1 For Sellers from Mainland China:

(1)   Business License (the latest annual inspection must be completed and the goods to be sold must be included in the business scope);

(2)   Tax Registration Certificate (either state tax or local tax registration certificate is acceptable);

(3)   Documents showing  brand usage rights where branded goods are to be sold.

2.1.1 For Private Brands:  

(1)   Trademark Registration Certificate;

(2)   If the trademark had been modified, transferred or renewed, the certificates for such modification, transfer or renewal issued by the Trademark Office of the State;

(3)   If the trademark is registered by an individual, a copy of the registrant’s ID card (both front and back) and relevant documentation showing the relationship between that individual and the Seller.

2.1.2 For Non-Private Brands:

(1)   Trademark Registration Certificate of the brand and brand license or authorization letter;

(2)   If the trademark is registered by an individual, a copy of the registrant’s ID card (both front and back) and relevant documentation showing the relationship between the individual and brand owner (if applicable);

(3)   A Chinese or English translation of the trademark and authorization documents stamped with company’s official seal if the trademark and such documents are in a foreign language other than English.  

2.2 For Sellers from Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan or other countries

(1)   Certification of the establishment of the company (for example, Certificate of Incorporation, Business Registration Certificate, etc.);

(2)   Account opening certificate or bank statement of the overseas bank account of the company;

(3)   For private brands, a copy of the Trademark Registration Certificate (subject to the same requirements for sellers from mainland China set forth in Clause 2.1.1 );

(4) For non-private brands, a complete history of the brand license or authorization or the distribution agreement / purchase certificate in the past three months.

 

3. In the event of any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of these conditions, the Chinese version shall always prevail.

 
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