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Residence Permit

Foreigners intending to reside in China are required to apply for a residence permit within 30 days at the date of their entry.

There are 2 types of Residence permits:   


(1) For work purposes;

•Applicants must provide their passport or other international travel documents (or relevant certification documents such as a work permit), compliant photographs, all material related to the purpose of application, and biometric identification information such as fingerprints.


(2) for long-term studies in China;

•Applicants must provide their passports or other international travel documents, all relevant information related to the purpose of application, (certification documents such as a letter from the admitting institution indicating the duration of study), and provide fingerprints.

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