This could include a medical form and criminal history check, which has been notarized and authenticated. Generally speaking, Chinese embassy or consulate only issue single entry Visa to aliens, thus we only list single entry Visa fees for some major countries here.
US Citizens Canadian Citizens UK Citizens Australian Citizens USD 140CAD 142GBP 151AUD 109.5It usually takes 4 working days for processing. Accompanying family members should apply for an S visa by submitting invitation letter from the relative with work Visa in China and a 'proof of relationship', i.e. their marriage certificate for a spouse, or birth certificate for a child.
Despite this, do not take a risk by working as a domestic helper or employing one to avoid being fined. Photo: one recent photo of 2×2 square inch(black & white or color is acceptable) glued or stapled on the application form.
The visa officer may ask the applicant to provide the original and photocopy of their US Green Card, Work Permit,I-20 Form, valid US Visa or other additional documents and make a decision on whether to issue the visa case by case. A visa notification issued by the authorized Chinese unit.7.
An original and a photocopy of the Work Permit for Aliens issued by the Chinese Labor Ministry or the original of Foreign Expert's License issued by the Chinese Foreign Expert Bureau. A visa notification issued by the authorized Chinese unit or proof of kinship, e.g. marriage certificate, birth certificate, etc, is required for the accompanying family members.
How to apply 1. You may submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy or Consulate -General which holds consular jurisdiction over the state where you reside; 2. If you cannot come in person, you may entrust someone else or a travel/ visa agent to drop off your application at the visa office of the Embassy or Consulate -General which holds consular jurisdiction over the state where you reside.no appointment is required.mailed applications are not acceptable and will be refused. Processing Time 1. The regular processing time is 4 working days.2. Express service: 2-3 working days processing, $20 will be charged per visa .3. Same day rush service: additional fees of $30 for 1 working day processing (applications presented before 12:30pm may be picked up between 2:30pm-3:00pm on the same day).
The holder of a (Z) visa shall go through residential formalities in the local public security department within thirty days of entry into China .3. Visa Officers may require some other relevant documents.4. Any person suffering from a mental disorder, leprosy, AIDS, venereal diseases, contagious tuberculosis or other such infectious diseases shall not be permitted to enter China.
Holder of Visa should enter China within 90 days after visa is issued and must register at local public security bureau within 30 days of arrival, where the China Residence Permit will be issued to replace Visa to allow multiple entry for one year. In order to apply for ChinaZVisa, please prepare and send in your application according to the detail requirement explained below.
Non-US passport holders must provide a photocopy of the US Green Card (Exception: notarized copy is required, if you reside in CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, WI. Origin US Green Card is required, if you reside in AZ, Southern CA, HI, NM, Pacific Islands) or a valid long term US residence visa such as: L, H, F, TN.
Please fill out the application form on your computer, print a hard copy and sign it. Please check for omission and error before you print the form.
Change or correction is not allowed on the printed form. You must print a new form in case of any change or correction.
Full face, frontal with a plain white or off-white background, 33 mm (wide) x 48 mm (tall) in size. Please use paper clip to attach the photo face-down (avoid scratching) to the form.
Please refer to the link for China visa photo specific requirement. This is the best way to tell us your application is coming as well as your return address and contact information so that confirmation and status updated can be sent to you via email.
Express Plus is not available for all states, please click here or call for details. Time needed to be shown is based on business days.
If you have paid online, please include a copy of payment confirmation email with your application. Do not send in the credit card payment authorization form if you have paid online.
If your return address is in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or Canada, please include an extra extended delivery area fee of $10.00 per order. Please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org for detail address and shipping instruction in order to prevent delay in processing your application.
In order to strengthen the prevention and control of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the authorities in the People’s Republic of China have recently issued new measures to facilitate swift online immigration, work permit, and residence permit applications and help reduce cross-border movements. This report covers some frequently asked questions and local guidance coming from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen.
In order to strengthen the prevention and control of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the National Immigration Administration, the National Science and Technology Commission, and the Exit-Entry Administration of the Public Security Bureau in the People’s Republic of China (“ China or “PRC”) have recently issued new measures to facilitate swift online immigration, work permit, and residence permit applications and help reduce cross-border movements. The measures highlight the Chinese government’s efforts to reduce certain administrative burdens for organizations and individuals during the epidemic.
For foreigners who are unable to leave the country in time and cannot apply for visas and residence permits in a timely manner, local immigration authorities may reduce or waive the overdue residence penalties in accordance with relevant laws and regulations. Land, sea, and airports remain open, and foreigners can cross the border normally with valid exit and entry documents.
It is recommended that foreigners who intend to leave China become familiar with any special border measures in the destination country or region to avoid unnecessary delays or financial costs. No requirement to submit paper documentation in person. Procedure remains unchanged. It is recommended that all foreigners make online appointments in advance of visiting the immigration authorities.
According to the actual situation, the individual can enter China for subsequent follow-up procedures within the validity period. *The employment change, extension, variation, and deregistration of the foreigner's WP shall be handled under the “commitment system”, and online applications will be accepted on the basis that relevant paper materials will be submitted after the epidemic.
According to the actual situation, the individual can enter China for subsequent follow-up procedures within the validity period. Where the foreigner and the company terminate the labor relationship through mutual agreement, but the foreigner is unable to provide physical signatures on the relevant documentation, alternative proof such as email or WeChat records between the two parties, or electronic signatures, can be provided along with an Explanation Letter. Foreigners who have obtained the PNL can apply for a three-month temporary residence permit in the PSB to facilitate future procedures.
Shenzhen *For employment change, extension, alteration and deregistration applications, the online process and “commitment system” applyfor deregistrations, the original WP should be delivered to SAFE by postage original WP is not required for employment change, extension, and variation applications.- At the same time, in light of the recent special immigration measures adopted by some countries or regions, local residents who have business or holiday travel plans in the near future should also pay close attention to the latest immigration policies of their destinations.
The KPMG International member firm in the PRC is closely following policy and practical updates from the national and local immigration authorities, and will endeavor to provide businesses and individuals with important information and professional guidance. Notice regarding the implementation of the online approval process related to foreigners' work permits in Shanghai, China.
Notice regarding the adjustment of office hours and processing procedures for foreigners' work permit application. Notice of Shenzhen Municipal Science and Technology Innovation Commission on Work Permits Related to Foreigners Coming to China during the Prevention and Control of Novel Coronavirus outbreak.
Suggestions on delaying the application for entry and exit documents during the prevention and control of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak. Tuning, China's National Immigration Administration responds to public concerns during coronavirus pneumonia prevention, control period,” in Chinanews.com (CNS.CN) dated 1 February 2021.
* Please note the KPMG International member firm in the United States does not provide immigration or labor law services. The information contained in this newsletter was submitted by the KPMG International member firm in the People’s Republic of China.
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