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In applying for a residence permit - Service Guide - Tangshan China
In applying for a residence permit, aliens shall provide such information as requested and provide the following documents.
Article 1、Submit a valid passport、visa and copies;
Article 2、Fill in visa and residence permit application form and a recently―taken、two―inch、 half―length、bare―headed、full―faced photo;
Article 3、An official letter by the reception unit(including typed file number and official seal .);
Article 4、Accommodation registration certificate;
Article 5、Aliens aged 18 and up who are applying for a residence permit of one year or more should provide an examination health certificate. Health certificates can only be issued by health or medical institutions designated by the government of  the countries or those issued by health or medical institutions but certified by notarial organs.
 
●Aliens holding visa “Z”should apply for residence permit within 30 days after entry, in addition to above, Article1-5, the following documents also need to be provided;
    1、original and copy of duplicate of business license; approval permit and  employment certificate or expert certificate or work permit or performance approval document from the ministry of culture;
     2、A letter of appointment.
●Aliens holding visa “F”、”L”who are taking up post and employment should apply for residence permit, in addition to above, Article1-5, the following documents also need to be provided:
    1、Copy of a registration card ,work permit, employment permit or expert certificate and a letter of appointment should be provided by those who are chief representatives or representatives of foreign permanent institutions in China;
     2、Copy of an approval permit、business license and employment permit or expert certificate or work permit and a letter of appointment should be provided by those who are foreign investors or legal person or the advanced foreign administrators or technicians;
     3、A performance approval document from the ministry of culture should be provided by an artist.
●Aliens holding visa “X” who are overseas students in China, in addition to above, Article1-5, the following documents also need to be provided:
    1、Copies of the admission notice and JW201 or JW202 forms;
    2、An official letter by the reception institute (study term and residence permit validity).
●Accompanying family members applying for residence permit, in addition to above, Article1-5,also provide the following documents also need to be provided:
    1、Certificates of marriage or kinship relation to his/her spouse;
    2、Certificates of kinship relation to his/her parents;
    3、Certificates of birth date or kinship relation to children (below the age of 18).
 
Notes:
   1、Accompanying family members of the overseas students should apply for  visitation visas;
   2、For an extension of residence permit, the extension of expert certificate or employment permit or work permit should also be provided;
   3、After an aliens has obtained the residence permit within 3 days should be registered at local entry and exit section with copies of passport, residence permit and a receipt from the office of foreigner administration of TS.P.S.B.