Last Updated: March 8, 2017
Getting 1 Year multiple entry Visa in China
Since April 1, 2017, for applicants in SHANGHAI:
1. Non-criminal record has to be authenticated by Chinese embassy.
2. Applicant must pay individual income tax in China
3. If applicant is currently living outside China, the health checkup must be completed abroad at Chinese embassy recognized health organzations.
Paying individual income tax would make great impact on working visa applicaiton since local labor bureau would require tax payment statement, fail to provide the statement might cause potential rejection by labor bureau.
Foreign citizen works in China become very common nowadays. A Foreign invested company (WFOE, Joint Venture, Partnership Enterprise) or Foreign Representative office are eligible to hire foreign staff as long as the staff meets some of the requirements. You may check the link below to find out the exact requirements.
Note: Below are the procedures, required documents, cost of apply for work & residence permit. (Or you could call it Working Visa) As the health report will be expired in 6 months, to speed up your visa application, please prepare the health report ASAP before we obtained your company's business license. If you have any questions about the visa service? Please contact PtC Shanghai: Wendy wendy@ pathtochina.com : or PtC Beijing Office Gifty Jia: gifty@ pathtochina.com, PtC Hong Kong office: simon@ pathtochina.com, PTC Shenzhen office: info@ pathtochina.com and PtC Hangzhou liaison office: info@ pathtochina.com
Work permit for Legal Representative of a WFOE or Chief Representative of a Rep. Office: PtC provides free service charge to help you get a 1 year work & residence permit.
Work permit for rest employee of a WFOE or Rep. Office: PTC helps get 1 year work & residence permit for your overseas employee in China
One year Residence permit for Family Member: PTC helps your spouse or Live-in partner, your parents, your children to get 1 year residence permit in China.
Note: Even where all work permit and residence permit requirements are met, clients should not assume that they can gain it automatic. The Chinese immigration authorities, local Labor Bureau have the right to refuse any person permission to work and residence in China.
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