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15 July 2015

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I am keen in investing in a new Arabic restaurant in Changsha.What are the requirements from me to enable me invest in a restaurant in Changsha? For how long is the temporary resident visa valid?

I am keen in investing in a new Arabic restaurant in Changsha.What are the requirements from me to enable me invest in a restaurant in Changsha? How long would it take to issued the business license?

 

The related department has given officially\official repliesd to your request. For the first question about item 4, foreign investor and employee, applying for residence permit in public security organ, must submit Foreigner Employment Permit authorized by the local department of human resources and public security and along with aits copy.

 

For the second question, the item 6 "a foreigner applying for residence permit for the first time shall submit health certificate since at his/her entry (only for adults at or above the age of 18)", foreign investor applying for residence permit for the first time in Changsha also must also submit health certificate. The health and quarantine department in Changsha is responsible for physical examination and reexamination of foreigners and confirmation of health certificate provided by a foreigner. A health certificate is valid for six months beginning from the date of its issue.

 

As for the valid period of temporary resident visa, a foreigner shall must apply for a visait in the Chinese visa authority abroad before coming to China. The duration of stay specified in the visa does not exceed 180 days. If a foreigner wants to extend the duration of stay, he/she shall apply to the exit and entry administration authority of the public security organ of the local people’s government at or above the county level 7 days before the expiring expiry day specified in the visa.