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15 July 2015

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Procedures for Entry and Exit Administration

1. The administrative procedures of entry and exit concerning foreigners:
(1)、The foreigner may apply to Chinese embassy and consulate or the port administration for visa. He may proceed to the local police office to apply for extension after the visa expires.
(2). When the foreigner proceeds to the entry & exit department in the local police office for visa and residence permission, he is required to submit following documents:
a. Submit the passport, the visa and relevant effective certificate concerning international travel, including diplomatic, public affair passport, the extension of which is handled by the foreign affairs department;
b. Fill in the visa and residence application form and submit a recent bust bareheaded picture of 2 inches.
c. Submit certificates concerning the visa and residence permit
With relevant official documents, the investors and the legal representatives in the enterprise may obtain 2 years of effective residence permit, and the average personnel may obtain 1 year of residence permit.  .


2. The administrative procedures of entry and exit concerning Taiwan residents
(1)Application for visa endorsement related to multi-entry and exit: The applicant shall proceed to the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in the county or city where they reside for the return, multi-entry and stay extension permit.  The applicant shall go through following procedures and shall answer the inquiries:
a. Submit a valid Certificate for Taiwan Residents Entry and Exit of China's Mainland;
b. Fill in Application Form of Taiwan Residents Entry and Exit of China's Mainland and Pass Endorsement;
c. Submits a recent bust bareheaded photos of 2 inches.
d. Submit relevant certificate originals and duplicates concerning the application
(2)Application for residence endorsement:
The application for residence endorsement shall be handled by the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in the county or city where the applicant resides. The endorsement validity period is from 1 to 5 years in accordance with the applicant's detailed situation.


3. Application for a business visit abroad or to Hong Kong & Macao by the Chinese partners in Chinese-foreign joint ventures, solely foreign-funded enterprises.
(1) Business visit to Hong Kong and Macao:
The enterprise which pays an annual tax of more than RMB 200,000 Yuan or creates foreign exchanges of more than US$ 200,000 as well as the enterprise which is in need of a business visit and have potential in high technology development and conforms to Hunan province's industrial policy, may apply to the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in the county, or in the prefecture or city (if the county bureau is not entitled), where the enterprise is located for registration for the Grade A Enterprise. The enterprise which pays an annual tax of more than RMB 10,000 or can provide foreign-exchange-earning certificate or the enterprise's permanent agency and office in Hunan may apply to the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in the county, or in the prefecture or city (if the county bureau is not entitled), where the enterprise is located for registration for the Grade B Enterprise. The personnel in Grade A may obtain effective business visa of "Multi- entry in a Year", "Multi- entry in Three Months", "One-entry in Three Months", The personnel in Grade B may obtain visa of "Multi- entry in Three Months", "One-entry in Three Months", The personnel in non-record enterprise may obtain visa of "One-entry in Three Months" according to the actual demand. The effective business visa of "Multi- entry in a Year" shall be applied to and approved by the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in the prefecture or municipality where the applicant resides. The visa of "Multi- entry in Three Months" and "One Entry in Three Months" can be applied to and approved by the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in the prefecture or municipality where the applicant resides. At present, the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in all the prefecture-level cities can examine and approval "Multi- entry in Three Months" effective business visa. Business visits to Macao shall be examined and approved by the administrative department of entry and exit of the Provincial Department of Public Security for visa issue.


(2) Going abroad for Business visit. With the personal residence card, identity card, ID card, the local police station's opinion or employer's approval, the Chinese partner in the enterprises, due to business demand, may apply to the administrative department of entry and exit of the Public Security Bureau in the county or city where the enterprise is located for the passport. The residents in the cities, where the passport is applied and issued according to the individual's actual demand, can be exempted from the opinion and approval from the police station and employers. Their passports are examined and issued by the entry and exit administration department of the prefecture or municipal Bureau of Public Security.