Hereafter it is
the FAQs on China work visa extension.
How can i know
if the new ompany is qualified to hire me or not?
Some companies are NOT qualified to hire you, e.g. a Chinese
company who doesn't have the social insurance certificate
or a company (whatever chinese or foreign company) reach the
limit of hiring foreign employees. You youself can check with
the HR staff or we can help you communicate with the HR staff.
Do I need to
re-apply the Z visa in HK if I worked before in other city
and moved to Beijing?
No, you don't need to go to HK. Please prepare the transfer
or cancellation letter by the local Labor Bureau where you
worked before. You can get a new Alien Employment Permit in
Beijing and in turn a new residence permit issued in Beijing.
Do I need the
no-criminal record certificate if I worked before out of Beijing?
Yes, you have to provide the certificate. The no-criminal
record certificate is subject to notarization and accreditation.
If you worked before in Beijing, you don't need to provide
required for China work visa extension with employing company
To be prepared
by the company
1. 2 copies of the new company's business
license and 1 copy of organization
2. A copy of foreign
enterprise registration certificate issued by PSB (not
required if it is a Chinese company) - done the annual check
3. A copy of labor contract with the new company
4. Beijing UniPass USB Key
5. Application form for China working license (able to download
after applying on internet by LEEO, please stamp)
6. Visa/residence permit application form (print on both sides
of one page)
7. Letter of Authority
Note: all documents need to be chopped
with the company's seal.
To be prepared
by the foreigner
1. Alien Employment Permit cancellation letter - if it was
NOT issued in Beijing, please provide the transfer or cancellation
letter by the local Labor Bureau
2. Resume Written by yourself (needs to be translated to Chinese
if in a different language)
3. **Original Bachelor (or above)
degree certificate, subject to notarization and accreditation
(needs to be translated into Chinese)
4. **2-year (or above) work experience
reference letter provided by the company you ever worked for
5. **No-criminal record certificate
issued by the authority in the foreigner's own country, subject
to notarization and accreditation (needs to be translated
6. Three 2-inch photos with white background
7. Original passport
8. A copy of Beijing Registration
Form of Temporary Residence (and original)
Note: Items marked with **
are required only if you worked before
in other cities instead of in Beijing.
to be handed over after completion
Permit for work renewed (stuck on the visa page of your
If your present Chinese visa is not Residence Permit for work
and would like to apply for it, please click China
work visa (Residence Permit) Application