Student (X) Visa is issued to an alien who comes to China
for study, advanced studies. An alien who comes to China to
study for a period of more than 180 days shall apply for an
X1 visa; An alien who comes to China to study, short-term
advanced studies for a period of no more than six months shall
apply for an X2 Visa.
(X1) visa is valid for one entry, 30 days. Within thirty days
of entry into China, the holder of a (X1) visa must go through
residential formalities at the local public security department
and get the final residence permit for study (student visa).
It is possible for foreigners who have entered into China
with a tourist (L) or a business (F) visa to apply for a student
visa (residence permit for study) in China.
for a Visa X, certificates from the receiving unit and the
competent authority concerned are required, i.e., Application
Form for Overseas Students to China (JW201 Form or JW202 Form),
Admission Notice and Physical Examination Record for Foreigners.