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15 July 2015

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Residence Permit for Foreign Workers in Changsha

Foreigners employed to work in Changsha must fill out a form and submit following relevant materials:

1. Filling in Alien Visa or Residence Permit Application Form and Overseas Visitors' Basic Information Sheet in black ink.

2. A two-inch photo with white background (full face without hat).

3. Applicant's valid passport including pages of basic information, visa and recent entry stamp.

4. Applicant's Registration Form of Temporary Accommodation registered in local police station or hotels with internet connection with the Exit Entry Administration Department in Changsha.

5. Foreign Expert Certificate issued by Hunan Provincial Bureau of Foreign Experts Affairs or Alien Employment Permit issued by Changsha Labor and Social Security Bureau.

6. Official letters of the employing unit.

7. Health Inspection Certificate issued by Hunan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau.

8. If it is the first time for the employing unit to apply for the permit, it must submit certificate such as organization institution code certificate of the current year, the copy of license of the business corporation, the copy of public institution rating certificate or foreign-investment enterprises certificate of approval.

9. The copy of special handlers' ID card of schools or universities, with contact information on it.

10. Other documents if public security department deems necessary.

1. The original and copy of these certificates shall be submitted; relevant certificates issued by overseas institutions and corresponding Chinese translations stamped with the official seal of the translation company recognized by Chinese Embassy and Consulate; those who are still Chinese citizens or foreigners with Chinese nationality shall cancel household registration or renounce Chinese nationality before applying for Residence Permit; and applicants applying for the permit for the first time shall be accompanied by special handlers of the employing unit to go to the policy security organs to apply.

2. Applicans can apply for the permit with one-year long period of validity, but no longer than the valid period of residence permits of the employment.

3. If all materials are in readiness, applicants can take the permit after 5 working days, excluding time for inquiry.

4. Application Place: Southwest side of the intersection of Xiangzhang Road and Guitang Road, Yuhua District, Changsha(长沙市雨花区香樟路与圭塘路交汇处西南侧)

Buses: No. 63, No. 68, No. 159, No. 167, No. 802, No. 805.
Bus Stop: Outangpo Station in Xiangzhang Road

5. Work hours: Monday-Friday (except holidays) Morning: 9:00-12:00; Afternoon: 13:00-17:00
Tel: 0731-82290001;0731-82587623

6. Enclosed with the format of official letters used by employing units in Changsha, Submission of Application for Residence Permit to the Population and Exit-Entry Administration Detachment of Changsha Police Security


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