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15 July 2015

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Registration and Extension of Diplomatic and Service Visa and Residence for Foreigners in China

 

Guidance UnitForeign Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Hunan Provincial People's Government  

Item 

Registration and Extension of Diplomatic and Service Visa and Residence for Foreigners in China  

 

Sub-category 

Non-administrative examination and approval 

 

Legal Basis 

Notice on Adjusting the Procedures of Handling Visa and Residence for the Foreigners Holding Visa W (No. 252003of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ) 

Authority Concerned  

Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Hunan Provincial People's Government 

Responsible Institution 

Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Hunan Provincial People's Government 

Qualifications 

1.Persons with diplomatic or service (official and special) passport and visa 

2.Persons with ordinary passport but hold the diplomatic, courtesy, service visa, or visa

Materials Required

1. The original of the foreigners' passports; 

2. The effective pages of foreigners' passports and the copies of diplomatic, courtesy, service visa, or visa W;

3. A written application of the inviting units; for the application for attending international conferences and trainings, corresponding docuuments of examination and approval shall be submitted.

Procedures 

. Acceptance and Checkup 

1. Standards: the application materials shall be complete, authentic, normative and effective.

2. Person in charge: staff of the section of foreign affairs management.

Tel: 0731-82689446

Website: http://www.hnfao.gov.cn/

3. Responsibilities and authorities: checkup the application materials according to the standards for acceptance. For the materials meet the requirements, accept it and register for preliminary examination promptly, and send it to the principal of the office for examination and approval.

4. For the materials not in compliance with requirements and standards, refuse to accept it and give explanation to the applicant; for the incomplete materials, draw up a list of all the materials that needed to be complemented and inform the applicant in writing.

5. Service deadline: immediately

 

. Examination and Approval

1. Standards: the application materials shall be complete, authentic, normative and effective.

2. Person in charge: the deputy director in charge and the principal of the section of foreign affairs management

3. Responsibilities and authorities: the deputy director in charge and the principal of section of foreign affairs management handle examination and approval for the application materials. For the qualified cases, write down comments and send them to the staff of section of foreign affairs management. The staffs affix the seal uniformly printed by Department of Consular Affairs in accordance with the comments, and affix the seal for certificate only of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For the unqualified cases, send them back to the person in charge of the previous procedure and give explanation.

4. Service deadline: within 2 working days.

 

. Issuance and File-away

1. Standards:

(1) the documents shall be complete, normative, accurate and effective;

(2) the retained materials of examination and approval shall be completed and normative.

2. Person in charge: staff of the section of foreign affairs management

3. Responsibilities and authorities: the handling person examines and issues the original of the passport to the applicant unit, and files away related materials.

4. Service deadline: within 1 working day

 

Time Limit

3 working days 

Charge 

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Charging Basis 

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Form Download 

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Supervisory Unit 

http://www.hunan.gov.cn  

Consultation Unit 

In accordance with Chapter Seven of Administrative Permission Law of People's Republic of China and Provisions on the Supervision and Inspection of Administrative Permission of Hunan Province 

Accountability 

Monday- Friday (except the official holidays) 

Office Time/Address 

Room 0707 of No. 12 (Xianghui Hotel) of Shaoshan North Road of Changsha City 

Take the bus of No. 1, or 3, or 136, or 142, or 168, or 501, or 701 and get off at the Yuanjialing Stop

 

Bus Route 

None 

Online Presenting 

http://www.hunan.gov.cn/ 

 

Online Inquiry 

Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Hunan Provincial People's Government 

 

Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn