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Instructions On Application for Private Business Residence Permits and Its Extension for Foreigners(Foreign Servant for High Level Talents)

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I. Applicant Eligibility
Foreigners who engage domestic service in Beijing employed by high level foreign talents, foreign talents of innovation and entrepreneurship who have been granted permanent residence permit or employment based residence permit, and high talents from Hong Kong and Macao. 

II. Supporting Documents and Relative Requirement
1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.

2. Completely filled VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo.

Please fill in the application form in black ink or sign pen.

3. Valid accommodation registration of the applicant obtained from local police station or hotel of present residence.

4. Relevant supporting documents of the employer:
a. Valid travel documents: foreign high level talent as employer shall provide valid passport or other international travel documents, permanent residence permit, or employment based residence permit issued in Beijing; high level talent from Hong Kong or Macao shall provide personal ID in Hong Kong or Macao, and Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents.

b. Other supporting documents from the employer:
i. Certificate of Foreign High Level Talent issued by the following authorities: Organization Ministry of CPC Central Committee, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, State Bureau of Foreign Experts Affairs, Organization Department of Beijing Municipal Party Committee, Foreign Experts Affairs or Human Resources and Social Security authorities of Beijing Municipal government, and invitation letter from the local host organization.
ii. Provide the employment contract and Guarantee Letter from the employment enterprise which is certified by Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission.

5. Application letter from the applicant’s employer.

6. Employment contract.

7. Affidavit of Support ( Certificate of Deposit of the bank account under the name of the employer with the balance of no less than RMB 100,000 Yuan )

8. Valid insurance policy of personal accident in China under the name of applicant.

9. Foreigners who apply for residence permit for the first time shall submit health certificate issued by Beijing Entry-Exit Health and Quarantine Department ( Beijing International Travel Health Care Center).

10. Other supporting materials that the Exit-Entry Administration Department may require.

Ⅲ Timeline for Application
The applicant could apply for a residence permit with validity of no longer than 1 year, which shall be no less than 180 days for the first-time applicant.

Ⅳ Points for Attention
1. The applicant shall go through a face-to-face interview.

2. For the above-stated materials, the original documents need to be verified, and submit the copies.

3. Any application materials in foreign language (except English) should be translated into Chinese by qualified translation Company before submission.

4. Applicant who doesn’t nullify cancel China's household registration should apply after the cancellation of household registration. The relevant cancellation certificate issued by local police station of the registration shall be submitted if the Exit-entry Administration Department considers it necessary.

5. Relevant rules please refer to No. 23 Notice of the Regulations on Foreigners’ Visa Application.

Source: eBeijing.gov.cn
Date: 2016-03-02