Foreign Professional Talents not entering China (not based on credit score system) applying for the Notice of Work Permit for Foreigners

Date:2019-06-04      Source:banshi.beijing.gov.cn

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VII. Foreign Professional Talents not entering China (not based on credit score system) applying for the Notice of Work Permit for Foreigners

1. Application form for Work Permit for Foreigners

 After completing the form online and printing it out, the Applicant shall sign on it (photocopy or fax), affix the employer's official seal or the official seal of the authorized departments, and upload it to the system.

2. Certifying documents on working qualifications

An evidential document of work experience related to the current employment issued by the former employer of the Applicant, including his/her position, service duration and the projects he served for; it shall be affixed with the former employer's official seal or signed by the person in charge, and a valid contact number or e-mail with a contact person shall be reserved to facilitate verification.

For certifying materials not in Chinese, the translated documents in Chinese are required, which shall be affixed with the employer's official seal.

3. Highest degree certificate or relevant approval instrument, and certificates of professional qualification

The highest degree certificate acquired abroad shall be certified by China's embassy or consulate, the embassy or consulate of the country where the Applicant acquires his/her certificate in China or China's academic degree certification bodies. (The originals of certified certificate and Chinese version are acceptable). The highest degree certificate acquired in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan shall be notarized by China's academic degree certification bodies or notary bodies of the region. If acquired in China, only the original (accepting copy while checking original) of the highest degree certificate is provided. According to China's laws and regulations, it shall be reviewed and approved by the competent industry department in advance. Or, if China's corresponding access-related professional qualification is in place, the approval document issued by the competent industry department or professional qualification certificate shall be provided. For certifying materials not in Chinese, the translated documents in Chinese are required, which shall be affixed with the employer's official seal.

4. Criminal Record Check

(1) It shall be issued by the police department, security department, court or other department of the country of the Applicant's nationality or habitual residence, and certified by China’s embassy or consulate or the country's embassy or consulate in China. The criminal record check issued by Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan shall be notarized by the notary of the location.

Habitual residence refers to the country or region where the Applicant has lived for at least one consecutive year after leaving the country of his/her nationality, excluding China. The time of issuing the criminal record check shall be in recent six months.

(2) For certifying materials not in Chinese, the translated documents in Chinese are required, which shall be affixed with the employer's official seal.

(3) The electronic version shall also be uploaded to the system.

5. Physical examination report of the Applicant

(1) The Verification Certificate of Physical Examination Records of Overseas Personnel or the Certificate of Health Examination issued by the Inspection and Quarantine Institutions of China, or the physical examination report issued by an overseas health and medical institution accepted by the Inspection and Quarantine Institutions of China, for which the issuance time shall be within the past six months.

(2) For the list of overseas health and medical institutions accepted by the Inspection and Quarantine Institutions of China, please consult with the website of local diplomatic or consular missions. The commitment system could be adopted prior to entry. The verification certificate of physical examination records of overseas personnel or the certificate of health examination issued by the Inspection and Quarantine Institutions of China shall be provided for obtaining the Work Permit for Foreigners in the People's Republic of China after entry.

(3) The electronic version shall also be uploaded to the system.

6. Employment contract or job description (including the dispatch letter from the transnational corporation)

The contract in Chinese shall be provided, the Applicant shall sign on it and affix with the employer's official seal, and it shall have not been altered. For a typical honest employer identified by the permit granting sector or an employer without bad credit record for three consecutive years, if the employment contract cannot be provided before entry, the certificate of employment can be submitted instead, and the employment contract shall be submitted for obtaining the Work Permit for Foreigners in the People's Republic of China after entry, in which the essential content shall keep consistent; in case of inconsistency, a new application for the Permit is required, except for pay rise or promotion of position. Employment contract or certificate of employment (including the dispatch letter from the transnational corporation) shall include the essential content such as working place, job description, pay, working period in China, position and the seal (signature) page. Certificate of employment is applicable for the personnel performing any agreement or treaty between governments and international organizations, the chief representatives and representatives in various representative offices in China, and overseas contract service providers. Dispatch letter is applicable for the circumstances that the head offices of transnational corporations or regional headquarters dispatch senior management or professional technical personnel from overseas to serve in domestic subsidiaries or branch offices, and it shall be issued by the head office of the transnational corporation or the regional headquarters. If essential content is absent in the job description (including the dispatch letter), additional certifying material (affixed with official seal) shall be provided as supplement. In the case that the regional headquarters in China of a transnational corporation dispatch senior management or professional technical personnel from overseas to serve in domestic subsidiaries or branch offices, the dispatch letter and the employment contract signed by the regional headquarters in China shall be submitted.

7. The information page on the Applicant’s passport or international travel document

The period of validity of passport shall not be less than 6 months.

8. Bareheaded and full-faced photo of the Applicant taken within the past six months

9. Certifying materials for accompanying dependents

(1) Information pages on accompanying dependents’ passports (or international travel documents)

(2) Physical examination report

① The Verification Certificate of Physical Examination Records of Overseas Personnel or the Certificate of Health Examination issued by the Inspection and Quarantine Institutions of China, or the physical examination report issued by an overseas health and medical institution accepted by the Inspection and Quarantine Institutions of China, for which the issuance time shall be within the past six months.

②For the list of overseas health and medical institutions accepted by the Inspection and Quarantine Institutions of China, please consult with the website of local diplomatic or consular missions. The commitment system could be adopted prior to entry (family members aged above 18)

(3) Certifying materials for family relationship

Spouse - marriage certificate; children - birth certificate or adoption certificate; parents or parents-in-law - the Applicant's birth certificate or marriage certificate or related notarial certificate. Accompanying dependents include spouse, children under the age of 18, parents and parents-in-law (except for Chinese family members). For certifying materials not in Chinese, the translated documents in Chinese are required, which shall be affixed with the employer's official seal.

(4) Electronic photo