Applying for Extending the Work Permit for Foreigners

Date:2019-06-17      Source:banshi.beijing.gov.cn

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XIV. Applying for Extending the Work Permit for Foreigners

1. Form of application of foreigners working in China for extending the work permit

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

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

(3) Foreign high-end talents in the talent program are not required to submit paper materials for verification.

2. Employment contract or job description

(1) A Chinese contract shall be provided, which shall be signed by the applicant and affixed with the employer's official seal, and shall not be altered.

(2) Employment contract shall include the essential content such as working place, job description, pay, working period in China, position and the seal (signature) page.

(3) 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 (representative offices shall provide the originals of representative cards).

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

(5) Foreign high-end talents in the talent program are not required to submit paper materials for verification.

(6) If the applicant is assigned to a new position of the same employer (including promotion from a specialized position to administrative position), the position change certificate shall be submitted for applying for extension.

After on-site verification of employment contract original, a copy is acceptable. If the applicant is assigned to a new position (profession), the current work permit shall be cancelled and the Work Permit for Foreigners shall be applied again.

3. Applicant's passport and valid resident permit for work

(1) The front page of passports (or international travel documents) and the information page on the resident permit.

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

(3) Foreign high-end talents in the talent program are not required to submit paper materials for verification.

4. Work Permit for Foreigners

(1) Including current valid Foreign Expert Certificate and Foreigner Employment Certificate.

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

5. Certifying materials (to be provided if application as category-A talent) for high-end talents

(1) If the applicant applies for extension as a foreign high-end talent (category-A), corresponding certifying materials shall be provided.

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

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