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Selected Questions and Answers:

 Asked by Mr. Russ(China)
I'm Canadian and have been married to a Chinese lady got two years. We got married and we now both live here. What is the procedure for me to qualify for a long term (5 year) permament visa if I plan to stay longer here? I have now been living here for more than four years.

 Answered by Mr.Charles
It is very difficult to get a permanent visa. Please read the Regulations on Permanent Residence of Aliens on the website, then you know the regulations are so strict and rigorous.

  Asked by Ms. Lily(USA)
Hi, I'm a US passport holder. My 1 year Chinese Visa will expire soon, but I need to stay longer for another five days. I don't think I'll have time to renew it prior to my trip.
So my question here is, can I extend or renew it while in Beijing? I thank you in advance for your prompt response.

 Answered by Mrs. Lorna(USA)
Yes, you can extend the duration of your visa at the Exit & Enter Department of Beijing Public Security Bureau before it expires.

  Asked by Ms. Marja(AUSTRALIA)
I am a German passport holder with a working visa for Australia, wishing to travel soon - is it possible for me to obtain a visa from one of the consulates in Australia (or possibly new Zealand, as I may be traveling here in the next few months)?? Thanks :)

 Answered by Mr. Mac
Yes, you can apply from one Chinese consulate in Australia which is near to you because you hold Australian work visa which permits you stay in Australia for a long time. If you apply in New Zealand, you maybe can't get it because you just a temporary visitors to New Zealand. Please bear in mind that single entry tourist L is only valid for 3 months, please don't apply for it too early.

- Last updated on Jul. 04, 2024 -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassies and Consulates
Asked by lee from MALAYSIA | Jul. 11, 2024 20:43Reply
Ive registered company in china im the company 法人
how do apply for work permit? 工作许可
what position should i fiil in the application form?
thank you
Asked by Ms. Woo from JAPAN | Jul. 10, 2024 20:17Reply
China visa application for Japanese people
How long the China visa will stay valid once it got approved? and can stay for how long in China?
Answers (1)
Answered by Emily | Jul. 11, 2024 01:43

It varies from case to case. The validity and duration of stay depend on the visa type and your purpose to China. A tourist L visa is usually valid for 1-3 months and the duration of stay may be 15-30 days.
Asked by Anna from CHINA | Jul. 10, 2024 11:39Reply
Changing Q visa to x visa without exiting
Hello ,i am currently holding Q resistant permit and living in china,i have got a university Admission ,i would like to know can i change my Q to student residence permit directly in china? Or should I exit and apply for an x visa in my home country?
The need of visa is for Entering permission but as long as I am living here do I still need to get that 30-day entry x visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Keith | Jul. 11, 2024 01:57

I have heard of someone changing the Q visa to X visa but not sure about it. You'd better ask the exit and entry administration for detailed information.
Asked by Anna from CHINA | Jul. 03, 2024 15:20Reply
What if my husband refuses to renew my resident permit?
Hi, I married a Chinese for 6 years and now my husband is refusing to come and renew my resident permit, it’s about to expire within a week, what can I do in this case?
Answers (2)
Answered by Daniel | Jul. 03, 2024 19:31

Is your visa still valid? If yes, you can can renew it yourself at the exit and entry administration. For the application details, you need to consult the administration. And you need to do it as soon as possible.
Answered by Anna | Jul. 04, 2024 23:11

It’s valid till next week, but I don't have his identification cards or letter of invitation which they asking each time for renewal.
Asked by Izyani from MALAYSIA | Jul. 03, 2024 00:27Reply
Philppines holder to China
Hello. I have few questions. I am a Philippine passport holder.

1. Single entry
- I am an expert and would like to go to China. How much RM should I pay for visa for 6-7 days stay?

2. Bank Statement
- Before or after applying the visa, should i show my bank account statement and should there any certain amount in the bank account?

Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Emily | Jul. 03, 2024 19:40

1. 2898 Pesos for a single entry.
2. It depends on the type of visa you apply. For a tourist visa, no bank account statement is needed.
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