Residence Permit (for five years)

I. Qualifications:

A foreigner can apply for the residence permit for five years under any of the following circumstances:

1. Person on whom the title of Honorary Citizen of Shanghai has been conferred and to whom the Magnolia Award has been awarded;

2. Legal representative, general manager, deputy general manager and financial supervisor of the regional headquarters of a transnational corporation in Shanghai;

3. Legal representative, general manager and deputy general manager of the enterprise with the registered capital of over US$ 30 million.

The accompanying spouse, children under the age of 18 and parents of such personnel can apply at the same time for the Foreigner’s Residence Permit for the same period as such personnel.

II. Formalities:

1. Submitting the Foreigner Visa and Residence Permit Application Form completely filled up and one recent 2-inch half-length, bareheaded and full-faced photograph;

2. The original of the certificate of check-in in Shanghai (issued by the hotel or the police substation of the area where the lodging takes place);

3. Handing over the originals of the valid passport and visa for examination;

4. Submitting the original of the Health Certificate issued by Shanghai health quarantine department (15, Jinbang Road, Changning District);

5. Submitting the official letter of application of the unit;

6. Submitting the original and the copy of the official letter of Shanghai Foreign Economic Relations and Trade Commission or Shanghai Foreign Affairs Office or the Shanghai Residence Card B;

7. Submitting the applicant’s written application;

8. Submitting the original and the copy of the Certificate of Approval of Enterprise, the Duplicate of Business License or the Representative Agency Registration Certificate and the organization code;

9. Persons from the general manager down (or F-type persons holding the Shanghai Residence Card B) should submit the originals of the Employment Credential and the Employment Registration Form; the foreign expert should submit the original of the Expert Certificate;

10. Submitting any of the following certificates conforming to the applicant’s identity and origin of application:

a. Person on whom the title of Honorary Citizen of Shanghai has been conferred and to whom the Magnolia Award has been awarded should provide the originals and the copies of the relevant certificates;

b. Staff member of the regional headquarters of a transnational corporation in Shanghai should provide the original and the copy of the Certificate of Authentication issued by Shanghai Foreign Economic Relations and Trade Commission;

c. Person holding the Shanghai Residence Card B valid for five years should provide the official letter of Shanghai Personnel Bureau.

The accompanying family members of such kinds of personnel should provide the copy of the Family Relation Certificate and corresponding documents, besides their own valid passports and visas.An applicant under the age of 18 or above the age of 70 or an applicant, who extends the Residence Permit within 3 months as of its expiration, can be exempted from submitting the Health Certificate.The applicant under the age 18 or above the age of 70 should go through the formalities in person for the first application.

III. Business Hours and Place:

Monday-Saturday 9:00-17:00

Note: Credentials are handled alone on Saturday.

1500, Minsheng Road, Pudong New Area

IV. Time Limit of Handling and Winding Up a Case: Within 5 working days, if application documents are complete

V. Fee Standard: For details, see the Visa Fee Standard of Reciprocal Countries and Non-Reciprocal Countries, the State Development and Planning Commission and the Ministry of Finance [J. J. G. (2003) No.392]

VI. Information Telephone: 28951900

VII. Supervision Telephone: 68547109