How should a person renew their State Professional Qualification Certificate?
(02.20.2008)

I. Conditions

(1) Subjects: Employees who are going to work abroad.

(2) Materials to be submitted:

(i) The original and a copy of the State Professional Qualification Certificate issued by the labor administrative department;

(ii) the original and a copy of the letter of appointment, the letter of invitation from a foreign enterprise and the passport, and

(iii) two 2-inch recent passport photos (48x33mm with a white background).

II. Procedures for Application

1. Submit the application: the applicant shall fill out the“Application to Renew the State Professional Qualification Certificate”and have all documents ready.

2. Check the qualifications: the documents submitted by the applicant will be checked.

3. Pay the fees: after the documents are checked, the applicant shall pay the relevant fees with their application form.

4. Issue the certificate: the applicants shall take their ID card and receive the certificate at: Window 7 in the Lobby, 1st floor, Building 3, No. 1800 Tianshan Road, Shanghai.

III. Office Working Hours and Address

Time: Monday to Friday 9:00-17:00 (not on weekends and holidays)

Address: Window 7 in the Lobby, 1st floor, Building 3, No. 1800 Tianshan Road, Shanghai.

IV. Period of Procedure

The procedure shall be finished within ten working days after receiving all the necessary documents.

V. Fee

RMB 5.00 for each certificate.

VI. Telephone

6274 8577 (Ext. 3106)

This circular takes effect as of September 1st, 2006 and presides over all previous circulars.