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Permanent Residence Certificate for Employee
07.09.2007

    I. Requirements for application:

    Aliens who conform with the following requirements may apply for the permanent residence certificate for aliens for personnel in office:

    (1) One who assumes in China the position of a chairman of the board, vice chairman of the board, general manager, deputy general manager or above or one with the associate senior title of post of an associate professor or researcher or above:

    (2) One who has held the post for consecutive 4 years and having lived in China not less than accumulated 3 years;

    (3) With a good record of tax payment;

    (4) The work-unit wherein he/she works conforms with one of the following requirements continuously for four years:

    (A) Departments under the State Council or scientific research institute under Shanghai Municipal Government or undertakings with administrative nature or function;

    (B) Key institutions of higher learning (“211 Engineering”school and those enrolling for the first time new students);

    (C) Enterprises or undertakings carrying out the state’s key engineering projects or major scientific and technical projects; and,

    (D) New and hi-tech enterprises, enterprises encouraged for foreign investment, advanced technical enterprises invested with foreign capitals or enterprises invested by foreign businesses with products for export. The accompanying spouse and children under 18 years of age and unmarried of the above personnel may apply, at the same time, for the same permanent residence certificate for aliens.

    II. Formalities for application:

    1. Submit the completely filled in“Application Form for Permanent Residence Certificate in China for Aliens (for personnel in office, spouse and children)”and submit the applicant’s 4 2in recently taken bareheaded, front-faced with background colored photos:

    2. Submit for examination the applicant’s valid passport or any certificate qualified to substitute the passport and a duplicate;

    3. Submit the valid visa or foreigner residence permit;

    4. Submit the health certificate for exit-entry issued within 6 months by the Chinese quarantine department within 6 months (children under 18 years of age are exempted). The“Health Certificate”for exit-entry issued within 6 months by a medical organization abroad should be authenticated by the Chinese embassy or consulate stationed in that country;

    5. Submit the certificate of no-criminal record abroad authenticated by the Chinese embassy or consulate stationed in that country;

    6. Submit the certificate for the applicant’s position or title (resolution of the board) issued by his/her work-unit and the“Certificate for Foreign Experts”or the“Certificate for Employment for Aliens”;

    7. Submit the certificate for personal tax payment for the recent 4 years;

    8. Submit the relevant certificate of the work-unit:

    (A) When the enterprise or undertaking is a state key engineering project or major scientific project, the applicant should submit the proof for the project by the department in-charge under the ministry or province;

    (B) Foreign investment enterprise should submit the original and duplicate of the business license,approval certificate and the certificate for the joint anuual inspection together with one of the following authentic certificates :

    When the work-unit is a new and hi-tech enterprise, the applicant should also submit the certificate for new and hi-tech enterprise for 4 years;

    When the work-unit is an enterprise encouraged by the state for foreign investment, the applicant should also submit the confirmation for the foreign-investment project encouraged for development by the state for 4 years;

    When the work-unit is an enterprise of advanced technology invested with foreign capital, the applicant should also submit the confirmation for the enterprise of advanced technology invested by foreign capital for 4 years;

    When the work-unit is an enterprise invested by foreign capital for exporting products, the applicant should also submit the confirmation for the enterprise invested by foreign capital for export products for 4 years;

    The accompanying family members of the above applicants, apart from submitting their own valid passports and visas, should also submit the relevant certification (Issued abroad should be authenticated by the Chinese embassy or consulate stationed in that country). For example, when the applicant is a spouse, he/she should submit the marriage certificate,health certificate and no criminal record certificate ; children under 18 years of age and unmarried should submit their birth certificates or certificates for the parent-child relationship with the applicant; adopted children should also submit the certification for adoption.

    III. Time and place for handling the formalities:

    Mon.–Sat. 9:00–17:00

    Add: 1500, Minsheng Rd, Pudong New Area

    IV. Time-limit for settlement: With all necessary documents for application completed to be settled within 6 months.

    V. Standard for charges:

    1. Fee for handling: RMB1,500 yuan

    2. Fee for the“Permanent Residence Certificate for Aliens””RMB300 yuan

    VI. Tel. for consultation: 28951900

    VII. Tel. for supervision: 68547109