People's Republic Of China Regulations On Entry And Exit Of Aliens

Original Language Title: 中华人民共和国外国人入境出境管理条例

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People's Republic of China promulgated by Decree No. 637 of the People's Republic of China administration of the entry and exit of Aliens Ordinance on July 3, 2013 adopted at the 15th meeting of the State Council, are hereby promulgated and take effect on September 1, 2013.
                     Prime Minister Li keqiang
  July 12, 2013 People's Republic of China regulations on entry and exit of aliens

Chapter I General provisions

First in order to standardize the visa issuing and servicing and management of residence foreigners staying in China, according to the People's Republic of China Law on exit and entry Administration (hereinafter referred to as the exit and entry Administration Law) this Ordinance is enacted.

Establish entry and exit of aliens article States services coordination and management mechanism, strengthen the management of the entry and exit of aliens services and coherence, coordination and cooperation.

According to the people's Governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities need to establish entry and exit of aliens services and management coordination mechanisms, to strengthen information exchange and coordination, entry and exit of foreigners the administrative service and management.

The third section of the Bureau of entry and exit of aliens should be established in conjunction with the relevant departments of the State Council services and information management platform, relating to the sharing of information.

Article fourth visa management and management of residing foreigners staying in China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of public security and other departments under the State Council shall, on the divisional portal sites, accept an application for exit or entry certificate of location sites, providing administration of the entry and exit of aliens law and other foreigners aware of the information.

Chapter II categories of visas and issuing

Article fifth diplomatic visa, courtesy visa, service scope of issue and issuing prescribed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Sixth ordinary visas are divided into the following categories, and indicating the corresponding Chinese phonetic alphabet on the visa:

(A) c visa to perform, air crew members, international shipping tasks train crews, international aircraft crew, crew of international ships and crew accompanying family members and drivers engaged in international road transport.

(B) the d visa issued permanent residence immigration personnel.

(C) the f visa, entry to engage in personnel exchanges, visits, study tours and other activities.

(D) g visas, issued by the China transit personnel.

(E) Jl visa issued to resident foreign news agencies in China by foreign journalists, J2 visa, foreign journalists sent to Hong Kong for short-term coverage.

(F) the l visa, to inbound tourism staff; to inbound tour groups, can issue a visa group l.

(G) m visa entry for business and trade personnel.

(VIII) the Q1 visa, issued to Chinese citizens for family reunification apply for entry for residence of family members and foreigners with permanent residence status of family members, as well as foster care and other reasons apply for entry for residence staff; Q2 visa issued short-term entry applications to visit relatives of Chinese nationals residing in China relatives and relatives of foreigners with permanent residence in China.

(I) the r visas, foreign talents to country needs and the shortage of needed expertise.

(10) S1 Word visa, to application entry long-term visits of for work, and learning, causes in China territory residence of foreigners of spouse, and parents, and not full 18 age of children, and spouse of parents, and for other private affairs need in China territory residence of personnel; S2 Word visa, to application entry short-term visits of for work, and learning, causes in China territory stay residence of foreigners of family members, and for other private affairs need in China territory stay of personnel.

(11) X1 visa to apply for long-term programs for people in China X2 visa, issued to apply for short-term programs for people in China.

(12) the z visa to apply for staff working in China.

Article seventh foreigner applying for a visa should fill out the application form and submitted my passport or other international travel documents and photos and reasons for applying the compliance-related material.

(A) application for visa c shall submit the foreign transport companies issued guarantees letter or invitation letters issued by the relevant units in China.

(B) the application for visa d, shall be submitted to the Ministry of public security issued by the alien permanent residence identification forms.

(C) apply for an f visa shall be submitted to China at the invitation of invitation letters issued by the party.

(D) applications for g visa shall be submitted to the national (regional) determined dates, seats connecting machines (cars, boats).

(E) to apply for J1 and J2 visa, shall, in accordance with the relevant Chinese permanent offices of foreign news agencies and carry out the examination and approval procedures of foreign journalists and submit the application materials.

(Vi) application l visas, travel schedules and other materials shall be submitted in accordance with the requirements; to inbound tour groups, shall also submit the invitation letters issued by the travel agency.

(G) apply for m visa should be in accordance with the requirements to submit invitation letters issued by the China commercial and trade cooperation.

(Eight) application Q1 Word visa, for family reunion application entry residence of, should submitted live in China territory of China citizens, and has permanent residence qualification of foreigners issued of invited communications and family members relationship proved, for foster, reasons application entry of, should submitted Attorney, proved material; application Q2 Word visa, should submitted live in China territory of China citizens, and has permanent residence qualification of foreigners issued of invited communications, proved material.

(I) the visa application for r, shall conform to the relevant departments of the Chinese Government to determine foreign talents and much-needed scarce expertise to introduce conditions and requirements, and in accordance with the requirements to submit appropriate evidence.

(J) visa for S1 and S2 shall be submitted in accordance with the requirements for work, learning and other aliens residing in China to stay issued invitation letters, proof of family relationship, or immigration documentation necessary for the private.

(11) X1 visa recruiting unit shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions of the admission notice and documents issued by the competent application visa X2, recruiting units shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions issued by the admission documents.

(12) for z visas, work permits and other documentation shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions.

Visa authorities may apply under specific circumstances require foreigners to submit other materials.

Eighth foreigner has any of the following circumstances shall, in accordance with diplomatic visas required for interview:

(A) apply for entry for residence;

(B) personally identifiable information, subject matter needs further verification of entry;

(C) refusal of entry, were ordered to leave the record;

(D) there is a need for interviews in other circumstances.

Diplomatic and visa authorities to issue visa to China-related departments and units to verify relevant information in China, units shall cooperate with the relevant departments. Nineth visa authorities the review found that meets the conditions for issuance, issue the corresponding category of visa.

Need to get a residence permit after entering the visa authority shall indicate on the visa immigration processing time limit for residence certificates.

Chapter III residence residence management

After the tenth foreign visa, travel can be changed according to state regulations, the granting of entry, or from the use of the new passports, after group visa due to objective reasons need to stay, you can stop on the local people's Governments at or above the county level public security exit-entry administration of institutions applying for renewal of visas.

11th visas held by foreigners in China lost, destroyed, stolen, robbed, should stay in a timely manner to public security exit-entry administration of local people's Governments at or above the county level shall apply for the issuance of visas.

12th foreigners applying for a visa extension, renewal, replacement and to apply for travel documents, should fill in the application form, and submitted my passport or other international travel documents and photos and reasons for applying the compliance-related material.

13th aliens apply for visa extension, renewal, replacement and apply for travel documents meet the admissibility requirements, public security exit-entry administration of institutions accepting receipt of the validity period shall be issued not later than 7th and receive receipts make a decision whether or not to issue within the validity period.

Foreigners applying for a visa extension, renewal, replacement and the procedures for applying for travel documents or materials not in accordance with provisions of the Public Security Bureau exit-entry administrative agency shall at once inform the applicant to fulfil the formalities and correction of application materials.

Applicant's passport or other international travel documents for travel documents were deposited during can accept receipts are legal in China.

14th public security exit-entry administration of the extension of the duration of stay for visa decisions taken, valid only for this entry does not affect the validity of the number of immigration visas and immigration, and today extended the duration of stay must not exceed the original visas the duration of stay.

Visa extension, foreigners should be subject in accordance with visa and extension of period of stay.

15th residence documents are divided into the following categories:

(A) residence documents issued to staff working in China;

(B) the residence document for learning, to long-term programs for people in China;

(C) residence documents for journalists, foreign journalists issued to resident foreign news agencies in China;

(D) join residence certificates issued for family reunion in China Chinese citizens residing in the territory of family members and foreigners with permanent residence status of family members, due to reasons such as the need for foster care in persons residing in the territory of China;

(E) residence documents for private affairs, entry to visit relatives for a long time because of work, learning and other foreigners residing in China is the subject of the spouses, parents, children under 18 years of age, spouse's parents, as well as other private purposes need to persons residing in the territory of China.

16th foreigner applying for alien residence certificates, shall submit a passport or other travel documents and photos in conformity with the provisions and the application of related material is the subject, I to the residence of local people's Governments at or above the county level public security exit-entry administration of institutions go through relevant procedures, and retain human biometric information such as fingerprints.

(A) residence documents for work, work permits and other documentation shall be submitted belonging to country needs foreign talents and much-needed scarce expertise, relevant documents shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions.

(B) the residence document for learning, recruitment unit shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions of the letter indicate the duration of such evidence.
(C) the residence document for reporters, shall submit a letter issued by the competent authorities and issuing press cards.

(D) join residence certificates for family reunion needs of residence within the territory of China shall submit the certificate of family relations and documentation associated with the reasons for applying; due to reasons such as foster care needs of residence within the territory of China shall submit a power of Attorney and other documents.

(E) residence documents for personal business, to visit relatives for a long time, shall be submitted in accordance with the requirements of kin proved, were visiting people residence certificates and other supporting documents; entry of private business, shall be submitted by private business needs relevant certificates of residence in China. Foreigners applying for residence certificates valid for 1 year above, shall, in accordance with the requirements to submit a health certificate.

Health certificates are valid for 6 months from the date of issue.

17th foreigners applying for residence certificate of extension, renewal, replacement, should fill in the application form, and submitted my passport or other international travel documents and photos and reasons for applying the compliance-related material.

18th aliens applying for residence permits or apply for a residence permit extension, renewal, replacement to meet admissibility requirements, public security exit-entry administration of institutions accepting receipt of the validity period shall be issued not later than 15th and receive receipts make a decision whether or not to issue within the validity period.

Foreigners applying for residence permits or apply for a residence permit extension, renewal, replacement procedures or materials not in accordance with provisions of the exit-entry administration of public security institutions shall at once inform the applicant to fulfil the formalities and correction of application materials.

Applicant's passport or other international travel documents for travel documents were deposited during can receive receipts in China legally.

19th foreigner applying for a visa and residence permit extension, renewal, replacement, apply for travel documents, any of the following circumstances, may be invited by the entity or individual, relatives of the applicant, the relevant specialist services for application:

(A) under 16 years of age or has reached the age of 60, and mobility due to illness and other reasons;

(B) non-entry and stay in China for the first time to stay well documented;

(C) the host organization or individual requirements for foreigners in China during the guarantee measures.

Foreigners applying for residence certificates, belongs to the national needs of foreign talents and much-needed scarce expertise and first provided in the preceding paragraph, may be invited by the entity or individual, relatives of the applicant, the relevant specialist services for application.

20th public security exit-entry Administration can interview, telephone interview, field surveys and other means to verify authenticity of the reasons for applying, the applicant as well as the invitation issued by correspondence, documents from units or individuals shall cooperate.

21st public security exit-entry administration of foreigners, one of the following circumstances, visa and residence permit not granted the extension, renewal, replacement, not issuing travel documents:

(A) does not provide application materials in accordance with the provisions;

(B) fraud in the application process;

(C) violations of relevant laws and administrative regulations of China and not suitable for stay in the territory of China resident;

(Iv) should not approve the visa and residence permit extension, renewal, replacement or issuance of travel documents in other circumstances.

22nd foreigners need to hold residence documents for learning off campus work-study or internship shall be subject to approval of the school, applied for residence certificates to the exit-entry administration of public security bodies raise work-study or internship location, duration and other information.

Learning residence certificates, aliens holding residence certificates that are not filling the information prescribed in the preceding paragraph, shall not be off campus work-study or internships.

Article 23rd of foreigners within the territory of China for documents lost, damaged, robbery and other reasons without a valid passport or travel document, not in China made by the relevant authorities in the country, local people's Governments at or above the county level to stay in residence of exit-entry administration of public security agency to apply for immigration.

24th holding an exit or entry certificate indicate the arrival of aliens, temporary entry and exit-entry frontier inspection authorities qualified stay foreigners should stay within a limited area.

25th of aliens within the territory of China, one of the following circumstances, illegal residence:

(A) more than visa, stay stay stay stay stay under the residence certificate;

(B) the visa-free entry of foreigners over visa-free period of stay and stay without a residence certificate;

(C) foreigners beyond the limit of stay in residence for regional activities;

(Iv) other illegal situations.

Article 26th units employing foreigners working or recruitment of foreign students, found in one of the following circumstances shall promptly to the local people's Governments at and above the County Public Security Bureau exit-entry Administration reports:

(A) employ foreigners to leave or change the work area;

(B) recruitment of foreign students, graduation, attended, dropped out, leaving the original intake units;

(C) the employment of foreigners, recruit foreign students who violate the provisions of the exit and entry management;

(D) the employment of foreigners, the recruitment of foreign students there deaths, disappearances, etc.

27th finance, education, health care, telecommunications, and other units in business need to verify the identity of foreigners, may apply to the Public Security Bureau exit-entry Administration for verification.

  28th foreign diplomatic, business in China is the subject of the territory stay residence documents issued by management, in accordance with the regulations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Fourth chapter investigation and repatriation

29th public security authorities can set up repatriation sites as needed.

According to the exit and entry Administration 60th of the provisions of the law on foreigners implementation review of detention, should be within 24 hours of detention of foreigners to detention or repatriation sites.

Due to weather, the parties health reasons cannot be immediately deported, deportation, should be based on the relevant legal instruments will be foreigners detained in places of detention or repatriation. Article 30th according to article 61st of the exit and entry management law provisions, limiting the scope of activities of foreigners, it shall issue a written decision on the limited scope of activities.

Limited range of foreigners shall report to public security organs at the specified time; without the approval of authorities, may not change residence or leave a restricted area.

31st article, according to the exit and entry administration law 62nd article of provisions on deportation of foreigners implementation, making deportation decisions the Department shall determine the deportation of aliens denied entry date. Article 32nd Aliens deported the costs borne by my.

I could not afford, illegal employment, units and individuals employed by the illegal bear belonging to other circumstances, measures against foreigners staying in China residence unit or individual.

Deported foreigners, local public security organ or the people's Government at or above the county level entry and exit frontier inspection organs. Article 33rd foreigners were ordered to leave by decided, decision should be cancelled or withdraw after its original exit or entry certificate, qualified in the procedures for their replacement to stay out of the period.

Allow the time limit for departure not later than 15th.

34th aliens, one of the following circumstances, visas, residence residence of its papers declared void by the issuing authority:

(A) visas, residence residence document damage, loss, theft and robbery;

(B) being decided to be ordered to leave, deportation, expulsion, visas, residence residence of its documents had not been collected or written off;

(C) the original change of residence is not within the time stipulated in the report to the public security exit-entry Administration, public security organs do not declare by notice;

(D) the exit and entry management 21st, 31st will not be issuing visas, residence permits provided for in article.

Issuing organ on visas, residence residence documents nullified, nullified or proclamation set aside on the spot.

35th foreign visa, residence permit in any of the following circumstances, cancellation or by public security organs seized:

(A) the declared void by the issuing authority or used by someone else;

(B) forging, altering, or otherwise illegally obtained fraudulently;

(C) the holder was decided to be ordered to leave, deport, deportation.

Write-off or collection to determine the authority shall promptly notify the issuing authority.

The fifth chapter by-laws

36th article of the Ordinance the meaning of the following terms:

(A) the number of immigration visas, refers to the permit holder during the period of visa entry number. (B) the visa of entry validity refers to the holder of the visa a valid time range.

Non-indicated by the issuing authority, visa entry into force from the date of issue, on the expiry day 24 o'clock Beijing time lapse.

(C) the visa duration of stay, refers to the holder of each entry was allowed to stay after time limits for entry the following day to start the calculation.

(D) in the short term, is staying in the territory of China not more than 180 days (180 days).

(E) long-term, permanent refers to residence in China for more than 180 days.

Approval of the exit-entry administration of public security authority under this Ordinance the term and accepted receipt valid for working days, excluding holidays.

37th article approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, embassies and visa authorities may delegate local contractors of visa applications received, input, advice and other services. Article 38th visa model prescribed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in conjunction with the Ministry of public security.

Residence-residence certificate of the model prescribed by the Ministry of public security. 39th article of the regulations come into force on September 1, 2013.

Approval of the State Council on December 3, 1986, December 27, 1986, Ministry of public security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on July 13, 1994, the State Council on April 24, 2010 revision of the People's Republic of China implementing rules of entry and exit of Aliens Control Act repealed simultaneously. Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, July 22-

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