The Ministry Of Public Security On The Modification Of The People's Republic Of China Passports And Exit Permits Issued Administrative Policy Decision

Original Language Title: 公安部关于修改《中华人民共和国普通护照和出入境通行证签发管理办法》的决定

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The Ministry of public security on the modification of the People's Republic of China passports and exit permits issued administrative policy decision

    (December 20, 2011 the Ministry of public security to 118th, published since March 1, 2012) to standardize the electronic passport, examination and approval of applications for the issuance and management of Ministry of public security decided to the People's Republic of China passports and entry/exit permits issued regulations read as follows:

    First, an article shall be added after the article, as the article: "public security exit-entry administration institutions should refer to international technical standards, gradually extended to issue ordinary passports contain electronic chips (hereinafter referred to as e-passport) to improve Passport security. "Electronic stores General Passport registration information and facial images, fingerprints of the holder of information and so on.

    ” Add a after the second, fourth, and sixth: "exit-entry administration of public security agencies to accept electronic applications for ordinary passports of citizens 16 years of age and older, an application shall be collected into the fingerprint information.

    Age of 16 citizens apply for electronic passports, the guardian agrees to provide the applicant fingerprint information, public security exit-entry administration of institutions can be collected. "Due to lack of fingerprints of the applicant, damaged, unable to resist fingerprints and can not collect fingerprints.

    ” Add a after the third, 12th and 15th: "electronic passports to take encryption measures, ensure that electronic chip fingerprint information stored is limited to ordinary passport issuing authority read when the exit-entry Administration and frontier inspection bodies, certification, and use.

    ” Section four, 12th after the addition of an article, as the 16th: "the passport issuing authority, exit-entry frontier inspection organs and their staff work of exit-entry administration of a citizen's personal information should be kept confidential.

    ”

    Five, this decision shall take effect on March 1, 2012.

    People's Republic of China passports and management measures of exit-entry permits issued in accordance with this decision be revised and republished.

    Attachment: People's Republic of China passports and exit permits issued management 2011 (revised)

    (October 25, 2007 People's Republic of China Ministry of public security announced released December 20, 2011, the Ministry of public security, the 118th, 96th since March 1, 2012, the Ministry of public security on modifications of People's Republic of China passports and exit permits issued decision amendments to management)

    First in order to regulate the People's Republic of China passport and exit permit, examination and approval of applications for the issuance and management of security People's Republic of China citizens applying for passports and exit permits for rights, according to the People's Republic of China passports Act (hereinafter referred to as passport law) stipulates that these measures are formulated.

    Second approach applies to citizens to the exit-entry administration of public security institutions to apply for passports and exit permits.

    Article public security exit-entry administration institutions should refer to international technical standards, gradually extended to issue ordinary passports contain electronic chips (hereinafter referred to as e-passport) to improve Passport security.

    Electronic chip stores General Passport registration information and facial images, fingerprints of the holder of information and so on.

    Article citizens applying for passports should be by myself to the domicile public security exit-entry administration of local people's Governments at or above the county level, and submit the following authentic materials:

    (A) the recent Hat photos and a complete Chinese citizens going abroad for private (border) an application form (hereinafter referred to as the application form);

    (B) the copy of the identity card and residence booklet and; identity cards during receiving, renewal, replacement, can submit a copy of the temporary identity card and residence booklet and;

    (C) citizens under 16 years of age should be accompanied by their guardian and submitted the consent of their guardian to produce out of the country, guardian's identity card or a booklet, passport and photocopy;

    (D) staff members shall be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State, submitted my work unit or by the competent units in accordance with the permission and approval of personnel management issued by the agreed exit certificates;

    (E) the local people's Governments at the provincial level public security exit-entry administration of institutions reported to the Bureau of exit-entry Administration, and other materials as requested.

    Military applications for ordinary passports, in accordance with administrative rights approval formalities, by local people's Governments at or above the county level I units belonging to the station of exit-entry administration of public security institutions.

    Fifth, one of the following circumstances, local people's Governments at or above the county level to which citizens can domicile public security exit-entry administration of institutions applying for urgent processing passports, and submit the materials:

    (A) the funeral abroad, to visit critically ill patients;

    (B) near the start of term to study abroad;

    (C) the entry permit or visa is about to expire;

    (D) the local people's Governments at the provincial level public security exit-entry administration of institutions recognized by other emergency subject matter. Article sixth of exit-entry administration of public security agencies to accept electronic applications for ordinary passports of citizens 16 years of age and older should be collected the fingerprints of the applicant.

    Age of 16 citizens apply for electronic passports, the guardian agrees to provide the applicant fingerprint information, public security exit-entry administration of institutions can be collected.

    Applicant fingerprint is missing, damaged, unable to resist fingerprints and can not collect fingerprints. Seventh public security exit-entry Administration upon receipt of the application, shall ask the applicant.

    Application materials are complete and comply with the statutory format, it should be accepted on the spot; the application materials are incomplete or not in compliance with the statutory form, shall inform the applicants need a correction in its entirety. Article eighth of exit-entry administration of public security agencies to accept Passport applications, application materials should be submitted to the police who will have approval to issue the exit-entry Administration for approval.

    To meet the requirements of issuing, on behalf of the Bureau of exit-entry administration of issuing ordinary passports; does not meet the requirements will not be issued and should state the reason in writing to the applicant and inform the applicants have the right to apply for administrative reconsideration or bring an administrative lawsuit in accordance with law.

    Nineth ordinary passport holder of one of the following circumstances, local people's Governments at or above the county level can be domicile public security exit-entry Administration application to change raises, and submit the passport and copy of and the need for change raises matters of information:

    (A) the former name, traditional Chinese character name, foreign-language names, or non-standard names in pinyin;

    (B) the appearance changed, you need to make photos filling;

    (C) other circumstances as approved by the Bureau of exit-entry Administration.

    Article tenth has any of the following circumstances, ordinary passport holders can be domicile public security exit-entry administration of local people's Governments at or above the county level to apply for renewal of passport:

    (A) the visa is used;

    (B) less than six months of validity or maturity of six months or more but there is evidence that the validity period does not meet the requirements of the destination country;

    (C) other circumstances as approved by the Bureau of exit-entry Administration.

    11th citizens applying for renewal of passport, except as provided in this article fourth material, should submit their original passport and photocopy.

    Settle short to return home to apply for renewal of passport of foreign citizen, local people's Governments at or above the county level shall stay public security exit-entry Administration and submit original passport, settles in a foreign certificate and temporary residence temporary residence certificate issued by the public security organs and the copy. 12th ordinary passport is damaged, lost, stolen, to which citizens can domicile public security exit-entry administration of local people's Governments at or above the county level shall apply for a replacement.

    Application, except as provided in this article fourth of materials, the relevant documents shall be submitted:

    (A) because of damaged documents reissued, documents submitted to the damage and the damage reasons;

    (B) because of lost or stolen documents to apply for a replacement, submit the certificate of loss and lost or stolen notes.

    Citizens residing abroad short-term return to apply for a replacement passport, local people's Governments at or above the county level shall stay public security exit-entry Administration, apart from the corresponding material shall be submitted in accordance with the preceding paragraph shall submit residing abroad certificate and temporary residence temporary residence certificate issued by the public security organs and the copy. 13th public security exit-entry Administration for the citizens new, replacement when ordinary passport, original passport should be declared void.

    Issue ordinary passports, citizens should be cropped off the right corner of the original passport; original passport there is visiting the country on a valid entry permit can be cropped off the right corner of the back cover, cover, return himself. Article 14th citizens applying for passports or apply for passport change raises, renewal, replacement, the exit-entry administration of public security agencies should be issued from the date of receipt of the application materials in the 15th.

    The circumstances prescribed in the article fifth, public security exit-entry administration institutions shall, within five working days as of receipt of the application materials issued. In remote or inaccessible areas or due to exceptional circumstances and it fails to issue ordinary passports, after approval of the heads of local people's Governments at the provincial level public security exit-entry Administration, processing time may be extended to 30th.

    Remote or inaccessible areas of the range determined by the local people's Governments at the provincial level public security exit-entry Administration, reported to the Bureau of exit-entry Administration after filing disclosed.

    15th e-passport to take encryption measures to ensure that electronic chip fingerprint information stored is limited to ordinary passport issuing authority read when the exit-entry Administration and frontier inspection bodies, certification, and use.

    16th ordinary passport issuing authority, exit-entry frontier inspection organs and their staff work of exit-entry administration of a citizen's personal information should be kept confidential.

    17th claimant has any of the following circumstances, the exit-entry administration of public security agency does not issue ordinary passports:

    (A) does not have a People's Republic of China nationality;

    (B) failed to prove identity;

    (C) fraud in the application process;

    (D) the sentence serving;
(E) the Court shall notify the unresolved civil cases cannot be out of the country;

    (Vi) belonging to defendants in criminal cases or criminal suspects;

    (VII) relevant competent departments of the State Council after leaving the national security harm or causing significant damage to national interests.

    Citizens national (border) management subject to criminal punishment or for illegal entry, illegal residence and illegal employment was repatriated, exit-entry administration of public security agencies since its completion of penalty or to be repatriated within six months to three years of the date does not issue ordinary passports.

    Article 18th after public security exit-entry administration of institutions issuing ordinary passports, found this approach, the bearer of article 17th, may announce its passport void.

    Article 19th ordinary passport issued by the Public Security Bureau exit-entry Administration set aside approval of the passport issuing authority or by the exit-entry administration of public security institutions.

    Article 20th citizens engaged in border trade, border services, or participate in the State Council or the approval of the competent authorities of the border tours border tourism, I can approach the local people's Governments at or above the county level in the border area of exit-entry administration of public security institutions to apply for entry and exit permits, and from port under the Ministry of public security.

    Citizens engaged in border trade, border service, for which you can issue one-year multiple-entry valid or valid for three months an immigration entry and exit permits; participation of citizens by the State Council or approved by the competent authorities of the border tours border tourism, can be used for valid entry and exit permits issued three months on immigration.

    21st border region citizens applied for exit and entry permits, the materials should be submitted to the provisions of this article fourth.

    Non-citizens applied for exit and entry permits in the border areas, shall be submitted to the first paragraph of this article fourth part (a), (c), (d) and (e) provision of material, identity card or a booklet and a copy of, and associated with the reasons for applying the following information:

    (A) engaged in border trade, and submitted to the Administration for industry and commerce in the border area the relevant certificates issued by registered operators;

    (B) engaged in border tourism service, submitted by the National Tourism Administration approval of border tourism travel agents certificate of materials and my tour guide card;

    (C) to participate in border tourism, submitted by the National Tourism Administration approval of border tourism related materials issued by the tour. 22nd border area public security exit-entry administration institutions shall verify the entry-exit permit application materials submitted by the citizens.

    Have questions about the application materials submitted by non-citizens in the border area shall submit the domicile public security exit-entry administration agencies or verifying their respective units. 23rd entry-exit permits no change filling or replacement.

    Except for one-year multiple-entry outside the valid entry and exit permits, entry and exit permits will not be reissued.

    Article 24th 17th citizens to these measures as provided in article one of the exit-entry administration of public security agencies not to issue entry-exit permits.

    After 25th citizens receive passports, entry and exit permits, should the cardholder signature line to sign my name. Article 26th citizens renounce Chinese nationality, are holders of ordinary passports, entry and exit permits should be returned to the Public Security Bureau exit-entry Administration or People's Republic of China embassies, consulates or other institutions abroad commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Citizen who holds the permit for proceeding to Hong Kong and Macao to settle in Hong Kong and Macao, holders of ordinary passports should be returned to the Public Security Bureau exit-entry Administration.

    27th citizen application, renewal, replacement passport and apply for a change of a raise, submitted false information or materials obtained through illegal means, or fraudulent use of identity fraud passport, provided for in the 17th of the passport law.

    28th public security exit-entry administration institutions shall apply for ordinary passports, entry and exit permits of the basis, conditions, procedures, deadlines, fees, and required to submit all the materials list and application form model, announced at the reception site.

    29th the acceptance and approval of the exit-entry permit issuance procedures, issue of time, declared void, capture, model making, and producers, as well as penalties for related offences such as reference to the relevant provisions of the Passport. Article 30th, approved issuing ordinary passports, entry and exit permits of exit-entry administration of public security agencies should be established by the Ministry of public security, and to the public.

    To have one of the following public security exit-entry Administration, public security Ministry may suspend or terminate its ordinary passports, entry-exit permits, approvals issued right admissible, and exercised on his behalf accept, approve public security exit-entry administration of the right to issue:

    (A) because of changed circumstances is no longer accepting, approval conditions on ordinary passports, entry and exit permits issued;

    (B) the illegal acceptance, approval to issue ordinary passports, entry and exit permits;

    (C) other provisions the Ministry of public security should be suspended or discontinued, the right of approval issued.

    31st when the border area of the neighbouring country terrorism, plague or natural disasters as well as other circumstances as prescribed by the Ministry of public security, the Ministry of public security to suspend or terminate the border public security exit-entry Administration for exit-entry permits issued non-citizens in the border area.

    32nd public security exit-entry administration of institutions should be strictly in accordance with the price Administration Department under the State Council in conjunction with the standards stipulated by the financial Department of the State Council, ordinary passports, entry and exit permits registration fees charged. 33rd article this way come into force on March 1, 2012. Released on October 25, 2007 the People's Republic of China passports and exit permits issued Regulation (Ministry of public security, the 96th) repealed simultaneously. Before the implementation of these measures enacted by the Ministry of public security-related provisions inconsistent with these measures, is subject to this approach.