China Talents Visa R

外籍高层次人才类
I. Applicant Eligibility
  1. Foreign high level talents certified by Organization Department of Beijing Municipal Party Committee, Foreign Experts Affairs or Human Resources and Social Security authorities of Beijing Municipal government.
  2. Senior industry professionals who are employed by the enterprises certified by science and technology authority of Beijing Municipal Government.
  II. Supporting Documents and Relative Requirement
  1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.
  2. Completely filled VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo. Please fill in the application form in black ink or sign pen.
  3. Valid accommodation registration of the applicant obtained from local police station or hotel of present residence.
  4. Employment permit and certificate issued by foreign experts affairs or human resources and social security authorities of Beijing Municipal government, or Alien Employment Permit, Foreign Experts Certificate etc..
  5. Certificate of foreign high level talent issued by the following authorities: Organization Department of Beijing Municipal Party Committee, Foreign Experts Affairs or Human Resources and Social Security authorities of Beijing Municipal government, and invitation letter from the local host organization. Or provide the employment contract and Guarantee Letter from the employment enterprise which is certified by Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission.
  6. Certification letter from the employer.
  7. Foreigners who apply for residence permit for the first time shall submit health certificate issued by Beijing Entry-Exit Health and Quarantine Department (Beijing International Travel Health Care Center ).
  8. Other supporting materials that the Exit-Entry Administration Department may require.
  ⅢTimeline for Application
  The applicant could apply for an employment based residence permit with validity of no longer than 5 year, with the remark as “Talent”.
  Ⅳ Points for Attention
  1. The applicant shall go through a face-to-face interview. However, the host organization or relevant particular service agency may submit the application on behalf of the applicant ( the trustee's ID and a copy are required ), in case the applicant is aged above 60, or inconvenient to travel due to disability or illness, or high level and exceptional ability talents qualified as much-needed of the state, or the applicant wants to renew the employment based residence permit. Nonetheless, if the Exit-Entry Administration Department notifies the applicant that an interview is necessary, the applicant must go through the interview personally.
  2. For the above-stated materials, the original documents need to be verified, and submit the copies.
  3. Any application materials in foreign language (except English) should be translated into Chinese by qualified translation Company before submission.
  4. Applicant who doesn't nullify cancel China's household registration should apply after the cancellation of household registration. The relevant cancellation certificate issued by local police station of the registration shall be submitted if the Exit-entry Administration Department considers it necessary.
  5. Relevant rules please refer to No. 23 Notice of the Regulations on Foreigners’ Visa Application.
  The right to interpret this Instruction shall reside in the Exit-entry Administration Department of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, and all the rights of modification are reserved.
2016年度北京科创企业清单(公布版)

外籍团队技术成员创业类
II. Supporting Documents and Relative Requirement
  1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.
  2. Completely filled VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo. Please fill in the application form in black ink or sign pen.
  3. Valid accommodation registration of the applicant obtained from local police station or hotel of present residence.
  4. First-time applicant enterprises shall provide detail information, official seal ( sample of seal ) and signature of person in charge ( sample of signature ) to be filed for reference.
  5. Employment permits holders shall provide the following documents:
  a. Employment permit and certificate issued by foreign experts affairs or human resources and social security authorities of Beijing Municipal
government, or Alien Employment Permit, Foreign Experts Certificate etc..
  b. Guarantee letter from the employer enterprise in Zhongguancun Science Park.
  6. Non-employment-permits-holders shall provide the following documents:
  a. Certification letter from Administrative Committees of Zhongguancun Science Park or its sub-parks.
  b. Employment contract and guarantee letters from the new business team or enterprises in Zhongguancun Science Park   7. Foreigners over 18 years who apply for residence permit for the first time shall submit health certificate issued by Beij
ing Entry-Exit Health and Quarantine Department ( Beijing International Travel Health Care Center).
  8. Other supporting materials that the Exit-Entry Administration Department may require.
  Ⅲ Timeline for Application
  1. Employment permits holders could apply for for an employment based residence permit with validity of no longer than 5 year, which shall be no less than 180 days for the first-time applicant.
  2. Non-employment-permits-holders could apply for a private business based residence permits ( with remark “创业”) with validity of no longer than 5 year, which shall be no less than 180 days for the first-time applicant.
  ⅣPoints for Attention
  1. The applicant shall go through a face-to-face interview.
  2. For the above-stated materials, the original documents need to be verified, and submit the copies.
  3. Any application materials in foreign language (except English) should be translated into Chinese by qualified translation Company before submission.
  4. Applicant who doesn’t nullify cancel China's household registration should apply after the cancellation of household registration. The relevant cancellation certificate issued by local police station of the registration shall be submitted if the Exit-entry Administration Department considers it necessary.
  5. Relevant rules please refer to No. 23 Notice of the Regulations on Foreigners’ Visa Application.   The right to interpret this Instruction shall reside in the Exit-entry Administration Department of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, and all the rights of modification are reserved.


外籍华人创业类
II. Supporting Documents and Relative Requirement
  1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.
  2. Completely filled VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo. Please fill in the application form in black ink or sign pen.
  3. Valid accommodation registration of the applicant obtained from local police station or hotel of present residence.
  4. First-time applicant enterprises shall provide detail information, official seal ( sample of seal ) and signature of person in charge ( sample of signature ) to be filed for reference.
  5.Applicant need to submit documents could prove that he used to have Chinese Nationality such as Chinese Passport, China’s household registration, ID Card etc.; or submit the Foreign Nationals of Chinese Origin Certification Letter form The Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality.
  6. Employment permits holders shall provide the following documents:
  a. Employment permit and certificate issued by foreign experts affairs or human resources and social security authorities of Beijing Municipal government, or Alien Employment Permit, Foreign Experts Certificate etc..
  b. Guarantee letter from the employer enterprise in Zhongguancun Science Park.
  7. Non-employment-permits-holders shall provide the following documents to apply for private business based residence permits ( with remark “人才” as Talent ):
  a. Certification letter on starting new business in Zhongguancun Science Park from the Administrative Committees of Zhongguancun Science Park or its sub-parks.
  b. Detail plan or certification documents of starting new business.
  8. Foreigners over 18 years who apply for residence permit for the first time shall submit health certificate issued by Beijing Entry-Exit Health and Quarantine Department ( Beijing International Travel Health Care Center).
  9. Other supporting materials that the Exit-Entry Administration Department may require.
  Ⅲ Timeline for Application
  1. Employment permits holders could apply for for an employment based residence permit with validity of no longer than 5 year, which shall be no less than 180 days for the first-time applicant.
  2. Non-employment-permits-holders could apply for a private business based residence permits ( with remark “创业”) with validity of no longer than 5 year, which shall be no less than 180 days for the first-time applicant.
  ⅣPoints for Attention
  1. The applicant shall go through a face-to-face interview.
  2. For the above-stated materials, the original documents need to be verified, and submit the copies.
  3. Any application materials in foreign language (except English) should be translated into Chinese by qualified translation Company before submission.
  4. Applicant who doesn’t nullify cancel China's household registration should apply after the cancellation of household registration. The relevant cancellation certificate issued by local police station of the registration shall be submitted if the Exit-entry Administration Department considers it necessary.
  5. Relevant rules please refer to No. 23 Notice of the Regulations on Foreigners’ Visa Application.
  The right to interpret this Instruction shall reside in the Exit-entry Administration Department of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, and all the rights of modification are reserved.

创新创业外国人类
I. Applicant Eligibility
  1. Overseas students who have graduated from universities in China and are willing to start a new business in Beijing.
  2. Foreigners who are planning for investment or the start-up of innovative enterprises in Beijing.
  II. Supporting Documents and Relative Requirement
  1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.
  2. Completely filled VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo. Please fill in the application form in black ink or sign pen.
  3. Valid accommodation registration of the applicant obtained from local police station or hotel of present residence.
  4. Other supporting documents for overseas graduates who are planning for starting new business in Beijing:
  a. Application letter from the applicants or their employer.
  b. Diploma of colleges and universities in China that the applicants graduate from.
  c. Official documents from relevant government authorities that confirming the applicant’s new business and innovations.
  5. Other supporting documents for foreigner graduates in China who are planning for investment or the start-up of innovative enterprises:
  a. Application letter from the applicant and the business plan.
  b. Certificate of Deposit from bank in China ( No less than RMB 50,000 Yuan ).
  c. One the following supplementary documents are to be provided:
  i. Certificate(s) of intellectual property rights or patent in China or abroad which are owned by the applicant ( Intellectual property rights or patent abroad shall be certified by local embassies or consulates of China.)
  ii. Reference letter from relevant government authorities on applicant’s investment in Beijing.
  iii. Letters of invitation and guarantee issued by local host organization or partner. The host organization shall provide tax certificate of the previous year ( No less than RMB 50,000 Yuan ). The partner in Beijing shall provide No Criminal Certificate in China ( issued within the last 6 months )
  6. Foreigners who are over 18 years and apply for residence permit for the first time shall submit health certificate issued by Beijing Entry-Exit Health and Quarantine Department ( Beijing International Travel Health Care Center ).
  7. Other supporting materials that the Exit-Entry Administration Department may require.
  Ⅲ Timeline for Application
  1. The foreign graduates in China could apply for a residence permit with validity of no longer than 5 years.
  2. Foreigners of investment or starting innovative business in Beijing could apply for a residence permit with validity of no longer than 2 years.
  3. For first-time applicants, the term shall be no less than 180 days.
  Ⅳ Points for Attention
  1. The applicant shall go through a face-to-face interview.
  2. Foreigner graduates in China may apply for employment based residence permits according to relevant provisions after employed by eligible organization or enterprise in Beijing when engaging new innovative business.
  3. For the above-stated materials, the original documents need to be verified, and submit the copies.
  4. Any application materials in foreign language (except English) should be translated into Chinese by qualified translation Company before submission.
  5. Applicant who doesn’t nullify cancel China's household registration should apply after the cancellation of household registration. The relevant cancellation certificate issued by local police station of the registration shall be submitted if the Exit-entry Administration Department considers it necessary.
  6. Relevant rules please refer to No. 23 Notice of the Regulations on Foreigners’ Visa Application.
  The right to interpret this Instruction shall reside in the Exit-entry Administration Department of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, and all the rights of modification are reserved.

外籍青年学生类
II. Supporting Documents and Relative Requirement
  1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.
  2. Completely filled VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo. Please fill in the application form in black ink or sign pen.
  3. Valid accommodation registration of the applicant obtained from local police station or hotel of present residence.
  4. First-time applicant enterprises shall provide detail information, official seal ( sample of seal ) and signature of person in charge ( sample of signature ) to be filed for reference.
  5. Reference letter of studentship from overseas university.
  6. Certification letter on the applicant’s internship in Zhongguancun Science Park from Administrative Committees of Zhongguancun Science Park or its sub-parks.
  7. Certification on activity details of the applicant’s internship from the host enterprise in Zhongguancun Science Park.
  8. Other supporting materials that the Exit-Entry Administration Department may require.
  Ⅲ Timeline for Application
  The applicant could apply for an S ( short term private business ) visa renewal with validity of no longer than 3 months, the stay duration of less than 180 days and one or two times of entries.
  Ⅳ Points for Attention
  1. The applicant shall go through a face-to-face interview.
  2. For the above-stated materials, the original documents need to be verified, and submit the copies.
  3.Any application materials in foreign language (except English) should be translated into Chinese by qualified translation Company before submission.
  4. Applicant who doesn’t nullify cancel China's household registration should apply after the cancellation of household registration. The relevant cancellation certificate issued by local police station of the registration shall be submitted if the Exit-entry Administration Department considers it necessary.
  5. Relevant rules please refer to No. 23 Notice of the Regulations on Foreigners’ Visa Application.
  The right to interpret this Instruction shall reside in the Exit-entry Administration Department of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, and all the rights of modification are reserved.