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Guilin University of Technology
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Visa & Residence Permit

Contents

Visa Programmes

Visa and Residence Permit's Application & Extension

The procedure for re-entry visa or visa extension

Penalties pertaining to violating residence Regulations

Regarding lost passports

How to apply issuance

 

>Visa Programmes 

Residence permit and all kinds of visas

     X visa: Study visa, suitable for foreigners who come to study in China for six months or more. Usually this is applied for by submitting form jw201 or JW202, as well as the Admission notice, to the Chinese embassy or consulate in the foreigner's country. Any student holding an X visa must apply for a foreigner residence permit within 30 days of entering China, or be subject to penalties;

     F visa: Visiting visa, suitable for students taking refresher courses or doing practicums of six months or less. this visa can be applied for by submitting form or JW202, as well as the Admission notice, to the Chinese embassy or consulate in the foreigner's country. the f visa duration of validity begins when the foreigner enters China. It may be extended, at most, three months at a time. The longest allowable extension extends to fifteen days after completion of study. The longest stay possible for a foreigner with an f visa is one year.

     L visa: Tourist visa, suitable for tourists. Usually foreigners holding l visas may not enroll for study. Those with special reasons must receive approval from the entry and exit visa administrative office of the Guilin public security bureau before applying for the residence permit;

     Foreigner residence permit: Foreigners studying more than half a year in China must apply for the residence permit. Foreigners can apply for residence permits valid from a half to five years;

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>Visa and Residence Permit's Application & Extension

     Those who meet the requirements for visa, residence permit application or extension must come to the office of the College of International Education twenty days in advance to print (or fill out) the foreigner visa (residence) application form and receive the official seal;

     Take passport, form JW202 and foreigner visa (residence) application form to the entry and exit visa administrative office of the Guilin Public Security Bureau to apply for the extension of visa or the residence permit, and pay the processing fee (about 500—1,000 RMB);

     One week after applying, go to the entry and exit visa administrative office of the Guilin public security bureau to pick up the passport and residence permit.

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>The procedure for re-entry visa or visa extension

• If you do not have the residence card and want to return to your Home country or travel to a third country during your study at the school, you need to apply for a re-entry visa in advance to be able to enter China again. If you want to continue your study in China after the expiry of your visa, you should apply for a visa extension.

• If you want to apply for a re-entry visa or a visa extension you should go to the office of enrollment of the College of International Education at least 15 days in advance with your passport and residence card for a testimonial.

• You should present the testimonial together with your passport and residence card to the entry and exit visa administrative office of the Guilin public security bureau for the relevant procedures.

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>Penalties pertaining to violating residence Regulations

     An X-visa holder who has not applied for a residence permit within thirty days of arrival, or a holder of an F-visa or a residence card who has not applied for an extension before the visa's expiration date, is residing illegally. In dealing with students residing illegally, the public security bureau will issue a warning in accordance with "Rules Governing the implementation of the law of the people's republic of China on the entry and exit of foreigners", or fine the student 500 RMB for every day of illegal residence (total fine not to exceed 5,000 RMB), or detain him/her for a period of three to ten days; Serious offenders will be ordered to leave the country within a specified period;

     All information registered on the foreigner residence permit (name, identity, place of employment, residence address, etc.) cannot be altered arbitrarily. If there have been changes from the information on the foreigner residence permit, the permit holder must register the changes at the local public security bureau within ten days. Otherwise, he/she will be issued a warning, or fined up to 500 RMB; Serious offenders will be ordered to leave the country within a specified period;

     When necessary, the public security bureau will notify foreigners to present their foreigner residence permits to the entry and exit visa administrative office for inspection. Students should present their permits before the appointed time. Those who disobey the above rules may receive a warning or a fine of up to 500 RMB; Serious offenders will be ordered to leave the country within a specified period.

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>Regarding lost passports

     International students who lose their passports during their residence in China should complete the following procedures:

     Report the loss to the local public security bureau where the passport was lost;

     Report the loss to the entry and exit visa administrative office of the Guilin public security bureau and pick up certificate of passport loss;

     Go to the embassy of the student concerned to apply for a new passport;

     Proceed to the entry and exit visa administrative office of the Guilin public security bureau to conduct visa and residence permit procedures. 

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>How to apply issuance

      International students who are studying at Guilin University of Technology should carry insurance.

• If you have already bought international insurance in your Home country, please submit a photocopy of the relevant documents to the school for a record;

• If you have not bought international insurance in your Home country, the school will provide insurance at the registration. The insurance premium will be supported by the students.

• College of International Education would help you to apply insurance at the beginning of your study at GUT.

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