Questions tagged [china]

Living in China as an expatriate

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I was born in Canada to Chinese parents who have not settled abroad. I'm now 22 years old. Can I apply for a Chinese passport?

I was born in Canada to parents who are Chinese nationals and who have not settled abroad. Under Article 5 of the Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China (quoted below), that means I am a ...
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Is it possible to convert Chinese business visa to work visa in China?

If a Russian citizen is currently living in China on a business visa, is it possible to convert to a work visa without leaving the country? Even if you do have to leave the country to "activate" the ...
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How can I learn Cantonese in Guangdong?

I'm looking for a way to learn Cantonese in Guangdong. But I have not been able to find a language school offered by universities that teach Cantonese, although that is common for Mandarin. The only ...
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China Z visa: what happens if I quit the job during probation period?

I have changed my plans and I don't want to work in China. It is my probation period and I want to quit in 3 days. I did not get a residence permit and I came here on the 10th of October with a Z visa....
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China Driver's License with Expiered Original

This answer lists out the requirements for a Chinese driver's license saying: You will need your ... driver's license from your country in original and copy Does it matter if said license is ...
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X2 Visa for Chinese Course in Shanghai as an Australian?

I'm interested in taking Chinese lessons in Shanghai, China for a 6 month period. I have paid for the lessons and been issued a "Letter of Acceptance" (potentially different from an "Admission Notice")...
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China Permanent residence expiration

Please how many days can I be allowed to stay in china after my resident permit expires, can I stay 5 more days
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Can I create another bank account in a different branch in China?

I already have a few Chinese bank accounts (ICBC, Construction Bank, and China Merchants Bank). But all of them were opened in Shanghai, and I want to create a new account in different cities. So can ...
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Cancelling China residence permit

I work for the same company, but based in US now. I left China without cancelling the residence permit. I need a business visa to travel there, but now I am told that I need to cancel the permit first....