How to Get Your Degree Authenticated by China’s Ministry of Education

This article explains how to get your international degree authenticated by China’s Ministry of Education (MOE). Please note that degrees in this article refer to degrees issued by international universities outside China, not Chinese universities. To authenticate a Chinese degree is a different process that is not within the scope of this article. Foreign nationals …

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New National Regulation Concerning the Issuance of China Certificates of No Criminal Record to Foreign Nationals Is Taking Effect

The Provisions on the Handling of Criminal Record Check by Public Security Organs (in Chinese, 《公安机关办理犯罪记录查询工作规定》) drawn up by China’s Ministry of Public Security is coming into effect on Dec. 31, 2021. Some parts of the Provisions deal with the issuance of police certificates to foreign nationals. It is the first time in 30 years …

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Guide for Obtaining Your Certificate of No Criminal Record in Wuhan, China

This Guide is about how foreign nationals obtain a Certificate of No Criminal Record in Wuhan, China. On June 11, 2018, the Division of Exit and Entry Administration of Wuhan Public Security Bureau (PSB) issued a rule titled “Notice Regarding Further Clarification for Issuance of Certificates of No Criminal Record to Foreigners Living in Wuhan” …

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Guide for Obtaining Your Certificate of No Criminal Record in Chongqing, China

This Guide is about how foreign nationals obtain a Certificate of No Criminal Record in Chongqing, China. The certificate is also known as a police certificate/check/clearance in other countries. The procedures of Chongqing for getting a Certificate of No Criminal Record are similar to those of Beijing. An applicant or a third-party representative may apply …

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Guide for Obtaining Your Certificate of No Criminal Record in Dalian, China

This Guide is about how foreign nationals obtain a Certificate of No Criminal Record in Dalian, China. The certificate is also known as a police certificate/check/clearance in other countries. In August 2021, a significant change took place to the procedures for applying for Certificates of No Criminal Record in Dalian. Previously, foreign nationals only need …

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How to Get Documents Authenticated by Foreign Embassy/Consulate in China

Both Chinese citizens and foreign nationals who have lived in China may need to get China-issued civil documents authenticated by a foreign embassy/consulate in China for purposes of applying for study, immigration and work in the country which the embassy/consulate represents. China police certificates, China degree certificates and China graduation certificates are examples of common …

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Guide for Obtaining Your Certificate of No Criminal Record in Suzhou, China

This Guide is about how foreign nationals obtain a Certificate of No Criminal Record in Suzhou, China. The certificate is also known as a police certificate/check/clearance in other countries. According to a police officer we met in Suzhou, in Dec. 2020 Jiangsu Provincial Public Security issued a new regulation on Certificate of No Criminal Record …

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Guide for Obtaining Your Certificate of No Criminal Record in Sanya, China

This Guide is about how foreign nationals obtain a Certificate of No Criminal Record in Sanya, China. The certificate is also known as a police certificate/check/clearance in other countries. Where to apply? For foreign nationals, your application for a Certificate of No Criminal Record application should be filed with a local notary office in Sanya. …

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Guide for Obtaining Your Certificate of No Criminal Record in Xiamen, Fuzhou and the Other Cities of Fujian Province, China

In this article, we will briefly explain how a foreign national apply for a Certificate of No Criminal Record in Xiamen, Fuzhou, Quanzhou or any other city of Fujian Province, China. The certificate is also known as a police certificate/check/clearance in other countries. On Jan. 29, 2019, Fujian Provincial Public Department issued the Provisions for …

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China Temporary Residence Registration Form

What is a Temporary Residence Registration Form? According to China’s Exit-Entry Administration Law, if you are a foreign national or a resident of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan you need to register with a  hotel or a local police station within 24 hours of arriving in China. After you register, the police station or hotel …

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