Guide to Applying for Police Certificates in Fujian Province

In this article, we will briefly explain how a foreign national apply for a China police certificate in Xiamen, Fuzhou, Quanzhou or any other cities of Fujian Province. On Jan. 29, 2019, Fujian Provincial Public Department issued the Regulations for Fujian Public Security Police Stations on Issuance of Certificates of No Criminal Record (Trial Implementation) …

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China Temporary Residence Registration Form for Foreigner

What is a Temporary Residence Registration Form for Foreigner? 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 …

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Guide to Applying for a Police Certificate in Chengdu

Local authorities in Chengdu are among the earliest who issued publicly available rules governing the issuance of police certificates to foreign nationals. Chengdu issued the rules in 2016, Shanghai 2016, Guangdong Province 2019, Beijing 2019, Fujian Province 2019. You can find the Chengdu rules on the website of Chengdu Public Security Bureau at http://cdcrj.chengdu.gov.cn/cdcrj/c112386/2016-09/08/content_c27787a93f4a43f5a8969a14e61cbde4.shtml. In …

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New Regulation for Police Certificate Applications in Guangdong Province

A new regulation, titled Provisions of Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department Regarding the Application for and Handling of Certificates of No Criminal Record (the “New Regulation”), will come into effect on March 1st, 2019. Any prior rules regarding the same matter will be replaced by the new regulations. Note that Certificate of No Criminal Record …

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How to Apply for a China Police Certificate in General

Immigration authorities of the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. have provided instructions about how to apply for a China police certificate, also known as a police clearance certificate or certificate of no criminal record. However, these instructions may be too general to follow. In this article, I will explain how you can …

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What a China Police Certificate Looks Like

China police certificate is also known as Certificate of No Criminal Record/Conviction. A non-Chinese citizen who has lived in China may need a China police certificate for purposes of immigration, job application, adoption or school admission. Most China police certificates are used in connection with popular migration destinations such as the United States, Canada, Australia …

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Guide to Applying for a China Police Certificate in Shanghai

There are more foreigners living in Shanghai than any other city in China. Correspondingly, the city has seen a high demand for police certificates, aks certificates of no criminal record. In this article, I will discuss how a foreign national in Shanghai who is not a citizen of China apply for a China police certificate, …

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