Guide to Applying for a China Police Certificate in Tianjin

Around Sept. 2017, the Division of Exit and Entry Administration of Tianjin Public Security Bureau (PSB) replaced Tianjin Criminal Science & Technology Research Institute to be the government entity that police certificates to foreigners, aka Certificate of No Criminal Record. Since then, the PSB has slightly changed the application procedures. For example, the PSB no …

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Guide to Applying for a Police Certificate in Shenzhen

The government of Shenzhen is probably the first one that implements uniform requirements across the city for issuance of police certificates to foreigners. On March 13, 2014, the Office of No Criminal Record Certificate of Shenzhen Public Security Bureau (PSB) was officially founded. Never have we seen in another city an entire police department designated …

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Guide to Applying for a Police Certificate in Beijing

Starting December 1, 2019, new rules governing the issuance of police certificates to foreigners in Beijing came into effect. While the new rules provide more transparency, the procedures and requirements now are a little bit more complicated than before. The previous “one-stop” service is no longer available. Under the new rules, applicants must go to …

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