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Shenzhen Working Visa Application

Shenzhen Working Visa Service/Shenzhen Visa Process
Hotline: 86-755-82143512,

Working Visa or Employment Visa (Z Visa) is issued to an alien who comes to China for a post or employment, and his/her accompanying family members. All foreigners need a work visa to work in China. It is illegal to work without both a work visa and residence permit, and doing so can result in substantial fines and confiscation of illegal earnings for both employer and employee. Deportation and a re-entry ban is also a possible consequence. Obtaining a work visa is part of the process of applying for a residence permit. To get a work visa successfully, detailed information is needed to maintain well.

Conditions of Shenzhen Working Visa Application
1.Over 18 years old and in good health
2.with the necessary professional skills and work experience to do the job
3.With no criminal record
4.Have a defined employer
5.Hold a valid passport or passport can be replaced by other international travel documents

Documents Needed for Shenzhen Working Visa Application
1.Application form
2.Employment permit
3.Registration certificate
4.Organication code certificate
5.Common seal
6.Letter for explanation(Better to prepare)
7.Labol Contract/Working Card
8.Passport、Health Certificate(Better to prepare)、Two visa photos and photo receipt
9.Registration Form of Temporary Residence for Visitors(Not necessary if the address is not changed)

Basic Procedures for Shenzhen Working Visa Application
1.Sign the "Letter of Intent employment." with Chinese employers
2.Employer apply for the "Alien Employment Permit."to the local labor bureau
3.Employer issue "Work invitations(Visa notification letter)" and"Outer People employment permit. " to the foreigner
4.Foreigners apply for a work visa (ZVisa).with "job offer letter" "and the Alien Employment License" to the country Chinese embassies and consulates
5.After foreigners entering China, sign the "contract of employment." With the employer
6.The Employer shall apply for "employment permit."to The labor bureau within 15 working days"
7.Foreigners shall apply for "residence permit. within 30 days after entry, to the local public security organs.

Processing Time of Shenzhen Working Visa Application
According to the new regulations on Chinese visa application. It will take around one to two months to process the Shenzhen working visa. 

Renew the Employment Permit in Shenzhen
1.Goverment:Division of exit-entry administration of Shenzhen Public Security Beareau
2.Documents:Name list,Application Form,Passport,Labor Contract/Appointment letter/Working Card,Registration Certificate,The old Alien Employment Permit,Two colorful photos,residence registration paper, 
3. Report online, around 2-3 workdays. 

Additional Information on Shenzhen Working Visa Application
1. If the visa application form is not filled out completely, correctly and legibly, this can cause a delay in processing or refusal of the requested visa.
2. Z visa is valid for one entry, three months. The holder of a (Z) visa shall go through residential formalities in the local public security department within thirty days of entry into China.
3. Visa Officers may require some other relevant documents.
4.Any person suffering from a mental disorder, leprosy, AIDS, venereal diseases, contagious tuberculosis or other such infectious diseases shall not be permitted to enter China.

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