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Foreign children residence permit application

Updated: 2014-06-29

Foreign children under 18 years old living in Changsha should answer relevant questions and provide the following certificates when applying for a residence permit.

1, Fill in the Foreigner Visa and Residence Permit Application Form and Overseas Personnel Supplement Information Table with black ink;

2, A recent one-inch full-faced and hat-free photo with white background;

3, Applicant's valid passport (basic information page, visa page and recent entry stamp page);

4, Temporary Accommodation Information Registration Form and its photocopy at local police station or hotels in network with exit and entry management department;

5, Foreign children's birth certificate;

6, Foreign parents’ passports or Chinese parent’s passport and their overseas settlement proof photocopy;

7, Foreign parents’ power of attorney (Power of attorney shall name the supporter or guardian, and age limit for entrusted care).

8, ID card and Changsha household registration certificate, or proof of residency for more than six months of the domestic supporter or guardian;

9, Notarized entrusted care certificate;

10, Other materials the public security organ thinks it might be necessary to submit.

Note: 

Original certificates and their photocopies are required. Relevant evidence issued by foreign institutions must be authenticated by the Chinese embassies and consulates and be translated into Chinese with translation company's seal. Foreigners whose Chinese registered permanent residence is not cancelled or who still have Chinese citizenship should have either certificate annulled before application.

Foreigners who need to stay in Changsha for more than six months can apply for foster care residency permit with validity no more than two years, and can have the permit renewed if they still meet relevant legal requirements and offer relevant materials. If foster care relationship has expired, the exit and entry management department might refuse the permit renewal.

Foreigners applying for L visa should follow the Foreign Visa management procedure.

Time limit for getting the certificate: Five working days if all materials are in place, excluding time for investigation.

Address: No 2 Fenglinyi Road, Yingwan town, Changsha city (4th floor, Hexi Traffic Police Building’s Skirt Building)