Guide to Applying for a Police Clearance Certificate in Beijing

The required documents for applying for a foreigner’s Police Clearance Certificate in Beijing are a lot more simplified than most of the other cities. If you ever tried to legally get a PCC from Shanghai, you will understand what I am talking about. In this article, I will provide a general guide about the procedures …

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Guide to Applying for a China Police Clearance 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 clearance certificates (PCC). In this article, I will discuss how people who are not citizen of China apply for China police clearance certificates in Shanghai. Where to Apply Unlike many other cities …

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Guide to Applying for China Consular Authentication

When you apply for a China visa, residence permit or police certificate, you may be asked to provide some documents issued by authorities in the country of your nationality, such as passports, marriage certificates, diplomas, etc. Furthermore, you may be required to get these documents authenticated by a China Consulate. China consular authentication is placing …

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Guide to Applying for a Police Clearance Certificate in Guangzhou

This is a guide for people who are not citizens of China, regarding how to apply for a China police clearance certificate in Guangzhou, for purposes of immigration, employment or school admission. Police clearance certificate is alson known as certificate of no criminal record. On March 1, 2019, a new regulation governing PCC applications in …

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New Regulation for Police Clearance 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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Validity of China Police Clearance Certificates for Immigration Purposes

China issuing authorities impose no period of validity. There’s no set period of time for which a China police clearance certificate (PCC) is considered to be valid. A completed certificate only shows its date of issuance. Compare how immigration authorities consider a certificate valid. Although China authorities put no expiry on police clearance certificates, immigration …

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How to Apply for a China Police Clearance Certificate

Immigration authorities of U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and U.K. have provided instructions about how to apply for a China police clearance certificate. However, these instructions may be too general to follow. In this article, I will explain how you can get the certificate with more details. Where to Apply China does not issue national …

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