Application for employment permit

Instructions for Applying for Alien Employment Permit

December 27, 2016 |

1.Scope of application: Applying for Alien Employment Permit.

2.Time limit for acceptance: as stated in certain regulations

3.Statutory time limit:

4.Inquiry telephone number: 62435194

5.Complaints telephone number: 52669999

 

Other:

1. Scope of application: Applying for Alien Employment Permit.

2. Authority: Employment Promotion Center of Putuo District, Shanghai

Office address and business hours

Authority: Employment Promotion Center of Putuo District, Shanghai

Address: No. 1036, Wuning Road, Putuo District

Telephone number: 62435194

Business hours from Monday to Friday: 9:00-11:30, 13:30-16:30

 

Requirements for Applicant:

RULES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF FOREIGNERS IN CHINA Promulgated jointly by the Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of the People's Republic of China

L.B.F.(1996) No.29                                                  

Article 7 Any foreigners seeking employment in China shall meet the following conditions:

(1)18 years of age or older and in good health;                                   

(2) With professional skills and job experience required for the work of intended employment;                                                       

(3) With no criminal record;                                                 

(4) A clearly-defined employer;                                        

(5) With valid passport or other international travel document in lieu of the passport (hereinafter referred to as the "Travel Document").

Documents Required for Application:

1.Documents Format

Unless noted otherwise, application documents shall be provided in written form.

All prints or photocopies shall be A4-sized. (applicants shall not use waste paper)

2.Documents List

 

No.

Title

Original document

Copies

Paper/E-paper

Requirements

1

 Health report

0

1

 

Health certificate issued by Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau (valid for six months from the date of issuance.)

2

 Passport and work visa

1

1

 

valid passport and visa

3

Valid labor contract signed by the employer and the foreigner to be employed

0

1

 

If the labor contract is signed with an overseas employer and the payment is from overseas, the copy of labor dispatch certificate made by the overseas employer is needed. (This certificate should include the name of the employer, dispatch period, the name of the employer in Shanghai, job description and payment conditions, and it should be signed and sealed by the labor dispatch service provider.

4

Photo

3

0

 

2-inch recently-taken bareheaded photos

 

 

 

Legal Basis

RULES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF FOREIGNERS IN CHINA Promulgated jointly by the Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of the People's Republic of China

L.B.F.(1996) No.29

Article 8   Foreigners seeking employment in China shall hold the Employment Visas for their entry(In case of agreement for mutual exemption of visas,the agreement shall prevail), and may work within Chinese territory only after they obtain the Employment Permit for Foreigner (hereinafter referred to as the "Employment Permit") and the foreigner residence certificate.

Procedures and Responding Time for Application

1. The authority will issue an Administration Permission Receipt to the applicant after the

employer submitting the documents required for the Employment Permit according to regulations;

2. The authority will verify the documents and notify the employer whether the application is approved and the exact time to acquire the certificate in five working days;

3. The employer may visit online application website to inquire about the result of any application in five working days. (Visit the website of the Municipal Human Resources & Social Security Bureau http//: www.12333sh.gov.cn; Choose "Online Application” “Application for Employers”-"Overseas Personnel”)

4.The foreigner shall apply for the residence permit to Shanghai Exit/Entry Administration Bureau by presenting Employment Permit and Employment Registration Form of Foreign Employees in China and other documents requested by the certificate issuing authority

Download:Employment Registration Form of Foreign Employees in China.doc