Application for employment permit

Foreigners’ Working Permit Application Guide

December 27, 2016 |

Scope of application: The guide can be applied to alter the foreigner’s position, employer’s name, document serial number, address and nationality in the foreigner’s working permit as well as the make-up application after losing the permit, applications to revoke the permit or applications to register the permit in another location after the foreigner’s relocation.

Time limit for acceptance: as stated in certain regulations

Statutory time limit:

Inquiry Telephone Number: 6243-5194

Complaints telephone number: 5266-9999

Others

1, Scope of application

The guide can be applied to alter the foreigner’s position, document serial, address and nationality as well as employer’s name on the foreigner’s working permit as well as the make-up application after losing the permit, applications to revoke the permit or applications to register the permit in another location after the foreigner’s relocation.

2, Authority

Employment Promotion Center of Putuo District, Shanghai

Office address and business hours

Authority: Employment Promotion Center of Putuo District, Shanghai

1. Address: No. 1036, Wuning Road, Putuo District

2. Telephone number: 62435194

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

Application requirements:

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 22, If foreigners have altered their positions, passport number, nationality and home address during their employment in Shanghai, their employers should timely bring relevant paper work to alter their employment permit at the city’s labor bureau.

Article 24, If employers lose or damage foreigners’ employment permit certificate or foreigners lose or damage their work permits during employment in the city, they should go to the municipal labor bureau immediately to apply for make-up permit or replacement permit. If employment permit certificate or work permit is lost, they should also put up a notice to claim the revoking of the certificate or permit on Jiefang Daily, Wenhui Daily or Xinmin Evening News.

Documents Required for Application:

1. Documents format

Unless noted otherwise, application documents shall be provided in written form. All prints and photocopies shall be A4-sized. (Applicants shall not use waste paper.)

2. Documents list

Serial number

name of material

Genuine

copy

Photocopy

Hand copy/soft copy

demands

1

Altering application form

1

0

 

State reasons and contents for altering. The form should carry a official seal

2

Altered business license or registration certificate

0

1

 

Replaced as the legal representative or chief representative

3

relevant credential proof

0

1

 

Photocopy of Relevant credential proof are offered to prove the applicant’s new position

4

the approval document to rename the company or representative office

0

1

 

Industry and commerce, regional government or supervisor which issued the approval document to rename the company or representative office

5

Passport

0

1

 

The altered and valid passport

6

New accommodation proof for new address

0

1

 

Issued by regional public security authorities or relevant departments

 

 
 
 

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 4

All provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities’ people’s government’s labor administration as well as cities’ labor authorities representing their delegation of power manage foreigner’s employment in China.

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 extension according to regulations;

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

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)

Download:Application form to revoke or relocate foreigner’s work permit.pdf