In accordance with Law of the People's Republic of China on Control of the Entry and Exit of Aliens, aliens residing in China for long term shall abide by the following rules and regulations:
■ For residence in China, aliens must possess identification papers or residence certificates issued by the competent authorities of the Chinese Government.
■The term of validity of identification papers or residence certificates shall be determined according to the purposes of entry.
■Aliens residing in China shall submit their certificates to the local public security organs for examination within the prescribed period of time.
■Aliens who, in compliance with Chinese laws, find it necessary to establish prolonged residence in China for the purpose of investing in China or engaging in cooperative projects with Chinese enterprises or institutions in the economic, scientific, technological and cultural fields, or for other purposes, are eligible for prolonged or permanent residence in China upon approval by the competent authorities of the Chinese Government.
■Aliens who seek asylum for political reasons shall be permitted to reside in China upon approval by the competent authorities of the Chinese Government.
■Aliens who fail to abide by Chinese laws may have their period of stay in China curtailed or their status of residence in China annulled by the competent authorities of the Chinese Government.
■For a temporary overnight stay in China, aliens shall complete registration procedures pursuant to the relevant provisions.
■Aliens holding residence certificates who wish to change their place of residence in China must complete removal formalities pursuant to the relevant provisions.
■Aliens who have not acquired residence certificates or who are on a study program in China may not seek employment in China without permission of the competent authorities of the Chinese Government.
■An alien wishing to travel to cities or counties closed to aliens shall apply in advance for a travel permit to the public security bureau of the city or county where he/she stays and may proceed there only with permission. To apply for a travel permit, the following procedures must be completed:
□Submit passport or residence certificate for examination;
□ Provide papers supporting the purposes of travel;
□ Fill in a travel application form.
■An alien's travel permit shall be valid for one year at the most, and may not exceed the period of validity of his/her visa or residence certificate.
■An alien who, after obtaining a travel permit, wishes to extend its validity, tour more places closed to aliens or increase the number of accompanying persons shall apply to the public security bureau for extension or alteration.
■Aliens shall not enter places closed to aliens without permission.
Entry and Exit Management Office of Yunnan Provincial Department of Public Security
Kunming Customs District
Entry and Exit Management Office of Kunming Public Security Bureau