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1.International Students Visa Affairs

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1. Visa Application Process

In order to manage your residence permit and visa procedure, all foreign students must take the following materials to our visa office at least 15 days before your visa expiry date.

(1) The tuition invoice (applying to self-supported students and certain scholarship students)

(2) JW202 Table (Visit the visa office to obtain your JW202 or JW201 table)

(3) Receipt of your photo registration/ photo gathering registration receipt

(4) The original and a photocopy of your accommodation registration certificates.

ChengGong Campus

Students live on campus can visit the dormitory management office to receive a “residence certificate”. Then, take your passport and “residence certificate” to the Wujiaying Police Station for residence registration and receive a "residence registration certificate”;

Students live outside the campus need to contact your landlord for a copy of the leasing contract. Bring your passport, the copy of the leasing contract and two passport photos to Wujiaying Police Station for residence registration and receive the "residence registration certificate”.

121 campus

Students live on campus can visit the dormitory management office to receive a “residence certificate”. Then take your passport and “residence certificate” to the 2nd floor of the Experts Apartment near the West school gate(侧门) for issuing the "residence registration certificate”;

Students live outside the campus need to contact your apartment owner for a copy of the leasing contract. Bring your passport, the copy of leasing contract and two passport photos to the District Police Station for residence registration and receive "residence registration certificate”.

Note: Working hours of the Police Stations is: 9:00am- 11:00 am; 1:00pm-5:00 pm.

(5) The foreigners’ visa application forms

Please ask the visa office for Foreigners’ Visa Application Form and fill up item 1-3 with black pens. Make sure you submit the correct information.

(6) The Letter of Admission

New students need to take The Letter of Admission to school in order to apply for your visa. Contact the visa office immediately once you lose this letter. (Students with Residence Permit do not need The Letter of Admission)

(7) Passport, personal information page, latest visa page, latest entry page. (Important: photocopy of the personal information page, the latest visa page and the latest entry page are also required)

(8) Fees for visa application

X2 Visa

Students with Travel Visa (L) can only apply for Study Visa (X2) if the study period is less than 180 days. The X2 visa provides no entry and exit permission, it will be expired once you leave People’s Republic of China. The application fee for Study Visa (X2) is RMB160.

X1 Visa

Students with X1 Visa can only apply for Residence Permit.

Residence Permit

Students must apply for Residence Permits if the study time is more than 180 days. Residence Permit provides multiple exit and entry permission. Fee for applying Residence permit is RMB400.

Note:

1) The visa processing usually takes 20 working days after the Kunming City Exit and Entry Administration receives all required materials, it could be delayed in special cases.

2) Use A4 papers to copy your materials.

3) Students are fully responsible for understanding? The procedure of visa changes or visa extensions according to the regulations. According to Chinese laws, visa expiration fine is 500 yuan a day and the maximum fine is 20000 yuan).

2. The Visa Interview

Once you have submitted all the required visa materials, please fill in the Visa Interview Confirmation Form and make an interview appointment with our faculties in visa office. We will notify you the time of the interview.

The interview office is located on the third floor of the Kunming Bureau of Exit and Entry Administration Office. Our faculties will meet you there and lead you to finish the interview. (The interview usually takes one hour)

3. Important Notes

 (1) Passport replacement

If your passport is going to expire soon, please renew your passport from your embassies or consulates in China. Once you have received your new passport, Visit our faculties in the visa office within 5 days in order to manage the new visa procedure. if you don`t report passport changing status to Kunming Bureau of Exit and Entry Administration more than 10 days, you will be fined 500 yuan a day.

(2) Passport application due to lost

 If you lose your passport, follow the procedures below in order to minimize your losses:

1, take your valid identity documents to local police station/office in order to receive the proof paper of your lost passport.

2) Take the proof paper of your losing passport to Chenggong Police Department to report and to obtain the “lost confirmation”;

3) Take your passport “lost confirmation” to your embassy in China in order to apply for a new passport and receive it in 30 days. Fines will be charged for 500yuan per expiration day.

4) Once you have received your new passport, visit the visa office within 5 days in order to apply new visa.

(3) Visas for transfer, drop out or temporary absence

If the student is about to transfer, suspend or drop out from school, you must submit a written application to the Office of Foreign Students Teaching Affairs (the application must be signed by your class advisor). Once the institute approves your application, student and relevant documents will be transferred to visa office in order to manage visa confirmation and changing procedures.

Student who drops out or being expelled from school due to regulation violating will be transferred to visa office. We will inform the Kunming Bureau of Exit and Entry Administration of the penalty decision and your visa validation will be shortened.

(4) The Visa processing of postponed graduation (Graduate Students Only)

When foreign students in China need to postpone the graduation for special reasons, fill in the “Yunnan Normal University Postponing Approval Form for Graduation”. Then carry out visa extend procedure at the visa office with signatures of your supervisors and competent leader.

(5) Other Issues

1) If there is any critical information changes (name, passport number, residence, address, accompany person, college, etc.), please visit the visa office with your passport, photo gathering registration receipt and accommodation registration certificate within 5 days.

2) Visa expiration penalty: we will issue a “visa processing notice” to all foreign student while registering at our institute. Class advisors should check student`s visa validation date in order to avoid the fines for expired visa. If the student fails to apply for new visa before expiration, you will be fine by the policy department, charges can vary based on different situations.

3) According to the Chinese laws and regulations, all illegal residence or illegal working is prohibited, students are fully responsible for all consequences of law violation.

4) According to Chinese laws, all foreigners shall not involve in any anti-China speeches or protests in China. Missionary activities are also prohibited.

5) Law violations such as expiration of Visa or residence permit, late and expiration of Accommodation Registration will cause illegal residence. Illegal residence will be penalized by the public security authorities according to the cases. Penalties such as warning, fines 50 to 5000 yuan, detention and even deportation will be issued base on the details of the case. In order to avoid being punished due to false arrest, please pay attention to the valid period of your own visa, and to extend visa or residence permit in the visa office 15 workdays before expiration.

 If you are going to leave your resident place for more than 24 hours due to traveling or visiting reasons, you need to register your temporary residence at a local police station of the destination.

If students fail to submit relevant materials on time, causing the expiration of visa or residence permit, you are fully responsible for the consequences

Contact the Kunming Bureau of Exit and Entry Administration or our visa office for further questions and information.

Kunming Bureau of Exit and Entry Administration: 0871-63143436

Visa office: 0871-65516920;0871-65941260

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