Since 2007, Hongda has been assisting foreigners, and residents from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan with applications of working permits, working visa, and residence permits.
In order to work and stay in China for employment purposes legally, there are several documents and permits that you need to apply:
To apply for a Chinese working visa and employment residence permit should have the following documents. If you haven’t got your company registered in China, you can also see how Hongda helps you form your WFOE, Joint Venture, or Representative Office to start your business here.
Company’s business license;
Information about legal representative: copy of ID or passport, valid telephone number and email address;
Information about a contact person in the company: copy of ID, valid telephone number and email address;
Company’s telephone number;
Certificate or contract of office renting;
Hongda will guide and help you throughout your materials gathering and application procedures. When you have all the documents prepared, Hongda will apply for your work permit and residence permit through online and offline application processes. This whole process includes:
Cooperating with Hongda is a joyful experience of sharing our expertise, passion and dedication.
Our professions and determines reassure our clients, as they will fully aware our passion the pursuit for perfection in everything we do.
We (can) advise you on the best solution for your business model and send you our comprehensive proposal.
After reviewing the proposal, we sign the service contract and receive your payment.
We send you an application form as well as the list of documents we need from your side.
Sit back, relax and let us take care of everything from here on out.
According to the Exit and Entry Administration Law of the P.R.C, all foreigners must apply for working visa before entering China, and apply for work permit and employment residence permit before starting working in China.
The shareholders are considered the investors of the company. If you will not engage in any job position nor work in China, you will not have to apply for work permit.
The typical process includes the following steps:
The general documents and materials that you need to prepare include:
You should immediately report to your employer or the service provider who helped you with your application. They will submit application to help you get your new work permit card.
Generally the whole process will take about 1.5 to 2 months from the application of work permit notification letter to your residence permit. However, for applicants who are planning to apply in type A, according to the classification, the process can take less time.
Yes. Firstly, your previous employer will cancel your work permit and residence permit with the local administration, and you should apply for a short-term stay visa with a valid period of up to 30 days with the documents from your previous employer. During this 30-day stay, your new employer should apply for the transfer of your work permit and residence permit. Please make sure that your new boss has been ready for the process before cancelling your work permit!
Yes. According to the latest policies, all foreigners working in China need to purchase social insurance.
Sound United Vice President > Asia Pacific
Sound United is the leading designer and manufacturer of consumer audio products in the US. Sound United has been using Hongda since 2013. Moving one’s operation to China is not a small task, But Hongda’s expert services helped us set up a company and deal with tax issues so we could get on with growing our business in no time at all, and that’s why we continue to use them today.
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