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China: relocation guide

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Apply for Visa in China

Requirements for ALL Visa Application

  • Valid passport (passport must be valid for more than six months at the time of application submission).
  • Duplicate the biographic data page of the applicant’s passport.
  • Completed visa application form.
  •  One passport photograph.
  • Documents proving financial ability
    1. Personal bank statement
    2. Credit card
  • Confirmed flight booking and hotel reservation.
  • Photocopy of National ID card or Driver’s license or Voter’s card which is issued within recent five years.

There is no simple method of turning into a Chinese citizen. While the process may appear to be basic, the Chinese government is extremely specific with regards to the people that are permitted to be naturalized here.

You are qualified for Chinese citizenship in case you are:

  • A close relative of a Chinese citizen;
  • Have settled down in China;
  • Have other legitimate reasons (not indicated).

Regardless of whether you meet one of these Chinese citizenship prerequisites, turning into a Chinese citizen is still very hard. As per individuals who have tried acquiring citizenship, the government authority itself places obstacles to the process. They muddle the application process and don’t give vital information. The confirmation of that is the most recent populace statistics that counted just about 1,000 naturalized Chinese residents in the entire country. The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) noticed that gaining citizenship in China is “hypothetically conceivable” however in viable terms “very troublesome”.

In any case, if you are wanting to settle down in China and traveling isn’t in your plan, naturalization may be ideal for you. Brace yourself with tolerance and perseverance and submit your Chinese citizenship application to your neighborhood consulate. To do so, you should present the following:

  • Certificate of birth.
  • Proof of qualification (e.g.: relationship with a Chinese citizen).
  • Passport or other travel files.
  • extra documents (letters of employment, schools attended, of residency).

China’s citizenship charges amount to 250 CNY, with 50 CNY for the application and 200 CNY for the actual certificate. Note that whenever you have chosen to apply for Chinese citizenship, you should surrender your former citizenship as China doesn’t allow dual citizenship.

people at Forbidden City in China during daytime

Benefits of Chinese Citizenship

Having the green card saves time, permits simple passage, and exit into the nation, and can likewise be utilized independently as a legitimate endorsement to remain in Beijing. In addition, individuals with a Chinese green card are to work uninhibitedly and be treated by all Chinese work laws. Green Card holders have similar privileges and obligations as Chinese citizens of the city they live in.

The cards can likewise be utilized as a type of distinguishing proof when purchasing a train ticket or booking lodging. In any case, Chinese Green Cards are not what might be compared to Chinese identity. Holders of the Chinese Green Card don’t have the privilege to cast a ballot, run for a political race, or serve in the military.

Economy of China

The economy of the People’s Republic of China is creating a market-oriented economy that fuses financial arrangements through modern strategies and vital five-year plans. China plans to achieve $30 trillion by 2035, although it is not guaranteed. China has the second-highest GDP after the USA, proof that China’s economy is flourishing; China’s economy makes businesses and companies grow due to the large population.

After China began to restructure its economy, GDP growth increased 10% every year, above 800 million people have been alleviated from poverty. There has also been glaring improvement in access to health, education, and other services over the years.

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