latest! online application for residence permit extension!
summertime is almost here, and before the holiday starts we’d like to remind every student in china about the extension of your residence permit. kindly see the following details written below.
most of the universities and colleges in china will begin the summer vacation from july 15, 2019, please apply for extension of residence permit before july 10 if your residence permit is valid until july 31.
how to apply for the residence permit extension online?
log in online application platform, website: http://student.istudyedu.com.
username student id
password passport no. or 123456
click “visa processing” and then click “ apply for a visa” in the pop-up interface.
fill in the required information and upload related files, such as:
leave application form,
tuition invoice (self-financed students or partial scholarship students need),
after that, click the blue button to submit an application for approval. but we strongly recommend you to update personal info. before submitting the visa application by clicking the red button. otherwise, application processing will be affected.
wait for the approval of the instructor/ counselor and foreign affairs commissioner.
if your visa application is rejected because of incorrect information, please edit the related information and submit again.
after a visa application is approved by foreign affairs commissioner, students can click “appointment collection time” to appoint the time to collect the letter of visa application.
wait for foreign affairs commissioner to confirm the application collection time. after the time is confirmed, students can take the required files to the place of collection at the appointed collection time to collect the letter of visa application.
take the letter of visa application to the exit-entry administration bureau to extend the visa, and then click “progress of visa submission” to submit visa receipt.
after getting the new visa, students click “submission of visa processing results” to upload new visa or residence permit page and fill in the new visa expiration date, then click “submit” button to complete the visa processing.
documents needed for residence permit extension
student id card
registration form of temporary residence and the photocopy
tuition receipt for self-pay student
insurance receipt for self-pay student
subject to the regulations of the china ministry of education, in order to guarantee the safety of international students during their stay in china, it is required that all international students purchase comprehensive insurance & protection for foreigners staying in china (800rmb/year, 400rmb/half year).
log in with “passport number” (capitalize letters and delete non-characters, no space)
select and verify your information and then select insured duration and fee:
one year – 800rmb;
half year – 400rmb.
follow the online instructions and complete the payment. alipay, wechat payment and international credit cards are available.
payment completed! leave your email address to receive the certificate.
according to the regulations of the entry & exit administration bureau, international students who would like to apply for an internship off campus must register and add notes to your residence permit.
submit the application form for internship of international students to international students office (iso).
get the guidance note for internship employers and have your employers confirmed and sign for it.
submit the above guidance note to iso, and your information of internship will be sent to entry & exit administration bureau after confirmation.
get the copy of certification for internship of international students and a certifying letter from iso after 7 working days.
take your passport, copy of certification for internship, certifying letter and temporary residence registration form to apply for adding notes to residence permit at entry & exit administration bureau.
you can add notes of internship when you apply for the residence permit, please take the other documents required for residence permit as well.
you need to pay 200rmb per time for adding the notes of internship, if you apply for residence permit and add the notes at a time, you only need to pay the fees for residence permit.
international student should not start your internship till you finish the registration procedures of adding notes to residence permit. international students who fail to go through the off-campus internship registration procedures will be regarded as illegal employment. students who work in china illegally will be fined 5,000 to 20000 rmb. if the circumstances are serious, you will be detained for 5 to 15 days and also be fined.