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Suzhou Work Visa Application

Updated:2018-5-9 16:01:11    Source:www.tannet-group.comViews:1231

If you want to invest in Suzhou China, a work visa is required. For work visa application, you don't have to turn to the relevant government departments for so many certificates and formalities, but just turn to TANNET. At TANNET you not only get our tailor-made services for your need, but also for your satisfaction. TANNET’s services are business-orientated and value-orientated. TANNET—serving the world of BPO, ITO and KPO businesses sincerely and professionally.

With more frequent exchanges between China and international world, an increasing number of expats have flooded into China for investment, business and work. In order that expats could have a better understanding for business or work conduct compliance in China, Tannet would like to provide you a guide to the application as below: 

II. Prerequisite for Expats Employment
1. An adult with healthy body;
2. Related work experience and professional qualifications;
3. A certain employer in Suzhou;
4. Valid passport or any other international identification document;
5. Non-crime proof.

III. Required Document List
A. From the Employer Side;
1. Business license of the employer;
2. Organization Code Certificate, if any;
3. Company stamp;
4. Latest national and local taxation proof;
5. Labor contract in Chinese with the signature and stamp from both two concerned parties;
6. Basic information from the employer, such as telephone number, fax number and the contact information in china.

B. From the Applicant Side
1. Passport, Visa, record of entry and exit and resume (info pages of these documents, the validity of the passport shall within 6 months);
2. Application for the work permit with the signature and official seal;
3. Evidence of working experiences with two years (namely the letter of recommendation or work certificate issued by the former company with the signature or seal as well as the valid contact information of the certifier);
4. Legalized and endorsed Non-Criminal Record issued by the state of nationality or permanent residence and attested by embassy or notarized by local notarization office (for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions) with the issuance date no more than 6 months. Non-criminal record stated by the individual for the purpose of proving is unacceptable, while non-oath purpose record issued by the diplomatic organ of the embassy can be accepted;
5. Legalized and endorsed Academic certificate (attested by embassy for foreign diploma, and notarized by local notarization office for domestic one)
6. Labor contract or certificate of employment (including the dispatch letter of the multinational company) in Chinese with the signature and stamp from both two concerned parties (invalid if altered)
7. 4-5 colored photos (full-face bareheaded photo (white background), 2 inch, JPF format, 40K-120K, 354px (width)*472px (height) - 420px (width)*560px (height) , 24-bit True Color); No hat or headscarf;
8. Visa photo receipt;
9. Registration form of temporary residence in Suzhou;
10. Certificate of health examination issued by China Inspection and Quarantine Institution or overseas designated health and medical organization, with the issuance date within 6 months;
11. Notarization and legalization to certificates for family visa, namely, relevant supporting documents of the accompanying family members, including the info page of the passport or the international travel documents, family relation certificates (marriage certificate, birth certificate, adoption certificate or notarial attestation), physical examination report (over 18 years old) and electronic photo. Chinese translation version is required if the language is made with English.

IV. Tannet Services
1. Assisting in required document preparation;
2. Assisting for registration for employers in labor department;
3. Applying for work permit;
4. Applying for invitation letter;
5. Applying for employment certificate;
6. Applying for residence permit.

V. Time Frame and Service Charges
Time Frame: around 3-4 months;
Service Charges: RMB7000+/each person.

1. TANNET has established a global service system with 38 branches and 3000 cooperators worldwide, as well as in excess of 60,000 reliant clients globally. You can find one TANNET always beside you.
2. TANNET is staffed with a strong professional team of lawyers, accountants, engineers, designers and consultants providing tailor-made and all-in-one service.
3. There is a B2B business platform available for the international buyers and sellers of SMEs,
4. TANNET is the best partner with international banks, financial institutes. TANNET also provide PIPO service.
5. TANNET is in conformity of the standard of ISO9001/2008. That means the service quality is guaranteed.

1. Because of language difference, all the documents submitted to the Chinese government should be translated into Chinese and endorsed by the appointed translation agency.
2. TANNET is responsible to inform the clients for the collection of the company kit at the designated office. If the clients fail to collect the company kit within the mandatory three month period without reasonable excuse, the client will be regarded as forfeiting the right to the registered company; TANNET can dispose the company as it wishes.
3. Make sure to get the formal invoice from the lesser after office leasing is done.
4. The follow-up business services are not included in the service package, and are subject to further charge according to the clients’ requirements.

If you have further inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Tannet at anytime, anywhere by simply visiting Tannet’s website, or calling Shenzhen hotline at 86-755-82143422 or Hong Kong hotline at 852-27826888, or emailing to You are also welcome to visit our office situated in16/F, Taiyangdao Bldg 2020,Dongmen Rd South, Luohu, Shenzhen, China.

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