Employment

2016-12-02
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Examination and Approval on Foreigners' Employment in Yueyang

Sub-category

Administrative licensing

Type

Report

Subjects

Foreigners

Basis

Decision of the State Council on Establishing Administrative License for the Administrative Examination and Approval Items Really Necessary to Be Retained (Decree No. 412 of the State Council)

Charge

Yes

Charging Criteria

100 yuan/person/month

Charging Basis

Notice on Standardizing Price Management of Intermediary Services in Human Resources Market by the Hunan Provincial Price Bureau

Quantity

No limit

Legal Term

Within 60 working days

Period of Acceptance

Within 40 working days

Qualifications

Any foreigner seeking employment in China shall meet the following conditions:

(1) 18 years of age or older and in good health;

(2) with professional skills and job experience required for the work of intended employment;

(3) with no criminal record;

(4) a clearly-defined employer;

(5) with valid passport or other international travel document in lieu of the passport (hereinafter referred to as the "Travel Document")

(6) foreigners who conduct commercialized entertaining performance with the approval of the Ministry of Culture and hold "Permit for Temporary Commercialized Performance".

Procedures

I. Acceptance

1. Person in Charge: deputy director of Yueyang Job Center

2. Responsibilities and Authorities: to check up the application materials in accordance with the acceptance conditions and criteria. If the materials meet the requirements, the person in charge shall accept it immediately. If the materials are not in compliance with requirements, the person in charge should refuse to accept it, return application materials and give reasons; for the incomplete materials or formalities, Notice of Supplemented Materials shall be delivered on site or in ten working days.

3. Service Deadline: ten working days

II. Examination

1. Preliminary Examination

(1)  Person in Charge: director of Yueyang Job Center

(2) Responsibilities and Authorities: to examine the application materials submitted by applicants. Staff are responsible for examining the documents in accordance with the qualifications and criteria, and arranging a field investigation in the application unit. An investigation report shall be written, in which preliminary opinions on the qualification will be put forward, and submitted to the Policy and Regulation Section of Yueyang Human Resources and Social Security Bureau for examination and approval.

(3) Service Deadline: within ten working day

2. Review

(1)  Person in Charge: Policy and Regulation Section of Yueyang Human Resources and Social Security Bureau

(2) Responsibilities and Authorities: the Policy and Regulation Section of Yueyang Human Resources and Social Security Bureau shall be responsible for the verification and careful checkup on the application materials and investigation report submitted by the Job Center. For the qualified application, they shall report to deputy director in charge for review. For the unqualified application, materials shall be returned to the persons in charge of preliminary examination in Yueyang Job Center.

(3) Service Deadline: within ten working day

3. Decision

(1)  Person in Charge: Deputy Director of Yueyang Human Resources and Social Security Bureau

(2) Responsibilities and Authorities: to examine and approve the application materials. For the qualified applications, he/she shall sign Administrative Licensing Decision and submit it to the Job Center for other approval formalities. For the unqualified applications, materials shall be returned to Yueyang Job Center and the applicant shall be notified in written form.

(3) Service Deadline: within ten working day

4. Issuance and Notification

 (1)  Person in Charge: Deputy Director of Yueyang Job Center

(2) Responsibilities and Authorities: to approve and issue Employment Permit for Foreigners and Employment License for Foreigners for the examined applicants, and deliver Administrative Licensing Decision; for those failed to pass the examination, reasons shall be given to the applicants together with related rights of applicants shall be informed in written form.

 (3) Service Deadline: within five working day

Supervisory Unit and Hotline

Discipline Inspection and Supervision Office

0086-730-8882355

Office Address

East branch of Yueyang Human Resources and Social Security Bureau

How to Get There by Bus

Take the bus No.4, 7, 25, 27, 30, 49, and Tourism Special Line No. 1

Office Hours

8: 00 am - 12: 00 am, 2:30 pm - 5: 30 pm (Summer: 3:00 pm ¨C 6:00 pm) of Monday- Friday (except the official holidays)

Consultancy Hotline

0730-8882390

Contacts

Xiao Yang 0086-730-8882390

Website

http://rsj.yueyang.gov.cn

Foreigners who seek long-term employment in China should observe the following regulations: 

Requirements for foreigners employed in China 

In accordance with the relevant Chinese laws and regulations, any foreigners seeking employment in China shall meet the following conditions: 


(1) 18 years of age or older and in good health 
(2) Possessing professional skills and job experience required for the intended employment 
(3) No criminal record 
(4) A clearly defined employer 
(5) Holding a valid passport or other international travel document in lieu of a passport 

The circumstances where a foreigner can't be employed in China 
In accordance with the relevant Chinese laws and regulations, foreigners may not work in China under the following circumstances: 


(1) Foreigners who have not been issued residence certificates£­for instance, holders of F, L, C or G-type visas£­shall not work in China without the approval of the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security 
(2) Foreigners pursuing study or internship programs in China£­for instance, holders of X-type visas who are studying or have internships in China or scholars doing research in China£­shall not be employed in China without the approval of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security 
(3) The families of holders of employment visas shall not work in China without the approval of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security 


Formalities for seeking employment in China 
Foreigners seeking employment in China must first apply to a Chinese embassy, consulate or consular office for an employment visa and enter China holding an employment visa. Foreigners applying to work in an ordinary job in China should apply for a Z visa. Foreigners with high skills, specialists and those who are urgently needed should apply for an R visa. After entering China, all foreigners need to apply for a foreign employment permit and foreigner residence permit before starting work. 


Employment permits in China 
The employment permit for foreigners in China must be handled by the employer in accordance with the relevant regulations. The employer should, within 15 days of the entry of the employed foreigner, take to the local labor administration the employment license, the labor contract with the foreigner and his or her passport or travel document to receive the employment permit after filling out a foreigner employment registration form. The employment permit will be effective only within the area specified by the labor administration. 


Penalties for violating the administrative regulations on employment licenses 
According to the relevant laws and regulations, foreigners who violate the administrative regulations on employment licenses and employment permits may face the following consequences: 


(1) For foreigners who refuse to have their employment permit inspected by the labor administrative authorities, change their employment, employer or profession at will or extend their term of employment without permission, the labor administrative authorities may withdraw their employment permit and recommend that their residence status be canceled by the public security organs. 
(2) For foreigners and employers who forge, alter, falsely use, transfer, buy or sell employment permits or employment licenses, the labor administrative authorities can revoke the employment permit or employment license in question, confiscate any illegal earnings and impose a fine of between 10,000 yuan ($1,544) and 100,000 yuan. In serious cases that constitute a crime, the criminal responsibility of the perpetrators shall be looked into by the judicial authorities. 


For more information, log onto http://english.legalinfo.gov.cn/


Select one of the following for additional details:

Application for Foreign Experts Certificate

Guidelines of Employment Permission for Foreigners£º 
Exemption from Employment License 
Application for Alien Employment License 
Application for Alien Employment Permit 
Application for Extension of Alien Employment Permit 
Administrative regulations on employment of foreign nationals£º 
Rules for the Administration of Employment of Foreigners in China