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RULES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF
CHINA GOVERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ENTRY AND EXIT OF FOREIGNERS
(Approved on December 3, 1986 by the State Council and Jointly
Promulgated on December 27,1986 by the Ministry of Public Security
and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Article 20. Foreigners requiring prolonged stay or residence in
China after expiration of the validity period of their visas
or residence documents shall apply for extension of their visas or
residence documents before expiration of the validity period.
Should foreigners be found to suffer from such diseases as
specified in Item 4 under Article 7 of this Implementation Rules
during their stay in China, competent Chinese health organs can
submit the matter to public security organs to order such
foreigners to make their exit ahead of schedule.
Article 21. Should any changes occur to the contents previously
filled out (items such as name, nationality, profession position,
place of work, or present address, passport number, and children
in company, etc.) on foreigners' residence permits, bearers of
permits must approach public security bureaux located in places
where they reside for registration of change within ten days.
Article 22. Bearers of foreigners' residence permits moving
out of municipalities, counties in which they reside must
go through residence-changing formalities with public security
bureaux located in places where they domicile before move-out, and
shall register with public security bureau located in places where
they move in within ten days after arrival.
When foreigners settling down in China change their residence, they
shall apply to public security bureaux in places where they
move in for certifications of permission beforehand, and shall, with
this certification, go through residence-changing formalities in
accordance with provisions stated above.
Article 23. Due to consideration for safeguarding the state
security, social order and other public interests, municipal and
county public security bureaux can restrict foreigners or foreign
organizations in establishing residences or offices in certain
places. Those with residence or offices already established in
restricted places mentioned above must move to permitted areas
within time limit specified in residence-changing notices by municipal
and county public security bureaux.
Article 24. Foreigners settling down in China must hand
in for inspection their foreigners' residence permits within
prescribed time limit to local public security bureaux once a year.
Public security bureaux may, when they deem necessary, inform
foreigners to submit for inspection their foreigners' residence
permits to departments in charge of administration of exit and
entry. Under this circumstance, foreigners concerned shall present
their permits for inspection within time limit specified in the notice
CHAPTER IV LODGING REGISTRATION
Article 29. Foreigners lodging in such Chinese
enterprises, institutions as guest houses, hotels, reception centers,
and schools, etc. or in departments and organizations, as
well as other Chinese establishments shall present their valid
passports or residence documents and fill in temporary lodging
registration forms. In addition, foreigners shall present their travel
permits in places unopened to foreigners.
Article 30. When foreigners lodge in homes of Chinese citizens,
either the foreign lodgers in person or persons providing lodging
must register with local public security organs and fill in
temporary lodging registration forms with passports, documents
of foreign lodgers and residence booklets of such persons
providing lodging within 24 hours after arrival in the circumstance
of towns; or register with local public security stations or
household registration offices within 72 hours in the circumstance of
Article 31. When foreigners lodge in foreign establishments
located in China or homes of foreigners residing in China,
establishments and persons providing lodging or foreign lodgers in
person must register with local public security organs and fill in
temporary lodging registration forms with passports or residence
documents of foreign lodgers within 24 hours after their arrival.
Article 32. When foreigners residing in China over a long
period of time leave their residence to take temporary lodging in
other places, they shall go through lodging registration
procedures in accordance with provisions under Articles 29, 30 and
31 of this Implementation Rules.
Article 33. When foreigners lodge temporarily in mobile
lodging facilities, they must register with local public security
organs within 24 hours. Such being the case, organizations or
individuals providing parking places for such mobile lodging
facilities shall register with local public security organs 24 hours
before the arrival of such facilities.