Instructions on Application for X2 (Short Term Study) Visa Extension Or Renewal for Foreigners

Instructions on Application for X2 (Short Term Study) Visa Extension Or Renewal for Foreigners

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 I Application Eligibility

Foreign nationals who take part in a short-term study program in Beijing.



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Supporting Documents and Relative Requirement

1. Valid passport or other international travel documents.

2. Completing the VISA / STAY PERMIT / RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM with black ink or sign pen, attached with a  recent half-length, white background, bareheaded, full-faced 2-inch color photo.

3. Valid accommodation registration of the applicant obtained from local police station or hotel of present residence.

4. For current X2 visa holders, admission notice or certification documents of enrollment issued by the host institution shall be submitted. And Visa Application Form for Study in China (Form JW201/JW202) as well for non-X2 visa holders.

5. Other supporting materials that the Exit-Entry Administration Department may require.


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 Timeline for Application

1. 2. Non-X2-visa-holders could apply for an X2 visa renewal with the validity of less than 1 year, the stay duration of less than 180 days and various number of entries from zero to multiple. However the accumulative duration of stay with the renewed visa could not exceed 1 year from the date of the latest entry of China.

3. The extension of a current X2 visa is only valid for this referred entry and does not affect the number of entries or the validity on the original visa. The accumulated term of extension shall not exceed the original duration of stay which is specified on the visa.



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Points for Attention

1. The applicant shall go through a face-to-face interview. However, for applicants who are aged under 16, or above 60, or inconvenient to travel due to disability, the host organization or a particular service agency can submit the application on behalf of the applicant (a copy of the trustee’s ID is required). Nonetheless, if the Exit-Entry Administration Department notifies the applicant that an interview is necessary, the applicant must go through the interview personally.

2. For the above-stated materials, the original documents need to be verified, and submit the copies.

3. Any application materials in foreign language ( except English ) shall be translated into Chinese by qualified translation company before submission.

4. Applicant who doesn’t nullify cancel China's household registration should apply after the cancellation of household registration. The relevant cancellation certificate issued by local police station of the registration shall be submitted if the Exit-Entry Administration Department consider it necessary.

5. Foreigners under 18 who submit the application for the first time in China shall prepare the birth certificates, passports of parents and certification of overseas residence status.

6. Relevant rules please refer to No. 23 Notice of the Regulations on Foreigners’ Visa Application.



外国人申请延期、换发X2(短期学习)签证须知

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申请对象

在京短期学习的外国人


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申请材料及要求

(一)有效护照或者其他国际旅行证件。
(二)使用黑色墨水笔完整填写《外国人签证证件申请表》,粘贴一张2寸近期白色背景正面免冠照片,加盖招收单位公章。
(三)申请人本人已在居住地派出所或旅店办理有效住宿登记。
(四)持X2字签证申请延长停留期限的,提交在京教育、培训机构出具的在读证明函件。
非持X2签证入境申请换发X2字签证的,还应提交《外国留学人员来华签证申请表》(JW201/JW202表)。
(五)出入境管理局根据具体情况要求提交的其他申请材料。


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申请时限

(一)申请X2签证延期的,可以申请延长不超过180日的停留期限。
(二)申请换发X2签证的,可以申请换发入境有效期不超过1年,停留期不超过180日的零次、一次或二次签证。签证换发的停留期限自本次入境之日起连续累计不得超过1年。
(三)延长签证停留期限,仅对本次入境有效,不影响原签证的入境次数和入境有效期,且累计延长的停留期限不超过原签证注明的停留期限。
四、注意事项
(一)申请人须接受面谈。未满16周岁或者已满60周岁以及因疾病等原因行动不便的,可以由邀请单位、有关专门服务机构(需提交代办人身份证件复印件)代为申请。但出入境管理局通知面谈的,须本人接受面谈。
(二)申请材料均交验原件并留存复印件。
(三)外文申请材料(英文除外),应当经有资质的翻译公司翻译成中文后提交。
(四)未注销中国户籍的人员,应注销户籍后再提出申请,必要时提交相关派出所出具的户籍注销证明。
(五)未满18周岁在华首次申请的,还应提交出生证明、父母的护照及境外定居证明。
(六)相关法规提示参照第23号《外国人申请签证证件相关法规提示须知》。


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注意事项

(一)申请人须接受面谈。未满16周岁或者已满60周岁以及因疾病等原因行动不便的,可以由邀请单位、有关专门服务机构(需提交代办人身份证件复印件)代为申请。但出入境管理局通知面谈的,须本人接受面谈。
(二)申请材料均交验原件并留存复印件。
(三)外文申请材料(英文除外),应当经有资质的翻译公司翻译成中文后提交。
(四)未注销中国户籍的人员,应注销户籍后再提出申请,必要时提交相关派出所出具的户籍注销证明。
(五)未满18周岁在华首次申请的,还应提交出生证明、父母的护照及境外定居证明。
(六)相关法规提示参照第23号《外国人申请签证证件相关法规提示须知》。


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