Visa Service

How to apply visa before the entry of China:

Visa type: X1(Study more than 180 days)
Documents Needed:
 Original JW202(JW201) Form
 Original Admission Notice
 Other materials required by local China Embassy (consulate) or visa agency 
Visa type: X2(Study less than 180 days)
Documents Needed:
 Original Admission Notice
 Other materials required by local China Embassy (consulate) or visa agency 
Visa type: S
Documents Needed:
 Documents which can certify the relationships of the applicants like marriage certificate, birth certificate, etc.
 The Chinese version of documents stated above
 The notarization statement issued by the local China Embassy or consulate
 Other materials required by local China Embassy (consulate) or visa agency 

Checklist before departure:
 Passport with valid visa
 Original Admission Notice
 Original JW202 or JW201Form (only for X1 visa holder)
 Relative diploma documents (degree program students)
 Insurance document (optional)
 Physical examination result report (optional)
 5 2.5*3.5cm photos and 5 passport photos
 Airplane ticket or itinerary

Visa Extension after arrival                                                                                                                                                           
A. 
X1 visa holder must apply Residence Permit within 30 days after the entry of China in Xi’an Police Station. 
Documents Needed:
 Copies of passport photo page and visa page
 One passport photo and two 2.5*3.5cm photos
 JW202 or JW201Form     
 Physical Examination Result Report issued in Xi’an (check detailed information below)
 Registration Form of Temporary Residence (check detailed information below)
 Visa Application Form and Official Letter issued by SNNU
 Copy of tuition receipt
 Registration form of overseas citizens residence

Health Examination: Students who need transfer their visa type or apply residence permit should go to “Shaanxi International Travel Health Care Center”for medical examination. Students who have done this before come to China should also go to this place for verification. 

 Examination Fee: RMB415; 
 Four 2 inch photos (3.5x4cm); 
 One photocopy of passport 
 Monday to Friday morning without breakfast
 Students can get the result 3 work days after in the afternoon.

Add: No. 10, Han Guang Lu, Building of Shaanxi Entry-Exit Inspection & Quarantine Bureau
Tel: 029-85407050
Take Bus No. K631 to Tang Cheng Hotel stop & walk about 500m northward


Temporary Residence Registration:

Students who live outside campus with renting an apartment should go to the local police station to get the temporary residence registration form within 24 hours after move-in. 
The documents needed are:
 Passport
 The landlord ID
 Lease contract
 
Students who live on campus or the hotel with qualification of receive international guests can get the temporary residence registration form at our office or the hotel reception.

B. 
Students who already have the study residence permit should have it extended 10 days before expiration.
Documents Needed:
 Copies of passport photo page and visa page
 One passport photo 
 JW202 or JW201Form     
 Registration Form of Temporary Residence 
 Visa Application Form and Official Letter issued by SNNU
 Copy of tuition receipt

★Tips: 
Students should get all the set of documents stated above from the International Student Office and submit them on the second floor of Visa office in the Entry and Exit Department of Xi’an Police Station. The visa officer will give a notice to the students which is used to pay the fees downstairs at the payment reception. After the payment, students should go back to the second floor and submit the receipt. About in 3 weeks, students can go to fetch their passports with the notice given by the visa officer.


Visa Consultancy
☆International Student Office of SNNU
Add: 2nd floor, No.2 Building, Yanta Campus, Shaanxi Normal University
Office Hour: Mon.-Fri. 8:00AM—12:00AM 2:30PM—5:30PM

☆Visa Office, Entry & Exit Administration of the Xi’an Public Security Bureau
Add: 2F, Building of Xi’an Police Traffic Command Center , XiXieQiLu, southwest corner of the intersection of Taibai South Road and Keji Road
No direct bus from SNNU. Take Bus No. 503 from Zhi Wu Yuan out of the east gate of our university to Xi Xie Qi Lu Stop
Office Hour: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM—5:00PM

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