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Re: sending passport to family in US for new work permit

 
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jaj



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:14 pm    Post subject: Re: sending passport to family in US for new work permit Reply with quote

Has anyone had any experience sending passport from China to family member in U.S. to handle the process of getting authentications and new work permit stamp at embassy? This is my new strategy. Anybody out there been through this? How long did it take? Don't want to live in China without passport.
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Simon in Suzhou



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

In your home country you would get a Z-visa to ENTER China. The residence permit in your passport comes later (the first 30 days after you have entered China) at the local authorities you'll be working in. So I question if this will work showing up with a Z-visa and no entry stamps. But maybe....
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wawaguagua



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Like the other Simon said, the entry stamp is important. I did my first Z visa by sending my passport from South Korea back home and waiting it out there. It helps that I had a relative I could stay with. There are plenty of other neighboring countries you could try it from.
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