1. Long-term students(longer than half a year)
Once you are admitted to PUHSC long term program , you will get an X1 VISA from the Chinese embassy in your country.
New students with X1 VISA should get a residence permit within 30 days upon entry or face a fine. They should apply for the residence permit in the Division of Exit-Entry of the Administration of the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau (500RMB fee) or they could also ask for an agent to do this for them with a fee of 100 RMB. The documents required are listed below:
1) A valid passport with a valid VISA.
2) A Health Examination Report or Validation Report from the Beijing International Travel Health Care Center.
3) A valid Residence Registration Certificate issued by the residential police station.
4) Admission Letter and JW202/201
5) An official photo with white/blue base, the size of 3.5*5.3cm
Students have to renew the residence permit per 11 months in China, and will be punished for delay.
2. Short-term students (shorter than half a year)
For short-term exchange students or students in the advanced program (shorter than half an year), they should apply for the X2 visa in the local Chinese Embassy or Consulate with the JW202 form and admission notice from the school.
Once they arrive in China, they should register in the local police station (unnessary if live in a hotel)