Foreigner’s Work Permit
Notice: As of April 1, 2017, Chinese authorities have implemented a new Foreigner’s Work Permit system. All foreigners applying for legal working and residency status in China after April 1st, 2017 will be required to go through the new visa system.

Are you considering moving to China to live and work? Are you already living in China? Obtaining a China work visa (Z visa) and residence permit may seem like a daunting task. GoGlobal Jobs will provide you with comprehensive, on-going support to ensure that your visa process goes as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Our team of experienced visa specialists will assist you every step of the way in obtaining legal working and residency status in China. After you have completed the interview process and have signed your contract with Ambright, the visa process can begin right away and will proceed in the order as follows:


Process for NEW teachers – 

Before entering China:

Step 1 |   Apply for Employment License (15 working days) [we will apply for the Employment License on your behalf]

Step 2 |   Apply for Z visa (length of time depends on the local Chinese embassy or consulate)

After entering China:

Step 3 |   Register your arrival in the local police station (register within 24 hours)

Step 4 |   Physical health check (completed in your placement city)

Step 5 |   Apply for Foreigner’s Work Permit

Step 6 |   Apply for Residence Permit (multiple entry)


Process for returning teachers – 

Step 1 |   Contract renewal

Step 2 |   Apply for Foreigner’s Work Permit

Step 3 |   Renew your Residence Permit (multiple entry)


For new employees, a detailed, step-by-step visa process guidebook will be sent to you along with our welcoming packet of useful tips and information. We are here to provide you with support throughout the entire visa process, relocation, and ongoing support for the duration of your contract.


Once you are ready to begin the application process, you must download and electronically fill out the form below:

Form V2013 (PDF)


We look forward to working with you and welcoming you to China!