to facilitate the convenience of foreigners with emergency needs, the public security exit and entry administration will provide instant acceptance and approval for foreigners in the following three situations:
for foreigners who need to re-issue their visas for the loss of passports, they can enjoy the instant acceptance & approval services on the basis of the explanation letter provided by the inviting unit and the plane (railway / boat) ticket with the confirmed date and seat;
for foreign crew member and his/her accompanying family member urgently need to apply for a staying permit to leave the port city and leave the country, they can enjoy immediate acceptance by the ship’s agency guarantee letter and the plane (railway / boat) ticket with the confirmed date and seat;
for a member of a foreign tour group urgently needs to apply for a visa to separate from the group and leave the country, they can use the letter of explanation provided by the host travel agency and the plane (railway / boat) ticket with the confirmed date and seat to apply.
to this end, the national immigration administration has decided to provide instant acceptance services for those foreigners who have the above-mentioned situations, and timely process the application of visas and staying permits.
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after the implementation of the new deal, it is estimated that nearly 30,000 foreigners can enjoy emergency services in an emergency every year.
mainland residents who need a passport or a permit for travel to hong kong, macao and taiwan, will be able to complete the application process at any entry and exit office nationwide starting on sept 1.
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currently, individual applicants living somewhere other than the place of residence indicated in their hukou, or residence permit, often found it necessary to return to their hometown to get a passport or travel document, because a person in another province requires proof of address, employment, study and kinship.