Visa Residence Permit

After the promulgation of new Immigration Control Act in China, Entry and Exit Regulations and norms of visa application for foreigners also came into act in turns. The No.30 article in the new Act stipulates that “Non-working residence permit shall be valid for more than 180 days”. The second item of the No.15 article of the Regulations stipulates that “Study Residence Permit shall be issued to people who pursue long-term education in China”. In addition, for students from countries that have entered into agreement with China of freeing citizens from applying for visas, parent business institution will issue residence permit to students because of study in China only after students have obtained X1 visas before entering China.  


To further standardize the regulation, here is the regulation on visas for international students:


1. Short-term students whose duration of study is within 6 months will get the X2 visa extended or renewed. Generally, students will get zero visa and the duration of stay is in accordance with the time specified in the school certificates.


2. Language students who study for more than 6 months and hold JW202\201 will get a 6-month residence permit first time students apply for the residence permit. When renewing, students shall provide certification of attendance in the last semester. Students whose attendance rate is less than 70% without cogent reasons shall apply for 10-day stay permit and cannot have their visas renewed. To continue study, students shall re-apply for learning visa. 6-month residence permit shall be released to students who do have cogent reasons for failing the required attendance rate and provide demonstrations issued by schools and students with attendance rate up to 70%. Should any student with renewed 6-month residence permit end study in China, bureau should inform the students or their teachers shall apply to the bureau for a change to stay permit the duration of which should be no more than 30 days and leave China within the prescribed time. Universities should report to our bureau in time the students who is absent without reporting to the school and can be found nowhere but have a residence permit to expire in more than two months and the residence permit will then be declared invalid.


3. Degree students will get residence permit which is valid for more than 6 months in accordance with the time specified in the documents by university.


4. If students whose passport is to expire within 6 months need to apply for  residence permit, they should renew the passport and then apply for residence permit which is valid for more than 6 months.


Hangzhou Immigration

March 14th, 2014

Attendance Regulations

1.  Students’ attendance will be calculated once a month. Those whose attendance less than 60% will be reported to the immigration, which might be ended with visa cancelled.

2.  One may only enroll for a new semester when he/she has completed an attendance of at least 70% to all of his/her classes during the present semester.

3. A study certificate may only be awarded to the students whose attendance is HIGHER than 70%, A certification for travel may only be approved to the students whose attendance is higher than 70%.

4.  A relative certification is NEEDED when a student needs to take a day off of school (Sick leaves will NEED relative certifications from the doctors/hospitals).  leaves for personal reasons will be counted in the absence.

5.  Students whose attendance less than 70% won’t be able to take the middle/final exams.

Hostel Regulations

      IF a new student wants to live in dormitory, it is a MUST for the person to assure that he/she is going to stay for at least 6 month. The student needs to pay the full amount of the accommodation fee and 800 RMB of deposit fee. IF the student needs to move out earlier, it is a MUST for him/her to ask the nearby police station to certify a paper of REGISTRATION VOCHER OF RESIDENCE FOR VISITORS FROM OVERSEAS to prove a new settled property has been found and ready to move in. The absence of proof will not allow the refund of accommodation fee and deposit fee.




Notice for International Students

No.1 Those who violate law, decree or regulation and receive punishment from public security and judicial departments will get punishments from serious warning to exclusion depending on the situation:
1. Exclusion will be given to those who violate the Criminal Law of P.R.C., and are sentenced detention, fixed-term imprisonment.
2. Warning, serious warning or record a demerit for those who received warning of public security or penalty depending upon the situation.

No.2 Students who go against regulations of dormitory management should receive punishments accordingly as follows:
1. Anyone who changes, occupies or rents the dormitory or bed without permission will receive warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school depending on the circumstances.
2. Anyone who accommodates other person or rents bed to another one will get disciplinary serious warning or record a demerit depending upon the situation; if accommodating the opposite sex or stay in the dormitory of the opposite sex overnight will get observation at school.
3. Anyone who breaks the rules of the dormitory, disturbs the other students' study and life and makes no rectification after education will get warning, serious warning, report a demerit or observation at school.
4.Anyone who breaks the rules of fire or electricity and uses illegal electric will get disciplinary warning. If causing fire and leading to some consequences, the student will get demerit recorded or disciplinary probation besides economic compensation.
5. Anyone who rents house outside the campus without going through the procedures in the International Students’ Service Office will get serious warning or above.
6. Others who go in violation of rules and regulations should receive punishment of warning or above accordingly.

No.3 Those who do harm to the campus civilization, disrupt the teaching and public order of the school will be punished accordingly as followings:
1. Destroying campus's facilities or environmental sanitation by drawing, writing, or posting, the students will get warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school besides cleaning up or compensation.
2. Those who damage public property on purpose and wreck flowers, grass, trees etc. on campus should receive warning, serious warning, report a demerit or observation at school accordingly besides compensation.
3. Excessive drinking, making noise or something else to disturb the orders at public places such as dining room, dormitory, restaurant, the one will get disciplinary warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school depending on the seriousness of the case. Exclusion will be given when circumstances are wicked.
4. Anyone who breaks the rules of fire or electricity and use illegal electric will receive warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school accordingly.
5. Those who pick quarrels or make troubles with teachers or other staff in school should receive punishment of serious warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school.
6. Illegal driving, driving without a motor vehicle in the campus, depending on their circumstances and consequences, will be given warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school.
7. Wantonly making trouble after drinking or causing accidents after drunk, depending on the circumstances and the consequences, will receive warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school, exclusion for those who received warning of public security or committed a crime.

No.4 Anyone who violate the citizen moral standards and the college students' behavior standards will get the following punishments:
1. Make trouble to the people concerned due to evaluate score, transfer, evaluation,punishment, etc. warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school will be given.
2. Refuse or obstruct the government staff or college manager to executive official business, warning, serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school will be given.
3. Molest, insult other people or bother someone in other ways, will receive serious warning, record a demerit or observation at school.
4. Those who try to cover up, not tell facts or perjury of cases, buy or use stolen things should receive punishment of warning; and those who provide news, equipment for crime or hide stolen things should receive punishment of record a demerit or observation at school.
5. Those who counterfeit, alter, make a fraudulent claim, embezzle, transfer the ownership of certificates or documentation of all kinds should receive warning, serious warning, report a demerit or observation at school.

No.5 Absent from class without permission, following punishment will be given.
1.   Absent from class for 10 class hours, warning will be given.
2. Absent from class for 20 class hours, or already be warned for absence and absent for 10 class hours again, serious warning will be given.
3. Absent from class for 30 class hours, or already be serious warned for absence and absent for 10 class hours again, record a demerit will be given.
4. Absent from class for 40 class hours, or already be demerit reported for absence and absent 10 class hours again, observation at school will be given, repeatedly punished for absence and make no rectification after education, expulsion will be given.
5. Absent from classes for two weeks without asking for a leave is considered as quit school, and no other punishments will be given.

No.6 Break the rule of exam, and cheat in the exams, the following punishments will be given:
1.    Those who cheated in the exam should be given 0 scores in the exam and can’t attend the make-up exam, record a demerit or observation will be given accordingly.
2.  Serious cheating except replace someone to take the exam, expulsion will be given.
3.  Replacement in the exam will receive observation at school or expulsion accordingly.

No.7 Students, who engage in commercial activities in hotels, singing and dancing bar, nightclub etc, should receive punishment of serious warning. Those who are involved in eroticism activities,expulsion will be given.

No.8 Those who are involved in addiction to drugs,expulsion will be given.

No.9 Participate in pyramid selling or business activities, serious warning or demerit recorded will be given.

No.10 The school respect international student’s national customs and religious beliefs, but carry out religious activities illegally, disciplinary warning will be given.