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Q: changing visa status

i'm currently a holder of x2visa,the student one,but I got a job,which means I have to change it for z type asap. Is that possible to apply for z visa here,or I have to go out of china?

5 years 36 weeks ago in  Visa & Legalities - Qingdao

 
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If you're in Qingdao, I'd look at going over to Seoul rather than Hong Kong.  It's usually a cheaper flight and quite a bit closer-only an hour flight.  That's IF you don't have to go to your home country.

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You can apply for Z at Chinese Embassy abroad, HK (if you're lucky) or most likely in your home country.

 

There isn't possible to convert any other visa to Z in China.

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HK is the best option, best of luck

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Nothing happened here..keep walking

 
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To get the Z visa in HK you need to make sure that the official invitation letter is addressed to the Chinese foreign affairs office in HK. Your employer needs to request that. 

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Before you go too far down any road....depending upon the guanxi of your company (I personally know someone who changed from business to z), it may be possible to do it in-country, if not, take the advice of the other sage users here.

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Simple Logic and also it is rule: You are going to change the purpose of stay ..so how you can enter with one purpose and can change the purpose in midway..and if you want to change the purpose.. it is mandatory that you should get exit stamp on your passport, apply for new visa according to your purpose and then get entry stamp and go through the residence permit procedure..

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If you're in Qingdao, I'd look at going over to Seoul rather than Hong Kong.  It's usually a cheaper flight and quite a bit closer-only an hour flight.  That's IF you don't have to go to your home country.

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I got L visa from hong kong can i change it to Z visa if i m already enter in China?

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