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Q: Why official docs to fill n sign only with black ink pen in China ?

i understand ball pen imprint will slowly fade-off as is oil based

 

but ink or gel in black, blue or other colrs shd stay same. so why need only black colr ?

3 years 48 weeks ago in  Visa & Legalities - China

 
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UK documents must also be filled in using black ink. The reason is that it shows up better when photocopied, especially when the resolution is lowered to allow for the photo attached to some documents.

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Would you fill in a mortgage application or sign a contract using a red pen?

No real reason not to but it's just not the done thing. I suppose it's the same with the blue pens in China.

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Same rules apply for Australian Government Documents.

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Not saying this is the reason in China, but overseas there is a good reason!

 

Firstly, official documents can be filled in using either black or blue ink.

 

Red ink is reserved for officials who need to sign/mark the document.

 

And green is used by auditors or other checkers.

 

Yellow and orange can suck on a white background, and purple can fade into... depends on the shade of purple! So, cut out the confusion, and just have red or blue.

 

Also, historically, it's much easier to make a black dye (charcoal) or red. As we all know, official stamps are all in red. Thus, black for everyone else.

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Could you next time add this question to "general" questions? Visa & Legalities are for important questions. You know could just ask your Chinese friends.

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UK documents must also be filled in using black ink. The reason is that it shows up better when photocopied, especially when the resolution is lowered to allow for the photo attached to some documents.

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WHO DOESN'T KNOW THIS? ADmin, stop with these bogus accounts asking dumb questions!!!!!

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Curious dude, you need to try again. Your act has been done before with the fake use of text language. Completely artificial, example " barkin' ". You are using text speech only as part of an act because why would you type the ' at the end of barkin ?  Just one small example showing that you are a fake account. Go try again.

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