Foreigners who have made outstanding contributions to China's economic and social development or meet other permanent residence conditions in China shall obtain permanent residence qualification upon their own application and approval by the Ministry of Public Security. Foreigners who have obtained permanent residence status are required to reside and work in China with their permanent residence certificates, and to exit and enter China with their passports and permanent residence certificates.

  • The foreigner holding a permanent resident permit should apply for renewal within one month before the expiration of the certificate. If the content of the certificate is changed, he / she shall apply for renewal within one month after the change. If the certificate is damaged or lost, he / she shall apply for renewal or replacement in time.

  • Click here. Please collect the certificate at service center.

  • After the National Immigration Administration approves the system, the Exit and Entry Administration of the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau issues the Foreign Permanent Resident ID card.

  • Please collect certificate at service center.


  • Exit-entry Administration Department of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau:

    No. 2, Dong Avenue, An Ding Men, Dongcheng District, (the southeast corner of Bei Xiao Jie Bridge, Second Ring Road)

  • For branches in different districts, please click here.


  • For all service centers except in Shijingshan District, Monday - Saturday 09:00-17:00

  • For the service center in Shijingshan District: Monday - Saturday 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30

  • Application

    The fee for accepting foreigners’ permanent resident permit application is CNY ¥1,500 per person.

  • Issuance

    Foreigners will be charged CNY ¥300 during the issuance of Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card.

  • Expiry

    Foreigners will be charged CNY ¥300 for expiry, content change, renewal or re-issuance of the card.

  • Loss or damage

    Foreigners will be charged CNY ¥600 for loss, damage or replacement of the card.