Process of Introducing Foreign Teachers and Experts

College's recruitment program of foreign experts and teachers for the coming year is required to be developed before every November and submitted to the Expert Office of XTU International ExchangeOffice. In November, the quota of foreign teachers and experts to be employed will be determined at the meeting attended by heads of relevant colleges and presided over by president in charge of foreign affairs.

Required documents are listed as follows (before coming to China):
1. CV of the applicant both in Chinese and English (including education background and work experience)
2. Scanning copy of passport (passport data page and visa records)
3. Scanning copy of diploma and degree certificate (please translate them into Chinese if the certificates are not in English but in Korean, Japanese and French.)
4. Scanning copy of professional qualifications
5. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form certified by Chinese embassies and Chinese consulates in foreign countries as well as filled and sealed by foreign medical institutions,
Or photocopy of a physical examination certificate issued by a health and quarantine agency designated by the Chinese government (please see the attached for the Form)
6. Bareheaded digital photo against a white background
7. A contract in duplicate (scanning copy of the contract signed by foreign teachers)

I. Application for foreign expert work permit and foreign expert invitation letter in Hunan
1. The application will be submitted by XTU International Exchange Division via a certificate management system for foreign experts to work in China.

2. Required application materials for work permit for foreign experts to work in Hunan
(1) Foreign Expert Work Permit Application Form
(2) CV of the applicant both in Chinese and English
(3) Photocopy of passport
(4) Photocopies of credentials of highest education qualification or professional qualifications
(5) Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form
(6) Employment Contract
(7) Photocopies of passports and heath certificates of accompanying family members if any

* Foreign Expert Work Permit Application Form will be filled and printed by XTU International Exchange Division via a certificate management system for foreign experts to work in China.

The transaction time will be within five working days.

3. Required application materials for invitation letter for foreign experts to work in Hunan
(1) Photocopy of work permit for foreign experts
(2) Two application forms for inviting foreign experts to Hunan
(3) Personal profile of the applicant
(4) Letter of Guarantee by legal person
(5) CV of the applicant both in Chinese and English
(6) Photocopy of passport (arrival records in China if any)
(7) Photocopy of ID card of staff handling the application
(8) Business License or Organization Code Certificate of the inviter/employer
(9) Photocopies of qualifications for employing foreign teacher
The processing time will be within three working days.

II. Foreign experts working in Hunan should hold Z visa to enter China and apply for, within 24 hours of entry, residence permit in the local police station. The Accommodation Registration Form for Foreign Nationals should be submitted to XTU International Exchange Office.

III. Foreign experts must have physical examination for entry and purchase insurance.

IV. Application for foreign expert certificate
1. The application will be submitted by XTU International Exchange Division via a certificate management system for foreign experts to work in China.

2. Required application materials
(1) Purchased insurance policy
(2) Original and photocopy of work permit for foreign experts to work in China
(3) Original of employment contract
(4) Photocopy of Z visa
(5) Two recently taken, bareheaded and full-faced photos (including those of accompanying family members if any)
(6) Photocopy of qualified health certificate valid for one year after entering China with Z visa

The transaction time will be within two working days.

V. Application for residence permit for foreigners (within 30 days of entry)
1. Staff in charge of foreign affairs of XTU International Exchange Division will collect required application materials and submit them to the Entry-Exit Administration of Police Security Bureau。

 2. Required application materials
(1) Visa/Stay Permit/Residence Permit Application Form (recently taken, bareheaded and full-faced, two-inch photo against a white background)
(2) Official letter of employer
(3) Originals and photocopies of valid passport, visa and latest arrival records of the applicant
(4) Original and photocopy of Foreign Expert Certificate
(5) Original and photocopy of heath certificate
(6) Original and photocopy of Accommodation Registration Form for Foreign Nationals
(7) Photocopy of ID card of staff in charge of foreign affairs
(8) Other documents required by the local public security organs when necessary.
The transaction time will be within 20 to 25 working days.

Procedures for Extension of Employment of Foreign Experts (Teachers)
I. Application of Foreign Expert Certificate
1. The application will be submitted by XTU International Exchange Division via a certificate management system for foreign experts to work in China.

2. Required application materials
(1) Two Application Forms for Extension of Employment*
(2) Original of Foreign Expert Certificate
(3) Photocopy of insurance policy purchased for foreign experts during the extension period
(4) Photocopy of Employment Contract in Chinese

*Application Form for Extension of Employment will be filled and printed by XTU International Exchange Division via a certificate management system for foreign experts to work in China.
The transaction time will be within two working days.

Procedures for Change of Employment of Foreign Experts
I. Application for Foreign Experts Certificate
1. The application will be submitted by XTU International Exchange Division via a certificate management system for foreign experts to work in China.

2. Required application materials
(1) Two Application Forms for Change of Employment of Foreign Experts*
(2) Photocopy of original Foreign Expert Certificate
(3) Photocopy of insurance policy purchased for foreign experts during the employment period
(4) Photocopy of Employment Contract in Chinese
(5) CV of the applicant both in Chinese and English
(6) Photocopies of credentials of highest education qualification or professional qualifications
(7) Photocopy of a qualified Health Certificate valid for one year
(8) Original of recommendation letter issued by the former employer for foreign professionals who are employed in China, working in the fields of education, scientific research, press and publication, culture, arts, public health and sports
(9) Photocopies of foreign expert’s passport and visa records and resident records
(10) Two bareheaded and full-faced photos
(11) Photocopies of passports and health certificates of accompanying family members if any

* Application Form for Change of Employment of Foreign Experts will be filled and printed by XTU International Exchange Division via a certificate management system for foreign experts to work in China.

The transaction time will be within 3 working days.