To apply for a work-type residence permit in China, the documents to be submitted are as follows:
❶ Valid passport or other international travel documents,
❷ Fill out the application form for visa documents of foreigners and submit a photo that meets the standards specified in the Guidelines for Travel Documents Photographs;
❸ Applicants holding a Z visa shall submit work permit certificates issued by authorities including local human resources, social security, and foreign experts administration, as well as proof letters issued by their employers,
❹ Applicants holding other types of visas shall also submit supporting documents that meet the conditions and qualifications required by relevant competent authorities of the Chinese government for high-level foreign talents, specialized talents in urgent need, and investors;
❺ Other necessary procedures to be observed and supporting documents to be submitted. For relevant certificates, submit the original for inspection and keep their copies for filing.
* The specific application materials shall be subject to the requirements of the exit and entry management agency of the local public security organ.
Source: The Immigration Service Center of National Immigration Administration, PRC