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Changes of Residence Permits and Other Instructions

1.  In the event of any change to justification for residence, passport number, residence address and the accompanying family, the holder of the residence permit should apply for a new residence permit with the Entry and Exit Administration Department of the Municipal Public Security Bureau within ten days of the occurrence of the change.

2.  In the event of any change to residential address, attending school, job position or employer, the holder of a residence permit should initiate formalities for such change with the Entry and Exit Administration Department of the Municipal Public Security Bureau within ten days of the occurrence of the change.

3.  To relocate elsewhere, the holder of a residence permit should initiate relocation formalities with the Entry and Exit Administration Department of the Public Security Bureau in his or her current city or new destination within ten days of his or her relocation.

4.  Foreign nationals who are terminating their studies or employment in Wuhan for any reason should surrender their residence permit for cancellation and obtain the relevant visa immediately.

5.  Foreign nationals who hold residence permits may reside in China or undertake multiple entries into and exits from China within the stated validity period of their residence permit.

6.  Employers may apply for residence permits for their employees. However, the first-time residence permit applicants should apply in person.