Before entering shanghai
Are you a student who just received an offer letter from a university in Shanghai,
but is still wondering about what to prepare before entering Shanghai?
Check out the blogs below for a clearer idea!
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All-in-one flow chart to follow
Before arrival in Shanghai
Receive official offer letter and JW201/JW202 form from your institution
Apply/Renew Passport (applicable for those who don’t have a passport, or expiry date is within 6 months)
Photocopy offer letter and JW201/JW202 form
Take passport image (at least 6 images)
Apply Student Visa (X1/X2)
Arrange Body Check Up (Tung Shin Hospital, KL)
Create Bank of China account (if applicable)
Apply for student hostel / off-campus accommodation (if applicable)
After arrival in Shanghai
(If you are NOT staying in your student hostel / local hotel) – go to the nearest police office within 24 hours to apply Temporary Residence Permit
Apply for local telecommunication service
Apply for local bank account
Apply for Health Certificate
Apply for Residence Permit at Shanghai Public Security Bureau Exit-Entry Management Bureau (within 30 days of arrival)