From student visa to work visa https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa From student visa to work visa - GoKunming Forum Mon, 21 Sep 2020 03:30:18 +0800 From student visa to work visa - Post by RomanZ https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa?page=2#post-112573 Hello,
I recently received a notification letter of foreigner’s work permit to obtain a working visa for a chinese company.
The thing is that I am still on student visa and unable to transfer the…
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:04:50 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa?page=2#post-112573
From student visa to work visa - Post by Liumingke1234 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112577 There is literally NOTHING you can do.… Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:45:52 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112577 From student visa to work visa - Post by michael2015 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112588 Roman
Depending on country - there are usually visa agents (usually chinese owned and operated) who specialize in these services and they're NOT inexpensive - but definitely cheaper than round trip air tickets, transportation and…
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:49:26 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112588
From student visa to work visa - Post by JanJal https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112590 When I was arranging my work visa and work permit, I was simultaneously the employee and the manager/owner of the company that I was going to work for. Thus I did all the paperwork on… Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:21:30 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112590 From student visa to work visa - Post by debaser https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112595 Some Chinese cities don't require the entry/exit.ost obviously do.… Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:33:00 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112595 From student visa to work visa - Post by RomanZ https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112596 Thank you everyone for your answers. It is definitely a real pain to find some legit informations on internet.
@michael2015, I know travel agencies that can do the work for you but I apparently have…
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:57:24 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112596
From student visa to work visa - Post by JanJal https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112604 I think vast majority of employers will blindly follow instructions given to them by higher or more senior authorities - without challenging them.

But my take on the current pandemic and its consequences is that…
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:31:30 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112604
From student visa to work visa - Post by michael2015 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112612 Usually you can pay a penalty or additional fee (even at the Kunming exit/entry office) to avoid the "leave the country and re-enter) thing, but you have to ask the visa officer for this option,… Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:40:05 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-112612 From student visa to work visa - Post by JanJal https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-113347 To continue on my comment above (suggesting that Chinese authorities may be "forced" to relax employment rules for foreigners already here), here is something related that I recently stumbled upon:

https://www.echinacities.com/china-news/Foreign-Teachers-in-China-May-Be-Permitted-to-Take-Part-Time-Jobs

I couldn't…
Sun, 13 Sep 2020 22:07:42 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-113347
From student visa to work visa - Post by JanJal https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-113349 Here are some English translations of the draft regulation:

https://internationaleducation.gov.au/News/Latest-News/Pages/China-propose-draft-regulation-on-employment-and-management-of-foreign-teachers-in-the-country.aspx

https://www.chinalawtranslate.com/en/foreign-teacher-rules-draft/

Specifically this:

"Article 22: (Management of part-time employment)

Foreign teachers can only enter into one contract with one education…
Sun, 13 Sep 2020 23:17:55 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/17166/from-student-visa-to-work-visa#post-113349