Overseas students who losetheir passports during their residence in China should complete the following procedures:
a．Report the loss to the localpolice station where the passport was lost;
b．Report the loss to Wuhan City Public Security Bureau of exit - Entry Administration Department and get thecertificate of passport loss;
c．Go to the embassy of thestudent concerned to apply for a new passport;
d．Proceed to Wuhan City PublicSecurity Bureau of exit - Entry Administration Department to conduct visa andresidence permit procedures.
In light with the updated regulations, students who obtain an F/L visa whileentering, may not change their visa into Residence Permit unless that you wishto apply for " Multiple Entry & Exit " or the visa is due toexpire before the study is completed in China.
Degree Students can qualify for a residence permit for maximum two-yearduration at a time while a non-degree one for a maximum one-semester. Thecriteria the Office charges you are as follows:
Duration < 1 year 400RMB; Duration 1 year ≤ 2 years 800RMB;
Information and procedures for visa/Residence Permit application are subject topossible changes announced by relevant offices. Please consult with OverseasStudent Affairs Offices No.1017 in advance for updated information and advice.