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Benefits for Chinese green card holders

Updated: Nov 07, 2017 safea.gov.cn Print

Benefits for Chinese green card holders

1 With the exception of political rights and in some other areas where the law has ruled differently, an alien who holds the Chinese green card will enjoy the same rights and will have the same obligations as a Chinese citizen;

2 The PRP holder can enter and leave China freely without needing a visa;

3 The PRP holder is allowed to work freely and without restrictions in China;

4 The PRP holder is able to undertake direct investment with legally owned money;

5 The PRP holder can take part in professional qualification reviews and tests;

6 The Children of a PRP holder can receive compulsory education and enjoy the same rights as Chinese citizens;

7 The PRP holder is entitled to participate in social insurance;

8 The PRP holder is entitled to buy commercial housing for their own use or residence in China;

9 The PRP holder is entitled to the same treatment as Chinese citizens when applying for bank card, insurance, securities and futures, or other financial services;

10 The PRP holder has access to the same ticket prices for parks, entertainment, or other forms of consumption as Chinese citizens;

11 The PRP as legal identification in China is valid for use for boarding domestic flights, purchasing train fares, and hotel check-in nationwide;

12 The PRP holder is entitled to the same treatment as Chinese citizens when applying for motor vehicle registration and license.


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