Foreigners’ residence certificate requirementsare as follows：
Foreingers holding Visa Z shall, within 30 days entry into China, obtain foreingers residence permits from Entry-Exit Administration Department of Chongqing Public Security Bureau. The validity of the aforementioned residence permit is the duration permitted to stay in China for the holders.
Foreingers who need to extend their residence in China on the expiration of their residence permits shall apply for an extension before the expiration date from the Entry-Exit Administration Department of Chongqing Public Security Bureau.
Foreingers at age 16 or more who reside or stay in China shall carry with their passports for possible inspection by police in charge of foreign affairs.
Foreingers who wish to lodge at guesthouses, schools or other Chinese organizations（Foreign institutions in China), shall present their valid passports or residence permits and fill in registration forms of temporary accommodation. Foreingers holding long-term residence permits in Chongqing who wish to lodge temporarily elsewhere instead of their own residences shall report and register accommodation in accordance with the Rules.
Foreingers who want to rent a house shall apply from the local public security organ. Residences and offices that have already been established in restricted areas shall be moved to non-restricted areas within the time limit prescribed in the Notice of Moving issued by the city or county public security bureau.
Foreingers who have no residence permits or are on a study program in China shall not be employed in China without permission from the competent authorities of the Chinese Government.
An Foreinger whose Chinese Visa or Certificate lost or damaged shall promptly report to the Entry-Exit Department under the Public Security Bureau and apply for a new one or a replacement.
In order to drive, foreingers should get a drivers license beforehand. The Chinese driver’s license could be given to those who have already owned a foreign license and accepted by the Sate Police Department, and has passed the test offered by the Traffic Administration Public Security Bureau. Drivers should only drive the permitted type of vehicles by the driver’s licenses. When driving, drivers should make sure that your driver’s license is always together with you, abide by the traffic rules, and follow the directions from the traffic police. No drink-driving is allowed.