Police Clearance Certificate
Expats in China
A Police Clearance Certificate from China also named non criminal record, certificate of good conduct, or background check, is issued by local police authority or notary public office, depend on which applicants residential address is. PCC Certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the (China Police Force) and is also required when a person applies for an immigration status or other purposes to other countries. Person applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) are required to state the period of stay in China. Documentary proof of stay is to be provided. First Entry and Last Exit date STAMP is also required. It is issued to any individual who reside more than 6 months in China.
As China is not a number country of Hauge, Apostille not workable, only legalization is the right way if target country need attestation.
You apply at The Public Security Bureau (PSB): the PSB will issue the Certificate of No Criminal Convictions to applicants with Z (Work), X (Student) and J1 (Journalist) visa classes. If you have a different visa class, you need to ask your local PSB office how to apply. You can apply in person or nominate a representative to apply on your behalf.
When you apply at the PSB, you (or your representative) must bring:
You must bring your certificate of Non Criminal Convictions from the Public Security Bureau office to the Notary Public Office to get a notarised translation. You (or your representative) must bring:
You have to nominate a representative to finish this job.
Using a representative: most places in China will allow a representative to apply for a police certificate on your behalf. To nominate a representative, you must give the person a signed notarized authorisation letter.
Expedited service and fee may apply at some cities