Application process for mainland residence permits for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents
On Aug 19, the General Office of the State Council issued Measures on the Application and Issuance of Mainland Residence Permits for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Residents , which came into effect on Sept 1.
Who are eligible to apply?
Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents living in the Chinese mainland for more than half a year
Those complying with one of the following conditions: legal and stable employment, legal and stable residence, or continuous study
Holders of the Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents, or the Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents
What is a mainland residence card useful for?
Participation in social insurance
Deposit, withdrawal and use of housing provident funds
Six basic public services:
Basic public employment service
Basic public health services
Public cultural sports services
Legal aid and other legal services
Other basic public services defined by the country and the place of residence
Taking domestic flights, trains, etc.
The handling of financial services such as banking, insurance, securities and futures
Shopping with the same treatment as mainland residents; purchasing tickets in parks and other cultural and sports venues; and other cultural, entertainment and travel activities
Applying for motor vehicle registration at the place of residence
Applying for a motor vehicle driver's license at the place of residence
Applying for a vocational qualification examination at the place of residence
Registration of birth services at the place of residence
Other conveniences stipulated by the country and place of residence
How to apply?
Fill in the "Mainland Residence Permit for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Residents Application Form"
Submit an exit-entry documents of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents
Submit a certificate of residence, employment and study at the place of residence to the local police station or household registration offices designated by the public security organ of the county-level people's government at the place of residence.
The documents will be available within 20 working days from the date of submission.
If the residence permit expires or becomes too damaged to be identified, or the place of residence changes, the permit holder may apply for a permit replacement. Those who have lost the residence permit may apply for a new one.
When applying for a replacement, you should submit your Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents' entry and exit documents for vetting. You should also return the original permit and pay the production cost.
Service locations in Guangzhou:
Yuexiu public security bureau first office
Add: 72 Haizhuzhong Road, Yuexiu district
Yuexiu public security bureau second office
Add: 367, Donghuadong Road, Yuexiu district
Haizhu branch comprehensive licensing center
Add: 18 Zilong Street, Jiangnanxi Road
Liwan district public security bureau comprehensive licensing center, Guangfu road office
Add: 245 Guangfuzhong Road
Liwan district public security bureau comprehensive licensing center, Hedong office
Add: 42 Hedong Road, Liwan district
Guangzhou public security bureau Tianhe district branch bureau household registration center
Add: 13 Software Road, Tianhe district
Baiyun district public security bureau office certificate center, 2nd floor registration center
Add: 331 Baiyun Avenue North
Huangpu district Xiangxuesan road office
Add: 3 Xiangxue Third Road, Huangpu district
Huangpu district Gangwan road office
Add: 83 Gangwan Road, Huangpu district
Guangzhou public security bureau Huadu district branch bureau licensing center
Add: 185 Jianshebei Road
Tel: 83166177, 13728021089, 13538720023
Panyu district public security bureau
Add: 155 Fuhuadong Road, Panyu district
Nansha district government service center
Add: 1 Fenghuang Avenue, Nansha district
Conghua district licensing center
Add: 128, Hebin North Road, Chengjiao Street
Guangzhou public security bureau Zengcheng branch bureau comprehensive licensing center
Add: 3 Jinhui Road, Yucheng Street, Zengcheng district
Guangzhou public security bureau Zengcheng branch bureau Xintang office service point
Add: 40 Fuqian Road, Xintang town, Zengcheng district