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Asked by Cliff from Spain | Jan. 31, 2020 23:31
About:China Embassy in Spain

Renew a residence visa but cannot return to China to do this

I hold a work permit and residence visa expiring end of February 2020 but cannot return to China to renew due to the virus. I am presently in Spain. How to renew?

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Answered by Jackie from Spain | Feb. 02, 2020 18:27
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Cliff, I think you have to wait until the work visa expires and apply for a new work visa. It's not possible to renew a China visa outside of China.
Answered by Cliff from Spain | Feb. 03, 2020 02:24
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Thanks Jackie,
Problem is I need to apply for a visit visa to get into China to make the application!!
Answered by Jackie from Spain | Feb. 05, 2020 18:22
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You can apply for a visit visa to China and then convert it to a work visa after you arrive in China.
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