Dealing with police registration in Shanghai
Police registration has to be done within 24 hours of arriving in Shanghai, any tourist without a residence permit must register at a local police station to acquire a temporary residence permit. Go to the police station that matches your apartment, go in and you’ll see it takes a proximately 5 minutes, quick right?
You must bring:
- Your passport and visa – the original and a copy.
- A copy of the property ownership certificate
- A copy of the landlord’s ID or passeport
- Your lease – the original and a copy.
If you are staying at the hotel, lucky you the hotel lobby takes care of it!
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