1. How does one check into hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, schools or other accommodation facilities in China?
To stay in such areas, foreigners need to show their visas or residency permits and fill in a Temporary Registration form. To live in unopened areas, another visiting certificate is necessary.
2. What procedures are required for those who live in Chinese citizens' houses?
For a stay in cities and towns, hosts or foreigners need to hold the guests' visas, certificates and the hosts' registered permanent residences to report to the local public security department and fill in Temporary Registration forms within 24 hours. For a stay in rural areas, the necessary declaration to police offices or the departments of registered permanent residents is required within 72 hours.
3. What procedures are required for those who live in foreign institutions or foreigners' homes in China?
For a stay in such places, the organizations, guests or hosts need to hold the guests' visas or residency permits to report to police offices and fill in Temporary Registration forms within 24 hours.
4. Is there any requirement for the use of mobile homes?
For a temporary stay in mobile homes, foreigners need to declare to the local public-security department within 24 hours. The organizations or individuals who supply the mobile homes to foreigners need to declare such to the local public-security department 24 hours in advance.