Refugees and asylum-seekers registered with UNHCR in China are permitted to stay in China. As a refugee or an asylum-seeker, you should:
- Comply with all Chinese laws and respect local traditions, customs, and culture.
- Register with the local police station as required by Chinese Exit and Entry Administration Law.
- Renew your UNHCR certificate on time.
- Keep UNHCR updated on your contact information including phone number, email address and residential address in China.
- Provide UNHCR with truthful and complete information. Committing any fraud while accessing UNHCR’s services will have negative consequences on processing your case and/or your eligibility for services.
If you violate any law or regulation in China, you will be held legally accountable according to relevant laws. UNHCR is not in a position to intervene with domestic law enforcement authorities.