STEP ONE

Book accommodation

After deposits are received, you can book your accommodation on our online booking form.

The accommodation booking link will sent to you through email (which you must book before 15 July).

International students have several accommodation options.

STEP TWO

Provide a photo for your ID

The photo upload form will be sent to you via email.

If you don’t require accommodation, please ignore the accommodation section.

STEP THERE

Apply for your student visa

In order to come to China and study at XJTLU, you are required to apply for a student visa. You need to make the application in our own country or where you are living before entering China.

STEP FOUR

Book airport pick-up service

We provide a free pick up service to all new international students at Pudong Airport and Hongqiao Airport in Shanghai.

STEP FIVE

Pre-travel information

All students should read our advice about preparing for a happy and healthy stay in China.

STEP SIX

Accommodation check-in

XJTLU provides on-site support to help you check into your accommodation.

STEP SEVEN

Police registration within 24 hours after arrival into China

All foreign nationals moving to China are required to register with the nearby police station after they arrive. All students at XJTLU will need to do this in the station located less than 10 minutes’ walk from campus.

STEP EIGHT

Residence permit application

International students who will stay in China for more than six months have to apply for a residence permit within 30 days after their arrival in China. The 30 days are counted from the entry date which is indicated on the Chinese entry stamp on passport. XJTLU will help you apply for this residence permit.

STEP NINE

UNIVERSITY REGISTRATION (on-site and online at e-Bridge)

University registration is an essential process for all students to complete at the beginning of each academic year, which involves two parts: on-site registration and online registration.

STEP TEN

Induction programme

The induction programme at XJTLU is mandatory for all students. The programme contains all the key information you need to start your study and stay in China successfully. It is also a great opportunity to meet your fellow students and meet new friends from China and all over the world.

STEP ELEVEN

Opening a Chinese bank account

It is very useful to have a local bank account in China. This will save you time and money, and allow you to use China’s advanced e-payment technologies which make life here very convenient.

STEP TWELVE

Download the Welcome Guide

Download the full International Student Welcome Guide for this and many more details.