Good Samaritan Case Study 5:
Stay permit application experience and cost
From Samaritan #5:
“The cost was 160RMB for an Irish passport.
documents i needed were: bank statement (in this case i used a screenshot) police registration, and the other documents that you mentioned.
I initially asked for a 30 day extension, the lady behind the counter offered me a 60day extension, so after rewriting my personal request for the extension, asking for the 60 days. I submitted everything and was issued the visa 7 days later.
The experience was very easy.
Hope this helps.”
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