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Penalties for Illegal Residence


In case your residence permit is overdue and you stay in China illegally, you may:

1) be given a warning

2) be imposed with a fine of 500 RMB for each day of your illegal stay with a maximum of 5000 RMB

3) be held in detention for 3 to 10 days

4) be ordered to leave China within a specified period if the case is serious