申请签证时，申请人和接待单位须回答有关询问并提供下列材料：Foreigners applying for visa and the recipient organization must answer related questions and submit the following papers:
1、单位公函。The official letter issued by the local recipient organization.
2、填写完整、准确、真实的《外国人签证、居留许可申请表》（须用蓝色或黑色的钢笔或碳素笔填写）。Fill completely and correctly in Visa and Residence Permit Application Form with black or blue pen or ball-point pen.
3、近期二寸正面半身免冠彩色照片1张（贴于申请表）。One latest colorful, two-inch, half-length, bareheaded, and full-face photo for the application form.
4、有效护照原件及护照照片页、有效中国签证、最近一次入境章复印件。The original and copy of valid passport, Chinese visa and entry seal.
5、住宿申报证明原件和复印件（住地公安派出所出具，住宿旅店的免交）。The original and copy of Registration Form of Temporary Residence from local police station，it is not requested if you lodge at hotel.
6、有效单位营业执照副本及复印件（或其他有效法人资格证明原件及复印件）。The original and copy of the valid Duplicate of Business License or other qualified certificate of legal person for recipient organization.
7、来华进行短期文化、医学等方面交流、进修的，还须提供相关主管部门出具的批件。Foreigners coming for short-term exchange or advanced studies in culture, medicine and so on should also submit the approval by relevant department in charge.
〔注意事项Notice〕：需复印的申请材料应用A4纸复印。The copy of documents should be copied with A4 paper.
重要提示: Important Notice:
1、按照我国法律规定，如果您在出租房、居民家中投宿，须于抵达后24小时（农村72小时）内到住地公安派出所办理住宿申报手续。In accordance the law and regulation of China, if you rent a house or lodge at home of a Chinese resident, you should, within 24 hours (72 hours in rural areas) of your arrival, report and register accommodation to the local police station，it is not requested if you lodge at hotel.
2、您所提供的申请材料和所填表格的信息应确保有效和真实，如提供虚假材料或申报信息不真实、不完整，会影响到您居留和出入境证件的获得。公安机关有权依法对申请材料和信息进行调查和核实，申请人和有关单位及个人有义务积极配合和协助。It must be valid and true for your application materials and information filled in Visa and Residence Permit Application Form. If the materials and information were false or incorrect, it would affect your obtaining residence and entry-exit certificates. The police agency has right and responsibility for making investigation in accordance with law on the materials you submit and circumstances involved. During the investigation, applicants, relevant agencies and personals are obliged to cooperate with us positively.
3、投诉电话： 010-66266400（公安部出入境管理局）、0871-3051218（云南省公安厅出入境管理局）、0871-3017586（昆明市公安局出入境管理处）。Complaint Tel: 010-66266400(Exit-Entry Administration Department of Ministry of Public Security, 0871-3051218(Exit-Entry Administration Department of Yunnan province), 0871-3017586(Exit-Entry Administration Department of Kunming).