Article 20. Issuance of international travel documents

Article 20. Issuance of international travel documents

  1. An international travel document applicant shall submit his/her dossier and receive dossier processing results at a competent agency specified in Clause 2 of this Article. In case of refusal to grant an international travel document, a competent agency or dossier-receiving person shall issue a written reply to the applicant, clearly stating the reason.
  2. Public security offices of communes, wards and townships, public security divisions of rural districts, urban districts, towns and provincial cities, and immigration offices of provincial-level Departments of Public Security of localities that border the neighboring countries shall issue international travel documents to the persons specified in Article 19 of this Law.
  3. The Government shall prescribe in detail order, procedures and competence for issuance of international travel documents; and prescribe revocation and invalidation of international travel documents.