Aerial view of Tea fields in China

Article 31. Revocation or invalidation of passports of persons not yet eligible for issuance of immigration papers for their commission of prohibited acts

Article 31. Revocation or invalidation of passports of persons not yet eligible for issuance of immigration papers for their commission of prohibited acts

  1. When having grounds to believe that a person who has obtained a passport but is not yet eligible for issuance of immigration papers as specified in Clause 1, Article 21 of this Law, the passport-issuing agency shall check and request him/her to return the passport which remains valid for invalidation.
  2. If unable to revoke a passport which remains valid, the passport-issuing agency shall invalidate the passport.