Living in China

Includes how to access healthcare, get a document legalised, lists of lawyers and how to vote abroad.

  1. China travel advice

    Latest travel advice for China including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  2. China – List of Lawyers and Translators/Interpreters

    List of English speaking lawyers and translators/interpreters

  3. Copyright Recordal in China

    UK companies may benefit from voluntary copyright recordal as part of a China IP strategy.

  4. Factsheet on Bad-faith Trade marks in China

    Bad-faith trade mark applications is the most common business irritant reported to the British Embassy in Beijing.

  5. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised

  6. Information for victims of rape and sexual assault in China

    Advice for British nationals in China on reporting rape or sexual assault, finding medical treatment and engaging with the Chinese legal authorities.

  7. IP and Education in China

    Intellectual property protection can underpin success for UK companies in China's booming education sector.

  8. List of hospitals in China

    This list of hospitals has been prepared for the convenience of British Nationals who may require medical services in China.

  9. Living in China

    Advice for British people living in China.

  10. Medical treatment in China

    This page is designed to provide British Nationals with an overview of medical treatment in China and information on how the FCO can help if a British National is in hospital.

  11. Nationality in China

    This page is designed to provide British Nationals with guidance on nationality in China.

  12. Support for British nationals abroad: A guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCO can provide.

  13. UK benefits if you're going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you're abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  14. Voting if you move or live abroad

    How to vote if you move or live abroad, including eligibility and registration