Government Services Directory

One-stop shop directory for Government Services in the Philippines and China, that may be relevant for business, work, and better living. We do not endorse any in the list. Info may change without prior notice. Do your own due diligence.

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Philippine Consulate in Shanghai


0086 139 1747 7112 PH Consulate SH (for real emergencies only, otherwise contact here)

Office of the Police Liason Attache, Philippine Embassy Beijing

PCOL Neil Balinsangan 0086 18600849075

PEMS Rewel P Ocampo 0086 18600840975

DTI Department of Trade and Industry

Go to Trade Support for more tips and leads

AFP Armed Forces of the Philippines

Bureau of Customs

BIR Bureau of Internal Revenue (Taxes)

Civil Registry Services

(NSO, birth certificates, marriage certificates, CENOMAR)

CSC Civil Service Commission

COMELEC Commission on Elections (OFWs register in the PH Consulate)

CHED Commission of Higher Education (Diploma notarial)

DFA Department of Foreign Affairs (Passports, OFW assistance)

DOH Department of Health

DOJ Department of Justice

DOLE Department of Labor and Employment (PH local)

DOST Department of Science and Technology

IPO Intellectual Property Office

Go to Intellectual Property Directory

LTO Land Transportation Office

NBI National Bureau of Investigations (PH Police clearance)

Online Renewal or Booking:

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OWWA Overseas Workers Welfare Authority (OFW Assistance)

PAGIBIG Fund (Housing & Financial loans)

PCSO Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (medical financial assistance)

PHILHEALTH Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (maternity, sickness benefits)

PHLPOST Postal Services

PNP Philippine National Police

POEA Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (OFW Assistance)

SEC Securities and Exchange Commission (incorporating business)

SSS Social Security System (maternity, sickness, retirement benefits, loans)

Government Services in China

Know any relevant China or Shanghai government services? I.e. notary public, foreign affairs, business bureaus, or info relevant to working and living in China? Contact us


The Shanghai Call Centre provides both English and Chinese information about tourist destinations, culture, sports, trade, medical care and other issues of daily life in Shanghai.

114 China Local Directory Assistance


110 Police (63215380 foreigners) ALL EMERGENCIES

120 Ambulance (63240898)

119 Fire (63213535)

122 Traffic Accidents

12395 SOS in Water

Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau

Handles all visa applications for Foreigners, and Locals traveling abroad. Visa extensions, work visa applications, overstaying visas are processed only here. Expect long waiting lines. Most officers can speak in English

Address: 1500 Minsheng Lu, near Yingchun Lu, Pudong, Shanghai, China
民生路1500号, 近迎春路

Visa Hotline +86 21 28951900

Hotlines: +86 21-35886666  / +86 21 3862 0168

Office hours: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm

CN Website:

EN Website:

Work Permit and Residence Visa updates:

                       Visa Wechat Account


Immigration & Border Control Inquiries, Shanghai

Hotline: +8621 31366000


SH Consumer Complaint Bureau

Hotlines: +8621 64226930 , +8621 64033275

Notary Public of China


SH Huangpu:

Address: Xianggang Road 150, Shanghai 上海市香港路150号

SH Jingan: 上海市东方公证处 Shanghai Oriental Notary

Address: No.660, Fengyang Road, Shanghai 200041



Jingan Tel: +86 21 6215 4848

SH Pudong:

Address: 228 HuaShan Rd. (2nd Floor) 上海市华山路228号

Pudong Tel: +86 21-58396060

Locations in SH, Nanjing, Suzhou:

Notarial Services:

CN vs HK:

Shanghai Foreign Affairs



Address: 228 HuaShan Rd. (2nd Floor) 上海市华山路228号

Visa 101:

Shanghai Tax Bureau

Changning District: 1827 Tianshan Road, Shanghai


Changning Tel: +86 21 22208766

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 8:30-11:30am  13:30-16:30pm

Address list:

Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce



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Puxi: 301 Zhaojiabang Road, Shanghai 200032 (4th floor)


Trunkline: +86-21-64220000


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Shanghai Business Bureaus

CN Address list:

Changning District: 上海工商局长宁分局

Changning Business 101:

Address: 1436 Changning Road, Shanghai, 200020


Changning Tel: +86 21 62113277+86 21 22253011

Shanghai Bei An for Business


Changning District: Room 812, 599 Changning Road, Shanghai


Foreign Work Permit Applications (physical)

Shanghai Changning District Human REsource Service Center (Shanghai Changing Disctrict Foreign Expert Bureau)


Changning District: 上海市长宁区人才服务中心(上海市长宁区外国专家局) 长宁区金钟路999号A栋 

Foreign Work Permit Applications (online) for companies and individuals


Go to Intellectual Property Directory

Shanghai Transport System

Go to Travel Directory


Dapuqiao Police Station of Huangpu Public Security Bureau

315 Xietu Road 斜土路315号

0086 21 23035353

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