For lodging at guesthouse,hotel,inn,hostel,school or other enterprise and institutions or at government organs or other Chinese organizations,aliens shall present valid passports or resident certificates and fill in registration forms of temporary accomodation. They shall present travel permits when seeking accomodation in areas closed to aliens.
When an alien wishes to lodge at the home of a Chinese resident in urban areas,the host or the lodger shall, within 24 hours of the lodger's passport and certificate as well as the host's residence booklet and fill in registration forms of temporary accomodation. In rural areas, the host or lodger shall report to the local police station or residence registration office within 72 hours of the lodger's arrival.
Aliens who lodge temporily in movable living facilities shall, within 24 hours of arrival, report to the local police station. The institutions or individuals that furnish sites for the aliens' movable living facilities shall report to the local police station at 24 hours ahead of time.