Our Services

ShortcutZ-China specializes in document authentication and legalization for work permit applications in the People’s Republic of China. We help foreign employees prepare their documents in the fastest, easiest and most affordable manner. We offer streamlined services that save you and your employees time and money. Whether you need university diplomas, criminal background checks or teaching certificates authenticated, let us help you speed up the process.

Authentication Background Check 

For any work permit application in the PRC you will be required to submit a criminal background check. Whether you have an FBI background check from the US (Identity History Summary Check), an ACRO police certificate from the UK, or a RCMB criminal record check from Canada, we will help you get your document ready in the fastest and most efficient manner possible.

Country and Type

(US): FBI Background Check (Identity History Summary Check)

(US): Regional Background Check

(UK):  ACRO Police Certificate

(Canada): RCMP Criminal Record Check

(New Zealand): Criminal Conviction History

(South Africa): SAPS

(Ireland): Police Certificate (Garda)

(Germany): Polizeiliches Führungszeugnis

Legalization Service

(US): Department of State, Chinese Embassy

(US): Public Notary, Department of State, Chinese Embassy

(UK): FCO, Chinese Embassy

(Canada): Global Affairs, Chinese Embassy

(New Zealand): MFAT, Chinese Embassy

(South Africa): DIRCO, Chinese Embassy

(Ireland): DFA, Chinese Embassy

(Germany): BVA, Chinesisches Konsulat

Turnaround Time

(US): 10 business days

(US): 10 business days

(UK): 12 business days

(Canada): 12 business days

(New Zealand): 12 business days

(South Africa): 20-25 business days

(Ireland): 12 business days

(Germany): 12 business days

Processing Fee

(US): 1200 CNY; 185 USD

(US): 1200 CNY; 185 USD

(UK): 1800 CNY; 200 GBP

(Canada): 1500 CNY; 220 USD

(New Zealand): 1200 CNY; 230 NZD

(South Africa): 1500 CNY; 220 USD

(Ireland): 1400 CNY; 185 EUR

(Germany): 1500 CNY; 195 EUR

Additional Countries

Please contact us for a detailed quotation with expected turnaround time and processing fee.


If you want to apply for an FBI background check while living in China, we can assist you with fingerprinting and FBI approved Channeler Services. Send us an E-Mail indicating your current location in China for further inquiry.

Who are our Customers?

Foreign Employees and Interns in China
English Teachers, Language Schools and Universities
Foreign and Local Companies in China