Online site which allows language learners to practice pinyin, the best method of Romanising the Chinese language.
Beijing Hospital Service Guide
Online guide to hospitals in Bejing with map coverage of hospitals in each district.
Beijing Information Centre (British Council)
Cultural and educational service for links between the UK and China. Open Monday to Friday from 09:00-17:00. At Cultural and Education Section British Embassy, 4/F Landmark Building Tower 1 8 Dongsanhuan Beilu, Beijing 100004.
Beijing Tax Bureau Foreign Section
haoyang local tax office department for foreigners. At 40 Guangqu Donglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Beijing-LEEO, Chinese Driving License
Consultancy which provides assistance in obtaining a Chinese driving license, visas, business registration, Tibet Travel permit and other services. Open dailyf rom 09:00-18:00. At Rm.1503, Aviation Mansion, 2A Xidawang Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Beijing Emergency Medical Serivce Guide
Online guide to seeking emergency medical treatment including help with phrases in Chinese for common medical problems and a directory and map of hospitals throughout the city.
Practical advice and information on travelling to China and daily life in China.
Beijing Traffic Management Bureau
Official website of the governments Traffic Management Bureau with information on traffic, safety advice, route planning, vehicle inspection and licensing.
Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau
Information on visas and residence permit applications as well as public safety in Beijing.
Automobile Administrative Office
Official office where the computer test is administered and licenses issued. At the Foreign Affairs Branch, Public Security and Traffic Administrative Bureau, 18 Nansihuan Donglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Independent Pet and Animal Transportation Association (IPATA...
Information on shipping and pets internationally.
Having a Baby in China
Website with a wealth of practical information on having a baby in China including details of hospitals, pregnancy vocabulary, doctor visits and general advice.
International and Chinese news in English as well as a wealth of practical advice for living in China including business, sports, education and entertainment.
The Friendship Store
Offers a relic inspection service for foreigners wanting to leave China with relics and antiques. Home visits also available. Open Monday and Friday from 13:30-17:00. At Jianguomenwai Dajie, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Helpline for Expats
Dedicated hotline for assisting foreigners in Beijing with daily inconveniences including locksmiths. The service is available 24 hours a day in English and other languages.
Travel Guide China
Online train ticket booking service and guide to buying train tickets in China.
Beijing Kids Home and Relocation Guide
Practical advice on moving to and living in China with children.