The officers at the PSB bureau don’t understand me. What vocabulary do I need?

As if losing your passport is not a headache in itself, for all the entailing paperwork you have to talk to officials who often only speak Chinese. Here is a list of useful vocabulary for this:

派出所登记表 pàichūsuǒ děngjìbiǎo police registration
学生证 xuéshēng zhèng student-ID
房客 fángkè tenant
派出所 pàichūsuǒ police station
北京公安局出入境管理处 běijīng gōngānjú chūrùjìng guǎnlǐchù Beijing Public Security Bureau Exit and Entry-Management Office
护照报失证明 hùzhào bàoshī zhèngmíng confirmation of reporting the loss of passport
德国大使馆 déguó dàshǐguǎn German Embassy
丹麦大使馆 dānmài dàshǐguǎn Danish Embassy
应急护照 yìngjí hùzhào emergency passport
失效文件 shīxiào wénjiàn invalid document
转机处服务台 zhuǎnjīchǔfúwùtái transfer desk
短期游客 duǎnqī yóukè short term visitor

 


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