How to Transfer Money from Wenzhou-Kean University (China) to (foreign) Home? 

 

From Sept. 01, 2019, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) directly deposits salary of (foreign) faculty members on 'Chinese Bank Account'. 

 

Transferring money from China to (foreign) home is becoming faculty members' responsibility. 

 

Monthly, two Chinese banks (ICBC and Bank of China) will come to campus and help WKU's foreign faculty members transferring money. But WKU faculty members need to be prepared to transfer money from a Chinese bank account to a foreign bank account. 

 

Here is a possible 'practice' to manage and to make international money transfer smoothly. 

 

1. Make a primary account that has no 'International Money Transfer' limit. 

 

China strictly controls 'international money transfer' especially from China to a foreign country. You need to open a primary account that has 'no international money transfer' at your Chinese domestic bank. You need to bring a few numbers of documents (such as Passport, Tax Record from the school's finance department, and Chinese domestic phone number) to open the account. 

 

 

You may need to visit the bank physically at least one time to make the 'No Limit' primary account. 

 

Here is the information of ICBC location. 

 

 

Address: No. 99 Xiangyuan Road, Wenzhou

Tel: 0577-8887-7878

 

 

 

2. You can make a secondary account (10,000 RMB limited international money transfer) of living in China. 

 

Separating international money transfer account from living expenses account can help us to manage money better. The living expense secondar card can be used to pay Chinese domestic expenses (e.g. Alipay, Taobao, WeChat pay). When you come to your Chinese Bank, you can make a primary and a secondary account at the same time. And you can manage 'International Money Transfer Account' and 'Domestic transaction Account' separately. 

 

 

3. Transfer your salary to your home account (monthly or whatever you want) when Chinese bank comes to WKU campus. 

Necessary Documents: 

Living in China and transferring money to (foreign) home is not an easy task, but it can be done smoothly if we can work together. 

 

Best regards,

Jeonghwan (Jerry) Choi, PhD, MBA, ME

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Program Coordinator & Assistant Professor

Department of Management, Marketing and International Business

College of Business and Public Management

Kean University (Wenzhou, China)

Tel.: (+86 577) 5587-0731

E-mail: jechoi@kean.edu 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by Jeonghwan Choi

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