Requirements for Language Teachers in China

Below is a reference of ‘native-English speaking’ regions as defined by China’s Foreign Experts Bureau. Teachers from these regions meet the requirements to teach English.

The list will be updated regularly to support applicants, and may not reflect the requirements of government agencies. It should not be used for authoritative purposes, other than to ascertain whether an application is justified.

Australia
Canada
Ireland
New Zealand
Republic of Singapore
South Africa
United States of America
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Ascension Island
Bahamas
Bailiwick of Jersey 
Barbados
Bermuda
British Antarctic Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory
Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Gibraltar
Grenada
Guernsey
Islas Falkland
Isle of Man
Jamaica
Montserrat
Pitcairn Islands
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Saint Helena
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands
The British Cayman Islands
The British Virgin Islands
The Dominican Republic
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
The Turks and Caicos Islands
The United States Virgin Islands
Tristan da Cunha 
U.K. Sovereign Base Area