Local SIM Card

There are currently three Chinese mobile service providers that have branches located on the Tsinghua University campus:

China Mobile

Located at C Building and Zhaolanyuan (C楼, 照澜院)

China Unicom

Located close to Teaching Building 5 (五教附近)

China Telecom

Located at Zhaolanyuan (照澜院)

When purchasing a Chinese SIM card, students must bring along the following:

· Original passport

· RMB in cash


· The national code for China is 86, and the Beijing telephone area code is 010.

· After purchasing a Chinese SIM card, students should memorize their new Mainland Chinese phone number.

· A Mainland Chinese mobile phone number is required in order to apply for a Chinese bank card.