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China Permanent Residence Application: Explaining the Process in Shanghai


We explain the procedure for and benefits of obtaining a Chinese permanent residence ID card, with a focus on Shanghai.

Hong Kong’s Visa Regime – Applying to Visit, Work, Study, and Invest in Hong Kong


An introduction to the latest Hong Kong visa requirements for visitors, students, job seekers, and investors going to Hong Kong.

How Can Foreigners Enter China Under the COVID-19 Travel Restrictions?


This article offers China entry guidance to the different categories of foreigners based on their visa type, inoculation status, nationality, and so on.

China Visas Explained


China issues several different types of visas for a variety of purposes. Here, we provide details on all of the different types of visas and their applications and permitted uses.

Obtaining China’s New Unified Foreign Work Permit


China has launched the new unified work permit in select regions across the country, which integrates the foreign work permits – the Z-visa and R-visa – and grades workers on a three tier system. Understand the full application procedure and the requirements for obtaining the new foreign work permit.

China’s New Exit-Entry Law Targets Illegal Foreigners


By Yao Lu Jul. 6 – With the aim of curbing the illegal entry, stay and employment of foreigners as well as clarifying punishments for people who enter, live or work in the country illegally, China’s top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), concluded its 27th meeting and passed a new […]

China Crackdown on Illegal Employment and Visa Overstays by Foreign Nationals


In a report to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee on April 25, Deputy Minister of Public Security Yang Huanning noted that the government will reinforce its management of foreign nationals who have entered China illegally, have overstayed their allotted time, or who are illegitimately working in the country.

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