Recently, the immigration bureau issues the good results for he new immigration policies since they were issued in this July.
1. Since 1st July, there are 197 foreigners and their relatives obtained the Chinese Green Card. Among them, 174 foreigners getting green card because they meet the requirement on the individual tax and salary;
2. Since 1st July, there are 1708 foreigners obtained the port visa or longer term resident permit. Among them, 715 foreigners obtained the long term resident permit because now it is allowed for the longer term resident permit if the applicant applied for the resident permit the third time and with no bad record;
The immigration bureau also arrange their action further to attract the foreign talents, mainly on the below points.
1. 144-hour visa waiver: the applicable port will be expanded to Shanghai (all ports), Jiangsu (Nanjing Lukou Airport), Zhejiang (Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport);
2. The detailed company list for the foreign talents who can apply for the green card, port visa as well as to hire the foreign servant (as the “Career List”) is issued. You can check on the website of Shanghai Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs for its details. Such list will be updated from time to time;
3. The bonus after taxation can be also considered as the individual income when the foreigner applies for the green card;
4. Now, only the foreign talent can hire the foreign servant. But the government is considering to expand the applicant to Hongkong, Macau and Taiwan;
If you have any questions, please send the email to me.
Ms. Jojo Hu
TEL: 0086-21-68868335 ext 324 / FAX: 0086-21-68868021