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    How Do Foreigners Work Legally In China

    China will be executing a more 'proactive, open, and efficient' policy to attract overseas knowledge. Through this brand-new policy, it will ideally become simpler for immigrants to begin working here legally.

    Authorizations and certificates required to operate in China

    Immigrants who operate in China need to get a work permit and a work-type residence permit in accordance with appropriate policies. No entities or individual shall utilize foreigners who do not have these two files.


    Apply online from outside China for a Foreigner's Work Permit Notice

    Make an application for a Z or R visa at a Chinese embassy or consulate

    Look for the Foreigner's Work Permit at a foreigner work management department

    Request work-type residence allows at a public security department

    Do you fulfill the standard requirements to operate in China?

    Companies Must:

    Be legally established, without a record of extreme unlawful habits or lack of credit

    Use immigrants for specialized posts that comply with nationwide guidelines, where no ideal Chinese prospects are available

    Pay foreigners at no less than local base pay standards

    Obtain approval needed by commercial management departments according to laws and policies

    Candidates Must:

    Be aged over 18, be in good health, have no rap sheet, have a definite employer in China, and have essential professional skills and knowledge

    Get positions that are much required in China and assist in China's economic development

    Abide by laws or regulations covering immigrants' operate in China

    Applying for a Foreigner's Work Permit

    Just 7 items are required for application:

    Application form for Foreigner's Work Permit

    Task qualification certificate

    Medical certificate (except for immigrants who already have a valid home license).

    Employment agreement, employment certificate, or government authorisation letter.

    Passport, visa or valid residence permit.

    Certificate (diploma) of greatest academic degree or relevant vocational certification certificate.

    Non-criminal record certificate.

    Note: Application products likewise require 'visas'.

    According to global practices, a few of the application materials, consisting of academic degree diplomas or trade qualification certificates, and non-criminal record certificates, need to have consular authentication.

    ' Green Channel' for 'High-End Foreign Talents'

    High-end foreign talents consist of researchers, leading sci & tech professionals, global business owners, and skills who satisfy the score assessment standards. For these individuals, the 'green channel' can streamline and improve the application procedure further.

    Green channel treatments consist of:.

    Online application, paper product confirmation not required if already hired by pertinent national skill programs.

    Needing only a candidate's commitment concerning a non-criminal record certificate, just certain candidates might proceed on a personal confirmation basis in regards to their greatest academic degree diplomas, or any other professional qualifications. Others might be required to supply supporting files.

    Other green channel points of note:.

    High-end talents (type A) with other kinds of visa or legitimate home permits currently in China might obtain a Foreigner's Work Permit directly.

    Processing time of application, extension or cancellation of a Foreigner's Work Permit is reduced to 5 work days.

    May request a Foreigner's Work Permit with a valid period of a maximum of 5 years.