Working in China

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Application for visa

Foreigners intending to enter China shall apply for a visa, except the situations where there exists a visa exemption agreement or China grants a visa exemption.

Documents needed for application of Foreigner's Work Permit

Under the new system, the employer and foreign applicant can complete the application and submit necessary supporting documents electronically.

How do foreigners work legally in China

Foreigners who work in China must obtain a work permit and a work-type residence permit.

Requirements for foreigners working in China

Foreigners who want to seek employment in China shall meet the following conditions.


In order to facilitate the introduction of foreign expertise, China set up some projects and job fairs for talents around the world.

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