China: Talent Visa for foreign high level talents

Jan 2018

The State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Public Security recently released an official Notice on the “Guidelines for the Implementation of the Talent Visa” (the “Guideline”), which aims to define the Talent Visa (the “R Visa”) policy and process in order to attract high-level foreign talents into China. This new guideline will be implemented cross China with three phrases, with the first phase commencing in 9 provinces and cities from 1 January 2018.

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