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Learn more about the different types of Chinese visa for foreign nationals, how to apply, and answers to frequently asked questions.


New measures concern eligibility requirements for permanent residency for foreigners working in some organizations.


Foreigners who accept a job in China should apply for a Foreign Employment Permit. Senior-level employees should also apply for a Foreign Expert Certificate.


This section features information which will help visitors plan their trip to China.


Congratulations on anniversary of ties

Premier Li and his Singaporean counterpart exchanged messages to mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

Fiscal funds must not remain idle

“Revitalizing idle assets” has become a solid measure of the central government’s proactive fiscal policy.

South China stays on alert for Mujigae

China is still on alert for Mujigae and heavy rain one day after the typhoon made landfall in South China and caused huge havoc.


National flag hairpins become fashion

During the National Day holiday, tens of thousands of national flags made their appearance not only on the buildings or poles, but also flying proud on people’s heads. From afar, it looks like a five-starred red flag has germinated from the top of the head.


Exhibition industry to get boost

The State Council has approved an inter-ministerial conference system on exhibition industry to promote its development.

Businesses urged to work online and off

The State Council vowed to further stimulate online and offline interaction, in a bid to explore new business models.