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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.


Premier Li hails aviation cooperation

The Premier said cooperation on aviation has become the model of practical cooperation between China and France.

Partnership will benefit all

China and France will set up a fund to boost production and third party market cooperation, the Premier said.

Policy briefing: Full transcript, July 3

The State Council holds policy briefing on July 3, focusing on reforms to build the three-in-one certificate registration system.


Premier Li meets French president, PM

The Premier agreed to set up a mutual fund to support their joint cooperation with third parties while meeting with French President Hollande. He also held talks with his French counterpart Valls, and pledged to promote practical cooperation.


New insurance investment fund

The State Council approved the establishment of an insurance investment fund - expected to be worth 300-billion yuan.

Jiangbei new area gets green light

The State Council approved Jiangsu provincial government’s application to establish the Jiangbei new area in Nanjing.