Shanghai needs to attract global talents and make full use of them to contribute to the city's development.
Expats in Shanghai can now apply online for residence permits and receive the document in as little as three working days.
Shanghai authorities issued green cards to a Nobel laureate and five other foreigners on Monday, signifying the city's further move to attract foreign talents by simplifying the procedure of applying for permanent residency.
Shanghai streamlined the procedures on Monday for highly skilled foreigners working in the municipality to get their residence permits within three working days through an online application, the municipality's latest measure to attract such overseas workers.
Shanghai has simplified procedures to issue R visa to foreign experts whose skills are urgently needed.
Shanghai has issued the "foreign high-end talent confirmation letter" to 52 high-profile foreign experts since Jan 1 when the policy took effect, the highest number across the country so far.
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