Since Dec 2, foreigners in Shanghai have been able to apply for both work and residence permits at a single service window at the municipal bureau of exit-entry administration.
The Shanghai Municipal Government and the Ministry of Public Security signed a memorandum of cooperation on Nov 19 to establish a more convenient exit-entry and immigration system for foreigners.
More than 1,160 multinational companies have headquarters or R&D centers located in Shanghai, according to official statistics, suggesting strong international confidence in the China market.
Twelve foreign individuals from eight countries were given the 2019 Shanghai Magnolia Gold Award on Sept 29 in recognition of their significant contributions to the city.
Shanghai released a guidebook on its talent policies on Aug 21, catering to HR managers and talents interested in coming to the city to work, start a business or settle down.
Construction on the Tsung-Dao Lee Institute in Shanghai Zhangjiang Science City is scheduled to be completed in August 2020, local media reported on Aug 13.
- Guide to Application for High-end Foreign Talent Recognition
- Notice on Further Improvement of Online Approval for Foreigner’s Work Permit in China (Version 3.0) and Optimization of Matters Related to Foreigner’s Work Permit in Shanghai
- Notice on Supporting Foreign Talents and Team Members in Handling Work Permit within Entrepreneurial Period