Aiming to attract more talented people and investments from overseas, China has introduced a more flexible, pragmatic and market-oriented regulation on permanent residence for foreigners.
List of agreement on mutual visa exemption between the People's Republic of China and foreign countries
China was compelled to temporarily suspend entry into the country of foreign passport holders with valid visas or residence permits in order to deal with the spread of COVID-19.
A Chinese visa is a permit issued by the Chinese visa authorities to an alien for entry into, exit from or transit through China.
Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity and blank visa pages, and a photocopy of the passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate.