High-level foreign talents which meet the relevant requirements can apply for an R visa that allows them to stay in Jinan for 180 days at a time. They can also apply for a foreign residence certificate that is valid for two to five years.
China will strengthen border entry and exit control to prevent the import of COVID-19 cases, an official of the National Immigration Administration said on Aug 4.
An online English-language service offering information on immigration services along with a telephone hotline officially started operations on April 8.
Mass vaccination is the only way for China to build herd immunity against the novel coronavirus and fully reopen to the world, a renowned health expert said.
Multiple measures will be adopted to assist elderly people applying for exit and entry documents and help them address difficulties they face in using information technology, the National Immigration Administration said on Feb 23.
China's circuit breaker arrangement for international passenger flights was tightened on Wednesday to contain the spread of COVID-19.
China will allow the entry of foreign nationals holding three categories of valid Chinese residence permits starting on Monday, according to an announcement jointly made by the Foreign Ministry and the National Immigration Administration.
China requires all inbound passengers to provide a negative nucleic acid test result before their flights, its civil aviation regulator said on Tuesday, as part of efforts to curb cross-border spread of COVID-19 amid increased international travel.