Foreigners will be able to make appointments and inquiries related to their visas and other documents starting from Oct 9 on the government service platform of the National Immigration Administration.
China's visa offices abroad will resume issuing all types of visas to foreigners on Wednesday to facilitate cross-border travels.
China has eased border entry restrictions for international students and business travelers starting on Wednesday as part of broader steps to facilitate greater cross-border travel and exchanges more than two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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.