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China Talent Visa Application (R Visa)

Updated:2018-4-27 15:39:15    Source:www.tannet-group.comViews:277

China talent visa (R visa) has a validity period of 10 years, which makes it easier for foreign talents to visit China. In order to implement a more active, open and effective talent policy, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued measures for the implementation of R visa system.

Who can apply for R visa?
High-level and urgently needed foreign talent can apply for R visa, including scientists, leading talents in science and technology, international entrepreneurs, professional talent, and talents with specific high-level skills.

Standards for R visa application
High-end foreign talents who meet one of the requirements of the Pilot Implementation Scheme of Foreigner’s Work Permit in China:

1. Selected candidates for China's talent introduction programs;
2. Individuals who meet internationally recognized standards of professional achievements;
3. Foreign professional who meet the demand for market-oriented jobs encouraged by China;
4. Innovative entrepreneurial talents;
5. Excellent youth talents;
6. Professional talents with accumulated scores over 85.

Information required for application
1. Visa application form;
2. Passport and the applicant's photo taken within the last six months;
3. Confirmation letter for High Level Foreign Talents;
4. Other materials required by the Chinese embassy, consulate, or institutes entrusted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in foreign countries.

Longer valid time
1. Qualified applicants will be allowed to stay in China for up to 180 days at a time, with multiple entries on a visa valid form 5 to 10 years.
2. The policies also apply to the foreign talent's spouse and minor children for their relevant visas.

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