Blog Tag - VISA

Residence Permit Processing Time Decreases, High Level Foreign Staff Eligible for Longer Residence Permits
Once again, the Beijing Entry and Exit Bureau has changed its regulations with regards to foreign workers' residence permit processing time and...
HRG 2015: Paper Trail - Staying on Top of Chinese Visa Changes
Ask any foreigner who’s been in China for a while and you’re likely to hear the same gripe – visas can be a real headache. Visa regulations are ever-...
China, Canada Establish New 10-Year Visa Scheme
Qualified passport holders from Canada and the People's Republic of China are now able to apply for visas in each other's countries that will be...
Best of the Blog: November
Every month we tally the hits from thebeijinger.com and bring you the top five most viewed blogs from our website. Here's went large in November: 1...
Delta Airlines Offers Singles' Day Deals; New Visas Boost Travel to the US
The biggest travel news today is the new, relaxed visa regulations for travel between the US and China. Read about that here. Delta Airlines has...
Hiring Standards For Foreigners Get Tougher; Five Years' Experience Needed for Teachers
Getting a proper job in Beijing just became a bit harder for non-Chinese citizens. A new regulation now requires foreigners seeking employment as...
China Considers Loosening Regulations on 'Green Card'
With only 4,700 foreigners having accepted permanent residency in China since it became available in 2004 until the end of 2011, local officials are...
Over 60 Models Arrested in Beijing Police Visa Sting
The fashion press is abuzz at the moment with news that a visa sting under the guise of a casting call for foreign models in Beijing has led to the...
New Chinese Visa Categories Introduced
A set of new visa categories were announced on Monday and Beijing-based lawyer Gary Chodorow's US China Visa Law Blog has an informative post...
Crackdown Cocktails: Are Free Drinks The Carrot Before The Stick?
With the 100-day crackdown on "illegal aliens" ongoing, Club Latte has decided to launch a new party called "I Am Foreigner" every Wednesday until...
In or Out? More comprehensive changes in store for visa laws?
We all know that getting a Chinese visa can be a cumbersome process and a green card even more so. Ambiguous rules and their inconsistent...
Got a VISA-UnionPay Card? Look Out for Extra Charges Overseas
Those holding local VISA-UnionPay credit cards beware – according to the Visa International Service Association, local cards stamped with the “VISA...