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  • Shanghai to recognize more overseas qualifications

    Sep 21, 2023

    Chinese and expat professionals holding certain overseas occupational qualifications will be prioritized in receiving support, including obtaining work permits and adequate housing in Shanghai, in the latest effort announced by the city on Wednesday to attract talent from around the world to further boost its vitality.

  • Shanghai's Lin-gang expands work permit service for expats

    Jun 20, 2023

    The government affairs office of the Exit-Entry Administration Bureau at the Shanghai Public Security Bureau recently expanded the services provided by its dedicated window that handles the work and residence affairs of expat residents.

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    Policies for renting talent apartments in Lin-gang

    Mar 2, 2023

    The Lin-gang Special Area has built up a number of talent apartments to reduce the pressure on its workforce of paying rent. It recently issued several policies for qualified people to apply for the apartments.

  • Settlement allowances offered to talent in top industries

    Feb 6, 2023

    ​People working in certain special industries in the Lin-gang Special Area in East China's Shanghai can apply for settlement allowances when they work and live in the area for the first time.

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    Policies for buying homes in Lin-gang streamlined for non-locals

    Nov 2, 2022

    Qualified non-locals who work in the Lin-gang Special Area – located in East China's Shanghai city – will now find it easier to buy a home there.

  • Shanghai relaxes hukou rules to attract more talent

    Jun 9, 2022

    Shanghai will relax its household registration permit regulations from July by granting the permits, or hukou, to non-locals who've graduated from the world's top 50 universities and work in the city, without requirements on the amount of social security paid beforehand.

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    Shanghai's Lin-gang eases homebuying curbs

    Apr 15, 2022

    Shanghai has joined prominent Chinese cities to partially ease restrictions on home purchases.The move will benefit talented professionals in the city's Lin-gang Special Area.

  • Shanghai broadens eligibility for permanent household registration

    Dec 1, 2021

    Fresh graduates obtaining a master's or doctoral degree from Shanghai universities and who are employed in the municipality's five new towns​ and the new area of the free trade zone can now apply for permanent household registration in Shanghai, according to a new policy released by the Shanghai Student Affairs Center on Tuesday.