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SHORT TERM WORK IN CHINA – NEW RULES
Dec. 2014 to Feb. 2015 China Bulletin

Foreigners Performing Contracts in China Impacted:

On January 1, 2015, new visa regulations came into effect impacting short term (90 days or less) assignments to China.  They require foreign nationals providing technology, research and other services to counterparties in China for any period of less than 90 days to obtain a Z (work) visa.  Applicants should schedule approximately a month to complete the application procedures, but application time for an M visa should not change.  Participants in sports training, filming, fashion and commercial performances are also affected by the new regulations. Continue reading