A lot of international students want to stay in China after graduating from Chinese universities, but the two-yearwork experience requirement makes getting a working visa challenging.
Good news, a new visa policy has been released by the Chinese government, offering foreign graduates who have a business plan, a 2-year residence visa in China, it makes staying in China after graduation easier!
China is encouraging foreign graduates to stay
Muhammad, from Pakistan,is looking forward to graduating with a Ph.D. from aChinese university in 2017.
Encouraged by the new visaprogram, he started up his business, operating a website, which mainlycovers the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Also, it is a major project of theBelt & Road initiative.
Muhammad is optimistic about the future of China. The Belt & Road initiative and thevisa policies keep more foreign talents in China and link China'spower to the rest of the world.
If you are a fresh graduate from a Chinese (including HK and Macao) university and you have a business plan inGuangzhou, then you can apply for this new residence visa! Only 7 workdays are neededfor the application.
What documents are needed?
Visa/Stay Permit/Residence Permit Application Form;
A valid passport or other valid international travel documents;
A visa photograph for foreigners in Guangzhou and its receipt;
Registration Form of Temporary Residence for Visitors;
Diploma certificate ofChinese university, including HK and Macao college;
Related supporting documentsof your business plan;
If you exit and enter China with another type of visa, you are required to submithealth certificate from Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau or from thelocal medical department (above the county level).
Other documents required by public security.