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  • Service: Tax, International Executive Services, Global Compliance Management Services
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 6/14/2013

China - Possible changes to visa requirements for foreign individuals 

June 14: The legislative affairs office of China’s State Council of the People’s Republic of China posted on its website an “exposure draft” for amendments to the rules for the entry and exit of foreigners in China.

The exposure draft sets out:


  • New visa types and requirements
  • A detailed definition of illegal employment
  • Changes to the residence permit application process

It is possible that the changes could be effective 1 July 2013.

KPMG observation

If finalized, these changes could require human resource departments to review their existing policies and practices in light of the proposed changes.


Read a June 2013 report [PDF 354 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in China: China may introduce more complicated visa requirements for foreign individuals




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