Getting a Chinese Work Visa

A practical guide for soon-to-be expats

[Edited December 2019]

So you want to live and work in China? Congratulations, life here can open up many doors for you. This article is meant to give an overview of the documents that you will need to procure in order to make your dream a reality, and also go over the process of applying from scratch. So if you are only interested in the process, feel free to jump to that section, otherwise we’ll start with the documents relevant to your application.