The Chinese government began to issue special 10-year visa to attract highly skilled specialists from abroad. Application for such a visa will be able to apply experts in the field of new technologies, entrepreneurs and scientists of the most sought after areas.
In Beijing expect that visas will be in demand and the Nobel prize, the BBC reports.
As reported by Chinese media, visas, which allow an unlimited number of times to enter the country, will be issued for a period of 5 to 10 years. Under this visa you can stay in China for up to 180 days at a time. The owners of the visas will also be able to bring to country children and spouses.
In 2016 China has already adopted a number of visa restrictions to reduce the flow of low-skilled migrants.
According to the new document in the category “high level foreign talents” are Nobel prize winners, successful Olympic athletes and the leaders of the “world-renowned music universities and universities of arts.”
In the same category fall the leading scientists, heads of major financial institutions and Professor of “foreign universities a high level.”
Chinese authorities hope that the introduction of the new visa rules will benefit not less than 50 thousand foreigners.