Recently, Zhuhai released 12 measures for development of Hengqin Area of Guangdong Free Trade Zone recently, saying they will issue up to 5-year visa to top foreign talents.
“Before the measure comes out, foreign talents could only apply for 1-year visa, but it is extended to 2 - 5 years,” said an unnamed officer from Zhuhai Municipal Public Security Bureau. Zhuhai will innovatively implement foreign high-level personnel management, by personnel classification and prioritized registration services for certificate.
In addition, Hengqin makes adjustment on business registration through entry facilitation policy. For instance, the tax threshold for science and research institution is eliminated in their business registration, and scientific and technical personnel of the above mentioned institution can apply for multi entry visa to Hong Kong and Macao.
Zhuhai Municipal Public Security Bureau also released car and driver facilitation management policy, preparing for allowing Macao cars to drive in Hengqin. It is said that Hengqin car management service is to start in October this year.
(by Maggie & Will)