Shanghai debuts new work permit relaxing experience requirements for international students
- The chuangye is one of a series of visa reforms recently rolled out to attract and retain foreign talent in Shanghai.
- The residence permit waives the two-year experience requirement for international students graduating from a Shanghai university, allowing students to pursue internships or start-up work for two years after graduation while living in the city.
- The first permit was issued to an Indonesian student, who reported that visa restrictions had proven a significant barrier to fellow classmates looking to remain in the city post-graduation.
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