Residence Permits for High-level Talents and Talents in Urgent Need. High-level technical and management personnel needed in key areas and industries in Hainan, specialists in urgent need and members from sci-tech innovation teams can apply for a long-term visa (no longer than 5 years) or residence permit according to relevant regulations.
Residence permits for household service personnel. Foreign household service personnel hired by high-level foreign talents can apply for a residence permit withguarantee document, employment contract and other materials.
Residence permits for technical personnel. Foreign technical personnel working in Hainan including chefs in high-end hotels, medical staff at Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone can apply for a residence permit with a same duration as the duration of the work contract.
Residence permits for international students. Foreign students who have obtained a master’s degree or above in Chinese higher education institutions can apply for a residence permit within 2 years with recommendation from the institutions they study in, provided that they run innovative or start-up businesses in Hainan.
Residence permits for patients and accompanying family members. Patients and their accompanying family members can applyfor a visa or residence permit with a duration equal to the medical service period by providing medical documents issued by medical institutions in Hainan.
High-level technical and managerial personnel needed in key areas and industries in Hainan, specialists in urgent need and members from sci-tech innovation teams can apply for permanent residence permit with their spouse and underage children with recommondation from a relevant government department for talent management.
Technical personnel can apply for a permanent residence permit in Hainan in accordance with relevant regulations.
Overseas Chinese who have a doctoral degree and work in Hainan, or who have been working continuously in Hainan for 4 years and have lived in Hainan for at least 6 months each year, can apply for permanent residence, together with their spouse and underage children.
Foreign investors who currently invest in innovative enterprises in Hainan, have stable investment and performing tax records for 3 consecutive years can apply for permanent residence with the recommendation from the People’s Government of Hainan Province.
Foreigners who have worked continuously in Hainan for 4 years, with annual salaries and personal income tax meeting local standards, can apply for permanent residence.