CHINA – Optional Mainland Residence Card Introduced for Residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

As we reported in August, the Chinese government has abolished the work permit requirement for residents of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan (“HMT residents”).

Effective 1 September 2018, HMT residents can voluntarily apply for a new mainland residence card.

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CHINA – Optional Mainland Residence Card Introduced for Residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Newland Chase China.

CHINA – Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Workers Will No Longer Require a Work Permit for Mainland China

The Chinese government has announced that it will abolish the work permit requirement for employees from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

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CHINA – Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Workers Will No Longer Require a Work Permit for Mainland China

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Newland Chase China.

TAIWAN – Permanent Residents of Hong Kong and Macau Can Now Obtain Multiple-Entry Permit Online

Effective 2 October 2017, permanent residents of Hong Kong and Macau, who live in one of 27 designated locations can apply for one-year or three-year multiple-entry permits for Taiwan online, rather than in person at the Taipei Representative Office.

Previously, only a single-entry permit to Taiwan was available through the online platform. Obtaining a visa upon arrival in Taiwan remains an option.

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TAIWAN – Permanent Residents of Hong Kong and Macau Can Now Obtain Multiple-Entry Permit Online

This news alert was prepared using information provided by People First Relocation.

INDIA – e-Tourist Visa extended to 36 More Countries

The Indian government has extended its e-Tourist Visa (eTV) scheme again, this time to include applicants from a further 36 countries effective Saturday 15 August, thus bringing the number of eligible nationalities for the eTV scheme to 113. It has also added seven more Indian airports as designated entry airports for this immigration status.

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INDIA – e-Tourist Visa extended to Nationals of China, Hong Kong and Macau

The Indian government has extended its e-Tourist Visa (eTV) scheme to include applicants from China, Hong Kong SAR (Special Administrative Region) and Macau SAR, thus bringing the number of eligible nationalities to 77.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by IKAN Relocations and ALMT Legal.