From November 1, foreigners will only have to apply for a unified work permit as the two types of work permits for ordinary foreign employees and foreign experts will be streamlined into one. The pilot scheme of unified work permit for expatriates is launched in nine provinces and cities, including Shanghai. The trial ends next April.
The application process will also be simplified, which means some materials will no longer be needed, such as a personal resume.This article was written by and published on PTL Group. Original Post: http://www.ptl-group.com/blogs/en/hiring-foreigners-in-shanghai-has-become-easier