To respond the call of controlling the epidemic and resuming work at the same time, Entry & Exit Administration Department of Zhejiang Public Security Department has issued 8 supporting measurements.
Provide 24-hour full time service. Visa offices of 11 prefecture-level cities and 19 county-level cities will provide 24-hour telephone counseling service and reservation service.
Speed up visa processing time. The processing time of extension, renewal and reissue for visa and stay permits will be speeded up from 7 working days to 5 working days; the processing time of resident permit extension, renewal and reissue will be speeded up from 15 working days to 5 working days.
Difficulties in document-providing can be accepted. Visa extension application will be accepted if the applicant can submit personal statement to promise to provide the missing materials within one month after the end of the epidemic under the condition that the applicant can’t provide the necessary document for the time being.
Simplify materials in visa application. Foreign related enterprises or organizations can provide letters attached with their own staffs namelist in group application, and no need to issue seperate letters for everyone; Archive files and documents accessible by visa application system can be exempted.
Expand the accepting scope of non-in-person visa application. Those who cannot come to Exit& Entry Administration Department in person for visa extension, renewal and reissue can authorize their employers or relatives to submit applications for them.
Give priority to emergency application. Visas and Residence permits can be processed within one day for those overseas applicants who are truly in emergency need.
Always ready to help overseas people in their applying for health code. Make and publicize bilingual or multilingual application- instructing materials so as to help overseas people in Zhejiang to acquire health code as soon as possible.
Resolve difficulties and appeals of overseas people. Closely interact with overseas people so as to collect and resolve the difficulties and appeals from them in their returning to work.