Shenzhen Government Online

International Talent Communities

Shenzhen has designated an institution and 12 subdistricts to pilot its International Talent Community program in a move to attract world-class talent to ensure its future development. They are Shenzhen Talent Research Institute in Nanshan District and 12 subdistricts across the city that include Xiangmihu in Futian District, Guiyuan in Luohu District, Shekou and Zhaoshang in Nanshan District, Meisha in Yantian District, Xin'an in Bao'an District, Bantian in Longgang District, Minzhi and Guanlan in Longhua District, Pingshan in Pingshan District, Guangming in Guangming District and Dapeng in Dapeng New Area.

2nd Expats Eye Shenzhen Photo Contest

This year’s contest, having run from June 1 through Sept. 30, awarded two first prizes, three second prizes, eight third prizes, 20 merit prizes and 43 finalist awards.

The 11th Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition

Bringing out the best in each of them, 10 finalists in the 11th Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition enthralled the audience by fervently sharing their views on the drastic changes that have happened to Shenzhen and their stories with the city in fluent Chinese.

The 40th Anniversary of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. To mark the occasion, we are publishing a series of reports celebrating the city’s achievements in different aspects over the past four decades.

Immigration Services

A visa is an officially approved document issued by authorized bodies for the government, in accordance with the laws of the country, to foreign citizens applying to enter, leave or transit through the country.

Series City Guides

The plan includes publication of two city guides – “Work @ 755” and “Live @ 755” – which explore how to start up a business and adapt to life in Shenzhen, in and from a globalized language, perspective and point of view.

Expats Chinese Talent Competition

Launched in 2010, ECTC is an annual event hosted by the Foreign Affairs Office of the Shenzhen Municipal Government and the Shenzhen Municipal Information Office, and organized by Shenzhen Daily and

Waste Classification

As one of the most modern and civilized cities in China, Shenzhen has been committed to promoting a city-wide awareness for waste classification for quite some time, and yet there is still much to be done.

International Communities

Shenzhen is committed to expanding the scope of the existing international communities by developing a host of international blocks in the next four years that are highly efficient, talent-intensive, open, inclusive and favorable for working and living.