China: Government Office Closures October 1-7
All government entities as well as the Fragomen offices in the People's Republic of China will be closed during the upcoming Chinese Golden Week national holiday from October 1-7. Longer processing times for various immigration applications should be expected.
All government entities as well as the Fragomen offices in the People's Republic of China (PRC) will be closed during the upcoming Chinese Golden Week national holiday from October 1-7.
Normal work for both the government and Fragomen will resume on October 8.
What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals
Employers and employees in the PRC should expect longer processing times for various immigration applications due to the closure of government offices during the Golden Week holiday. Delays could continue in the upcoming weeks due to application backlogs that accumulate during the closures.
This alert is for informational purposes only. If you have any questions, please contact the global immigration professional with whom you work at Fragomen or send an email to CNInitiations@fragomen.com.
Fragomen in China is Fragomen (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., operating exclusively as an immigration consultancy and not as a law firm in China.