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Essential Information for Expats Moving to Shanghai

Taxes in China

All you need to know about one of life's great certainties

How to Extend Your Visa

For when you need to stay a little longer

Chinese Visas: an Introduction

A breakdown of the most common types of visa

How to Open a Bank Account in China

Complete this simple step to getting settled

Health in Shanghai: a Complete Guide

All you need to look after yourself in the city

What to Bring to Shanghai?

Pack light, but don't forget the essentials

Internet and Phones in China

A simple guide to getting connected fast

Your Questions. Answered.

Solutions to Shanghai's most common queries

Guide to Accommodation in Shanghai

All you need to know to begin looking for your new home

How to Survive the Health Check

Our guide on this essential visa step

How to Teach Yourself Chinese

Learning Chinese isn't as hard as it looks. Get started with this handy guide.

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