1- Centralizes the management of affairs concerning business trips to overseas countries in Xiamen;
2- Examines and approves affairs concerning business trips to overseas countries in Xiamen;
3- Issues and manages passports for business trips;
4- Manages visa applications of individuals for business trips to overseas countries;
5- Supervises and examines the task implementations on business visits to foreign countries;
6- Approves the invitation of foreign government officials at or above the vice-ministerial level to visit Xiamen;
7- Examines and issues the Confirmation Letter of Invitation and Invitation Letter required when inviting foreigners to Xiamen;
8- Handles visa extension and residence permits for foreigners with diplomatic or service passports who perform official businesses in Xiamen;
9- Approves the organization of international conferences in Xiamen;
10- Takes the responsibility of the application and management of the APEC Business Travel Card.
In view of the latest epidemic situation, we hereby notify the public of the following.
In view of the latest epidemic situation, city-wide nucleic acid testing (NAT) will be carried out on a daily basis for three consecutive days from August 17 to 19.