China: Updated Salary Requirements for Select Cities  

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The city government in Shenzhen will increase the monthly minimum salary requirement for Category A and B work permit holders effective 1 July 2022  


The government of China will increase the monthly salary requirements for Category A and Category B work permit holders in Shenzhen beginning 1 July 2022. The new salary requirements for Shenzhen are as follows: 

  • Category A work permit: RMB 76735.5 
  • Category B work permit: RMB 51157 

What are the Changes?  

Salary requirements for Category A and Category B work permit holders will increase for individuals in the city of Shenzhen beginning 1 July 2022.  

Looking Ahead  

The government of China is expected to update the salary requirements in other cities in the coming weeks. Continue to check the government of China’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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