Personnel Policy

Document of Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone

 Shenzhen Qianhai [2013] No.115
  Notice of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority on Printing and Distributing the Detailed Rules for the Implementation of the Interim Measures on Accreditation of Overseas High-level and Short-supplied Talents in Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (Trial)
To All Departments Concerned:
  The Detailed Rules for the Implementation of the Interim Measures on Accreditation of Overseas High-level and Short-supplied Talents in Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (Trial) are hereby printed and distributed to you for your compliance and implementation. 
  The notice is hereby given.
  Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (stamp)
  Shenzhen Qianhai Authority
  August 13, 2013
  Detailed Rules for the Implementation of the Interim Measures on Accreditation of Overseas High-level and Short-supplied Talents in Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (Trial)
  Article 1 These Rules are hereby formulated in accordance with the Interim Measures on Financial Subsidy for Individual Income Tax of Overseas High-level and Short-supplied Talents in Qianhai Shenzhen–Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen (Shenzhen Municipal Government Document [2012] No. 143) and the Interim Measures on Accreditation of Overseas High-level and Short-supplied Talents in Qianhai Shenzhen–Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (Shenzhen Qianhai Document [2012] No. 151, hereinafter referred to as the “Interim Measures on Accreditation”), with a view to facilitating the implementation of accreditation of overseas high-level and short-supplied talents in Qianhai Shenzhen–Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (hereinafter referred to as “Qianhai”).
  Article 2 The Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen–Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone (hereinafter referred to as the “Shenzhen Qianhai Authority”) shall be responsible for the accreditation of overseas high-level and short-supplied talents in Qianhai.
  Article 3 Applicants for accreditation of overseas high-level and short-supplied talents shall meet the basic requirements prescribed in the Interim Measures on Accreditation, work for a consecutive term of one year for the employer with an actual working time in Qianhai of no less than 6 months in the applying year, and satisfy any of the following requirements:
  (1) being the overseas high-level talents accredited by the national, provincial and Shenzhen municipal governments; 
  (2) serving as management or skilled talents in corporate headquarters registered in Qianhai and accredited in accordance with the Interim Measures on Encouragement of the Development of Corporate Headquarters in Shenzhen (Shenzhen Municipal Government Document [2012] No. 104), or Fortune 500 companies and their branches registered in Qianhai;
  (3) serving as middle management or above, or skilled talents of the same level in enterprises registered in Qianhai; or
  (4) possessed of internationally-recognized licenses or urgently-needed patents in China.
  Those who fail to meet the requirements of the paragraphs (1) to (4) above but are overseas talents that satisfy the needs of the development of Qianhai and can prove their qualification, professional skills and achievements shall apply through their enterprises or organizations and shall be accredited jointly by the Shenzhen Qianhai Authority, relevant administrative departments and associations.
  Article 4 Individuals who satisfy the accreditation requirements of overseas high-level and short-supplied talents in Qianhai shall apply to the Shenzhen Qianhai Authority through their enterprises or organizations during January 1 to January 31 each year for the accreditation of the previous year.
  Article 5 When applying for the accreditation, enterprises and organizations shall submit the following materials:
  (1) an application letter and list of high-level and short-supplied  talents of the applying enterprises and organizations for accreditation;
  (2) a copy of passports, payroll, labor contract, Individual Income Tax Withholding Return Form, copy of Individual Income Tax Payment Certificate (the original certificate ready for check);
  (3) application form for Qianhai individual income tax subsidy; and
  (4) other valid documents that can prove the identity, qualification, income, taxable income, tax payable, and tax paid of the applicants.
  Article 6 Shenzhen Qianhai Authority shall accept the application if the applying materials are complete and meet the requirements. Receipt shall be issued and preliminary examination results shall be provided within 15 working days. In case of complicated applications of which the examination cannot be finished within the prescribed time limit, the examination period may be extended reasonably with the prolonged time that shall not be over 10 working days.
  Article 7 After examination, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority shall report the list of talents to the relevant departments including Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Human Resources and Social Security Administration of Shenzhen Municipality, Local Taxation Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Intellectual Property Office of Shenzhen Municipality, Financial Industry Development and Service Office of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government and the Shenzhen Provincial Office of State Administration of Taxation.
  Article 8 List of the accredited talents shall be announced on the official website of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority for 7 days.
  Article 9 When the talents receives no objection during the announcement period, the accreditation results shall be given by Shenzhen Qianhai Authority to the Finance Commission of Shenzhen Municipality and the applying enterprises and organizations and be reported to the Shenzhen Leading Group of Talents Affairs for record.
  Article 10 Applicants shall truthfully summit application materials and shall be responsible for the authenticity and accuracy of the materials. Once the applicants and applying organizations were verified that they have provided false materials or defrauded the subsidy through other means, the applicants shall be disqualified for 3 years. The relevant information of applicants and applying organizations that submitted false materials shall be reported by Shenzhen Qianhai Authority to the personal credit information agencies and enterprises credit information center.
  Article 11 These rules shall be subject to interpretation of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority.
  Article 12 These rules shall be effective from August 16, 2013 and shall remain in force for 2 years.