Reports Shows an Increase in Beijing Visa Registrations
In a report given by the Beijing municipal exit and entry administration said that the number of people involved in visa registrations have increased in the recent months and from September 1 to 22 officials have handed around 21,771 visas which showed a seven percent rise year on year.
By the end of August a lot of foreign students have returned to the capital to start their new semester. That is why the number of visa registration went up quickly. The exit and entry administration can handle more than 1,500 visas of foreign applicants every day and can handle a maximum of 1,900 registrations. Records are showing that there are more than 40,000 foreign students in the city, and since January the administration have receive 121,972 applications regarding visas.
The administration will be adding more workers and at the same time increased the number of transaction windows from 12 to 15, thus saving residents time and keeps the operation running smoothly. Officers are also dispatched to answer any questions regarding visa applications in the transactions halls.