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.
Starting from 21:00 on October 7, 2021, outbound traffic control on all expressways, national and provincial highways will be lifted while epidemic-related checkpoints removed.
Starting from 21:00 October 7, 2021, the risk levels of the following areas in Tong'an District are revised to LOW: