1. If you have invested in China’s Free Trade Zone for 3 consecutive years, with a total investment of over 1 million dollars, then you can apply for the green card in the 4th year.
In the policy, there are no specific requirements about your company’s tax payment, but there is a regulation that you need to provide certificates of your individual income tax payment.
And your company should have stable investments and that it’s operation is good condition, which means that your company can not make Zero Declaration, and requires normal bank statement and taxations.
2. If you have a doctorate degree holder employed at a company that’s located in China’s free trade zone and you have been working there for at least 4 years, and live in China for at least 6 months each year, then you can also apply for the green card.
3. If you have paid individual income tax over 70,000 yuan yearly for 4 consecutive years, then you can apply for the green card.
The fact that you need to pay 70,000 yuan’s individual income tax each year, means that your annual salary must more than 400,000 yuan, which means your company needs to generate an annual revenue of 3 million yuan to 4 million yuan. And that means your company needs to pay much more corporate income tax. But it may depends on certain case, of course.
4. If you are qualified as a high-level talent, you can apply for a residence permit first, and then apply for a green card 3 years later.