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Social Insurance Contributions by Foreigners in Shanghai

Foreigners in China are subject to Social Insurance Contributions, with the only exception being Shanghai. This is based on a notice from the Shanghai Municipal Human Resource and Social Security Bureau issued a notice —沪人养发 [2009] 38号 stipulating that foreign employee in Shanghai can contribute to the basic pension, health, and work-related injury insurances. This notice is set to expire on the 15th of August 2021.