State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA)
Headquartered in Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing, State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) is an administrative agency of the State Council of the People's Republic of China responsible for certifying foreign experts to provide expertise in mainland China. Foreign experts can include people from all around the world, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan region in the fields of economy, technology, management, education, engineering, science, culture, healthcare. The foreign experts usually work in foreign invested joint-ventures, private industry, stateowned enterprises and key public construction projects.
The agency is also responsible for organizing overseas training for Chinese technical and managerial professionals working in government departments, state-owned enterprises and government related entities.