Details of Visa Application

A.Two types of conditions are described as follows:

Condition I :

1. Resident Visa holders are required to apply for an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) at the National                          Immigration Agency within 15 days after getting their resident visas. They may stay in Taiwan as long as the ARC card remains valid.

2. Contact with Taoyuan County Service Center:

     Address: 1st Floor, No.106, Sianfu Rd., Taoyuan City, Taoyuan County

     Business Hours: Monday ~ Friday, 08:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
     Fax Number: (03)331-4811

     Phone Numbers: (03)331-4830; (03)331-0409; (03)331-1098; (03)331-8243

 

3.  Documents & Fee Required for Alien Resident Certificate Application):

      (1) The application form

      (2) The original and one photocopy of the passport and the resident visa

      (3) The official admission letter issued by CYCU

      (4) One colored 3.5 cm (W) ×4.5 cm (H) photo (white background)

      (5) Certificate of Enrollment issued by Office of Academic Affairs

      (6) The dormitory Certificate provided by the supervisor or the landlord of the room if living off campus

      (7) Application fee: NT$1,000/per year

      (8) Penalties without applying ARC within 15 days: 1-10days (NT$1,000); 11-30 days (NT$2,000);                             31-90 days (NT$ 5,000); beyond 90 days (NT$10,000 and involuntary deportation)

      (9) Working days for application of ARC: 10 working days

 

Condition II 

1. Students enter Taiwan holding a valid tourists' visas.

2. Students have to go to Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to apply for a resident visa            after receiving their student ID within the period that their tourists' visas remain valid.

     Contact with Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

      Address: North Building No. 2-2, Sec. 1, Jinan Rd. Taipei, Taiwan

      Telephone: (02) 2343-2888

      Website: http://www.boca.gov.tw/

            

3. Requirements for resident visa application:

     (1) Passport (original & 1 photocopy) remaining valid for   at least six months

     (2) One duly completed application form

     (3) Two photos with the size of 2-inch by 2-inch

     (4) Student ID (original & 1 photocopy)

     (5) Application fee: NT$3,000

     (6) Working days for application of resident visa: 7-10 days

4. Resident Visa holders are required to apply for an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) to the National                          Immigration Agency within 15 days after getting their resident visas. They may stay in the ROC as long as the ARC card remains valid.

     Telephone:(03)331-4830

5. Documents & Fee Required for Alien Resident Certificate Application):

     (1) The application form

     (2) The original and one photocopy of the passport and the resident visa                   

     (3) The official admission letter issued by CYCU

     (4) One colored 3.5 cm (W) ×4.5 cm (H) photo (white background)

     (5) The original and one photocopy of receipt for the tuition payment

     (6) The original and one photocopy of the Student ID card stamped with the seal of Office of Academic                    Affairs

     (7) The dormitory Certificate provided by the supervisor or the landlord of the room if living off campus

     (8) Application fee: NT$1,000/per year            

     (9) Penalties without applying ARC within 15 days: 1-10days (NT$1,000); 11-30 days (NT$2,000); 31-90                days (NT$ 5,000); beyond 90 days (NT$10,000 and involuntary deportation)

     (10) Working days for application of ARC: 2 weeks

 

B. The extension of ARC:

1.  You can apply at National Immigration Agency. Taoyuan County Service Center:

      Address: 1st Floor, No.106, Sianfu Rd., Taoyuan City, Taoyuan County

      Telephone: (03)331-4830

 

2.  Documents & Fee Required for ARC extension:

      (1)The application form

      (2)The original and one photocopy of the passport and ARC

      (3)The original and one photocopy of the Student ID card stamped the Office of Academic Affairs

      (4)The original and one copy of tuition receipt

      (5)  The dormitory Certificate provided by the dorm teacher or the renter

      (6)  Application fee: NT$1,000/per year

      (7)  Working days: 2 weeks

3.One ARC extension for one year

 

C. Tourists' Visa Extension:

I. Where to apply?

   Taoyuan County Service Center

   Address: 1st Floor, No.106, Sianfu Rd., Taoyuan City, Taoyuan County

   Business Hours: Monday ~ Friday, 08:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
   Fax Number: (03)331-4811

   Phone Numbers: (03)331-4830; (03)331-0409; (03)331-1098; (03)331-8243

 

II. Requirements:

     1. The applicant who holds at least 60-day visitor visa without a stamp of     no-extension.

      2. The applicant shall apply for extension within 15days before the expiry date of    their visitor visa.

 

III. Required documents (verify the original and take its copy).

      1. A completed application form.
      2. The orignial and one photocopy of passport with visitor visa. 
      3. The original and one photocopy of Student ID card.

 

IV. Notes:

      1.  Foreigners who authorize an agent shall submit an authorization statement on the application form                   or attach an authorization letter.

      2.  The duration of stay starts from the day following arrival.

      3.  Those who hold landing visa or visa-exempt to enter Taiwan may not apply for extension.

       4.  Each extension must not exceed the originally permitted period on the visa. The cumulative length of  stay must not exceed six months or 180 days.

       5.  In case of forces majeur or other major events and the stay period may exceed six months or 180 days, the visitor visa holder shall go the local NIA’s service center and apply for extension in advance.