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DIRECT ADMISSION

NTNU GRADUATES & OTHER CONDITIONS

OVERSEAS CHINESE STUDENTS WITH NATIONAL ID

 

 

DIRECT ADMISSION

 

  1. Hong Kong Macao Students and National without Household Registration:

Students shall apply for Taiwan Exit & Entry Permit. Please follows “Application Guidelines (1)”

 

  1. Overseas Chinese Students with Visitor Visa:

Students shall apply for Residence Visa. After Residence Visa is issued, please apply for Alien Residence Certificate (ARC). Please follows “Application Guidelines (2) (3)

 

  1. Overseas Chinese Students & Hong Kong Macao Students with Foreign Nationality with Residence Visa:

Students shall apply Alien Residence Certificate through Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan in 15 days after Entry. Please follows “Application Guidelines (3)”

 

 

NTNU GRADUATES OR OTHER SITUATIONS

Remarks:

1.        NTNU Graduates refers to Overseas Chinese students who taken OCAC College Entrance Examination

2.        Other situations refers to Overseas Chinese Students who enrolled into post-graduates program & etc.

 

  1. Overseas Chinese Students with Taiwan Residence Certificate ( Taiwan Exit &Entry Permit):

 

  1. Those who require Residence Address Updates:

Please head to Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan for application. Please follows “Application Guidelines (4)”

  1. Those who require Validity Extension:

Please head to Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan for application 30days before expiration date.

Please follows “Application Guidelines (5)”

 

  1. Overseas Chinese Students with Alien Residence Certificate (ARC).

 

  1. Those who require Residence Address Updates:

Please head to Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan for application. Please follows “Application Guidelines (4)”

  1. Those who require Validity Extension:

Please head to Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan for application 30days before expiration date.

Please follows “Application Guidelines (3)”

 

Overseas Chinese Students with National ID

 

  1. Overseas Chinese Students with Taiwan(R.O.C) passport:

Please head to Household Registration Office for Household Registration Recovery.

 

  1. Overseas Chinese Students with National ID and Taiwan(R.O.C) passport:

    1. Please bring along Student ID, Notice of Assignment, Passport and other supporting document to Household Registration Office to retrieve your Overseas Chinese Students Identity after School Registration.

  1. For those who’s having Military Conscript Identity, please kindly remember

    1. Bring your National ID to Student Assistance Division (SAD), Office of Student Affairs to fill out and submit the Form of Military Service Status in order to facilitate SAD to apply for draft deferment.

    2. Complete the Online Exit Permit Applications for Overseas Chinese of Conscription Age (issued from OMCSAD) and submit to Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan with original copy of Verification of Student Status. Online Service is now available, please log into National Immigration Agency Webpage/ Online Exit Permit Applications for Overseas Chinese of Conscription Age to complete the application and print out the permit issued before you exit.

 

  1. For those require Taiwan (R.O.C) passport

Please bring along the application form, 1 valid half-length photo, National ID photocopy (front and back) to Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan for application.

 

 

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

 

(1) [ HongKong Macao Students, National without Household Registration & School Resumption Students]

  1. Complete the form of 中華民國台灣地區入境居留/定居申請書( obtain from OMCSAD) with one valid half-length photo (white- background, head to chin 3.2cm- 3.6cm)
  2. [HongKong Macao Students] complete the Confirmation Letter of Hong Kong and Macao Residence Identity 香港或澳門居民身份確認書 (obtain from OMCSAD)
  3. Photocopy of Notice of Assignment from OCAC or Admission Notice from NCKU. ( Verification Stamping from OMCSAD is REQUIRED for group application, Original Copy is REQUIRED for self-application)
  4. Photocopy of Overseas Identity Certificate eg: Overseas ID card or Passport (Original Copy is Required for Verification)
  5. Original Copy of Verification of Student Status or Verification Stamped of Student ID photocopy. (apply from Registrar Division)
  6. Valid Health Examination Report (Validity: 3 months)
  7. Residence Address Proving Document (Off-Campus: Rental Agreement or Electrical Bill; School Dormitory: Not Required)
  8. Applicants In Taiwan:
    1. Hong Kong Macao Students: Original Copy of Taiwan Exit & Entry Permit
    2. Nationals Without Household Registration: Original Passport
  9. Police Criminal Report Certificate for LAST 5 YEARS ( Validity: 3months; Not Required for Students under 20y/o; Verification from Embassies)
  10. Letter of Attorney (For Third Party Authorized Application)
  11. Processing Fee:
    1. Hong Kong Macao Students: NTD2,600.00
    2. Nationals Without Household Registration: NTD 500.00

 

Remarks:

1.        Third Party Authorization and One-self Application is available for Taiwan Residence Certificate with Multiple Exit & Entry Permit.

2.        Validity: Please follow Application Guidelines (5) for Validity Extension 30days before expiry. Fine shall be charged for Expired Permit; Fine and Expulsion shall be sentenced for expiry above 30days.

A.       New Applicants: 3 years

B.       School Resumption: 1 year

3.        [Hong Kong Macao Students] For those who apply Residence Certificate only. Processing Fee: NTD1,000.00; Single Exit & Entry Permit Application is Required for every Entry and Exit( Processing Fee: NTD 600.00, Application Guidelines (6))

4.        Graduation, Suspension, Withdrawal, Expulsion Exit: Please head to Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan for application

5.        Processing Duration: 5 working days after submission.

 

(2) [ New Overseas Students & School Resumption Students] Application of Residence Visa with Visitor Visa.

 

  1. Complete Visa Application Form Online

(Complete à Save à Case No. generated à Print out à Sign)

  1. 2 copies of valid half-length photographs (white- background, head to chin 3.2cm- 3.6cm)

  2. Photocopy of Passport Page with Personal Info & Visa (Original Copy is Required for Verification)

  3. Valid Health Examination Report (Validity: 3 months, School Resumption Not Required if not Exit Taiwan more than 3months)

  4. Photocopy of Notice of Assignment from OCAC or Admission Notice from NCKU. ( Verification Stamping from OMCSAD is REQUIRED for group application, Original Copy is REQUIRED for self-application)

  5. Original Copy of English Verification of Student Status (apply from Registrar Division, Chinese Version is allow with English Name Stated; Declaration Letter can be apply from Registrar Division if Verification of Student Status if not available, resubmit the Certificate after issued)

  6. Certified Highest Education Level Graduation Certificate and Transcripts (Original copy is Required for Verification) (School Resumption Students shall prepare Transcripts, Suspension Notice, Resumption Notice, Testimony for Suspension Application, Report during Suspension Time)

  7. Overseas Chinese Students Identity Certificate issued from OCAC ( Students enrolled through OCAC admission system is not Required)

  8. Other Supporting Documents ( Case depending: Financial Report, Parental Consent, Police Criminal Report Certificate & etc)

  9. Processing Fee: NTD3,000.00  (USA OCS: NTD 5,123.00 depends on rates)

Remarks:

1.        Validity for Visitor Visa is 1-2 months, please remember to Apply for Residence Visa 7 days before expiry.

2.        Residence Visa is apply through Southern Taiwan Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan(R.O.C), Kaohsiung, Third Party Authorization is allowed.

3.        Processing Duration: 10 working days

 

(3) [New Overseas Students & School Resumption Application and Current OCS Extension] Application of Alien Residence Certificate (ARC) with Residence Visa.

 

  1. Complete Multiple Purpose Application Form for Foreigners 外國人居(停)留案件申請表 (obtain from OMCSAD) with valid half-length photographs (white- background, head to chin 3.2cm- 3.6cm)

  2. Photocopy of Passport Page with Personal Info & Visa (Original Copy is Required for Verification)

  3. Original Copy of Verification of Student Status or Verification Stamped of Student ID photocopy. (apply from Registrar Division)

  4. Photocopy of Notice of Assignment from OCAC or Admission Notice from NCKU. ( Verification Stamping from OMCSAD is REQUIRED for group application, Original Copy is REQUIRED for self-application) (Extension for current OCS is NOT required)

  5. Processing Fee: NTD 500.00

Remarks:

1.        ARC is apply through Immigration Agency First Service Station, Tainan, Third Party Authorization is allowed.

2.        Please apply ARC in 15days after Entry or Having Residence VISA

3.        Validity : usually 1 year (depends on Date of Entry and Passport Expiry, 6 months validation is given before school registration, extension to 1 full year can be issued after school registration process completed.)

4.        Please apply for extension within 30 days before expiry.

5.        Processing Duration: 10 working days

6.        Multiple Re-entry Permit ARC holders are allowed non-restricted exit and entry in the valid period. Please remember to apply for Student Leave before leaving Taiwan if necessary.

 

(4) [Current OCS: NTNU Graduates, Post-graduates New Students] Application of ARC Information Amendments

 

  1. [Hong Kong Macao Students & Nationals without Household Registration] Apply Online through National Immigration Agency
  2. [Other Overseas Chinese Students] Complete Multiple Purpose Application Form for Foreigners 外國人居(停)留案件申請表 (obtain from OMCSAD) with valid half-length photographs (white- background, head to chin 3.2cm- 3.6cm)
  3. Original Copy of Verification of Student Status or Verification Stamped of Student ID photocopy. (apply from Registrar Division)
  4. Photocopy of Notice of Assignment from OCAC or Admission Notice from NCKU. ( Verification Stamping from OMCSAD is REQUIRED for group application, Original Copy is REQUIRED for self-application)
  5. Residence Address Proving Document (Off-Campus: Rental Agreement or Electrical Bill; School Dormitory: Not Required)
  6. Submission of Current ARC
  7. Processing Fee: None

 

(5) [Current Hong Kong Macao Students & Nationals without Household Registration: NTNU Graduates, Post-graduates New Students] Application of Extension of Taiwan Residence Certificate with Multiple Exit & Entry Permit

 

  1. Complete Application Form of Residence Extension 延期留台申請書 (obtain hardcopy from OMCSAD or Fill out Online: Hong Kong Macao / Nationals)
  2. Valid half-length photographs (white- background, head to chin 3.2cm- 3.6cm)
  3. Original Copy of Verification of Student Status or Verification Stamped of Student ID photocopy. (apply from Registrar Division)
  4. Submission of current Taiwan Residence Certificate with Multiple Exit & Entry Permit
  5. [Nationals without Household Registration]: Passport of Taiwan(R.O.C) for verification
  6. Residence Address Proving Document (Off-Campus: Rental Agreement or Electrical Bill; School Dormitory: Not Required)
  7. Letter of Attorney (For Third Party Authorized Application)
  8. Processing Fee: NTD 300.00

Remarks:

1.        Application for Extension not more than 2 years.

2.        Graduates Extension at most 6 months (based on Graduation Certificate issued) with 12/31 of current year or 06/30 of next year as Final Date of Residency.

3.        Processing Duration: half- day

 

 

(6) [Hong Kong Macao Students] Application of Single Exit & Entry Permit for Taiwan Residence Certificate Holder

 

  1.        Complete Application form of Taiwan Exit & Entry Permit 中華民國台灣地區入出境申請書
  2. Photocopy of Taiwan Residence Certificate ( Original Copy is Required for Verification)
  3. Letter of Attorney (For Third Party Authorized Application)
  4. Processing Fee: NTD 600.00

Remarks:

1.        Processing Duration: 5 working days after submission

2.        Photocopy of Graduation Certificate/ Suspension Notice/ Expulsion Notice/ Withdrawal Notice is Required for Graduation, Suspension, Withdrawal, Expulsion Exit Application (Single Exit Permit, Original Copy is Required for Verification) (Processing Fee: NTD 300.00)