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  • A pilot scheme was launched for foreign nationals and their family members to apply online for an Alien Resident Certificate


The authorities of Taiwan launched a pilot scheme to offer an online application process for obtaining Alien Resident Certificates. This scheme will be available to foreign professionals and their family members beginning July 1, 2022. Eligible foreign professionals who have received an employment permit from the Ministry of Labor, Taiwan, will be permitted to file an online application for themselves and their family members.

The pilot scheme is available through the National Immigration Agency’s (NIA) website.

What are the Changes?

Taiwan launched a pilot program for the issuance of employment permits for foreign professionals and their family members. The online application will open on July 1, 2022. Applicants should ensure they hold the appropriate immigration documents to complete the application.

Looking Ahead

Depending on the success of the online pilot scheme, the authorities of Taiwan plan to gradually roll out further online application options for individuals who have obtained permits from the Ministry of Education and other authorities. Continue to check the authorities of Taiwan’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Ministry of the Interior National Immigration Agency Republic of China (Taiwan)

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