5 VISA ExtensionApplicable target: Exchange students of visa validation period for less than 180 daysVISA Extension:VISA validation period: 60 days or moreWithout “NO EXTENSION” written on the VISAApplication must be submitted to local NIA service centers within 15 days before the expiration date
6 VISA Extension Documents required: Application form (Do NOT need picture)PassportOriginal and copy of VISAStudent ID and Admission Letter (Includes exchange period on it)To authorize an agent to apply for VISA extension, authorization letter and identification document of the agent are needed.
7 Apply for ID NumberApplicable target: For those who never apply for an ID number and are in need of opening bank account, file taxes, apply for health insurance, or apply for drivers’ license.One ID number per person and this number is valid for a lifetime
8 Apply for ID Number Apply ID number at local NIA service centers Required Documents:Application Form (Do NOT need picture)Passport and photo page copy of the passportTo authorize an agent to apply for ID number, authorization letter and identification document of the agent are needed.For those who already have an ARC, the ARC ID number can be used as ID number, therefore, the ARC holders do not need to apply for an ID number.
9 What is ARC Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) Identification card in TaiwanBasic personal information,personal picture, validity of ARC
12 Apply for ARC Applicant：Exchange students holding resident visa Deadline：within 15 days after arrivalOffice in charge：NIA local service centersDocumentation：application form, 1 photo**, passport, visa, admission letter, proof of registration ( e.g. student ID card with school’s registration stamp)Fee：NTD1,000 per yearProcess time：10 working days（pick up ARC with receipt）Photo**: the photo shall be taken within 1 year and with the same format as Taiwan National ID card.
13 Where to submit application NIA local service center**Individual application: counters for foreignapplication.**Group application: a reserved counter forgroup application only(appointment by telephone in advanceis required)In your school(please contact NIA local service center for details by school)
14 A Replacement for a lost ARC Documentation：application form, passport, 1 photo**, proof of registration, declaration or proof of reporting a lost ARC to the policeFee：NTD500Process time：10 working days（pick up ARC with receipt)、、
15 Reporting a lost passport Office in charge: NIA local service centerDocumentation：application form, 2 photos**,documents used as proof of personal identitySubmitting the application in personUpdating information after obtaining new passport or travel document
16 Quit /Shorten Exchange period If a student quit school or shorten his/her exchange period in Taiwan, his/her ARC will become invalid and shall be returned to NIA within 15 days; accordingly, alien must leave the country as ordered by NIA.
17 Laws governing foreigner’s visiting and residency Immigration actThe enforcement rules of the immigration actRegulations governing visiting, residency and permanent residency of Aliens
18 Reminder(1) Foreigners shall always carry their passports or ARCs. 【Article 22, immigration Act 】內政部入出國及移民署181818
19 Reminder(2)Resident visa holder shall apply for an ARC within 15 days after arrival【Article22, immigration act 】Violator will be fined NTD2,000-NTD10,000【Subparagraph 2, article 85, immigration act 】內政部入出國及移民署191919
20 Reminder(3)The designated period for ARC extension is within 30 days before its expiration date.ARC holder overstaying his/her residency period will be fined NTD2,000-NTD10,000 .【Paragraph 1 and 3, article 31, immigration act 】【Subparagraph 4, article 85, immigration act】內政部入出國及移民署202020
21 Reminder(4) Fines standard for overstay Overstay period Fines Less than 11 daysNT 2,00011~30 daysNT 4,00031~60 daysNT 6,00061~90 daysNT 8,000Over 90 daysNT10,000內政部入出國及移民署2121
22 Reminder(5)With unchanged reason of stay from previous application, ARC holder overstaying his/her residency period less than 30 days can re-apply for residence after being fined【Paragraph 3, article 31, immigration act 】內政部入出國及移民署222222
23 Reminder(6)ARC holder overstaying residence period for over 29 days is not allowed to re-apply for an ARC in Taiwan.Pay fines, leave Taiwan, and apply for visa to re-enter.內政部入出國及移民署2323
24 Reminder(7) Registering change of domicile or employer within 15 days. 【Paragraph 5 and 6, article 31, immigration act】內政部入出國及移民署2424
25 Reminder(8) NTD10,000. Violation Fines First time NT2,000 Second time Violators will be fined NTD2,000-NTD10,000.【Subparagraph 3, article 85, immigration act】ViolationFinesFirst timeNT2,000Second timeNT5,000Third timeNT10,000內政部入出國及移民署2525
26 Thanks for your attention The endThanks for your attention內政部入出國及移民署2626