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Foreign Nationals With Visitor Or Resident Status

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The NIA is responsible for the management of the entry and exit of migrants. Service stations are set up in all municipalities to handle the application, review and issuance of certificates or transfer of applications for entry, stay, residence and registered permanent residence of people from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao 9 residents and nationals without household registration in Taiwan, aswell as cases of extension of stay, residence and permanent residence of foreigners, and to promote friendly and timely local services.In addition, in response to the rapid development of crossstrait exchanges, the NIA has promoted a number of online application services, including conditional visa-free visits to Taiwan by people from Southeast Asian countries, Hong Kong and Macaoresidents'entry permits, and people from mainland China who come to Taiwan for sightseeing, health care, education and professional and business exchanges. After the online application is completed, the permit can be directly printed online.On January 1, 2015, the permit-on-Arrival for Mini-three-links was launched. At the same time, since January 1, 2018, the NIA has also introduced Mini-three-links convenient measures to improve administrative efficiency and facilitate cross-strait exchanges an express application for people from mainland China visiting Taiwan was launched accordingly.