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0305 Notices for the Application of National without Registered Permanent Household in Taiwan Area for Residence after Continuous residence or residence for certain period of time

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  • Source:Residency Section 2
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Governing laws:
Article 9 and 16 of Immigration Act (hereinafter the Immigration Act)。
Article 24 to 26 of Regulations Governing the application for residency in Taiwan Area of national without registered permanent residence in the Taiwan AreaSubjects:
The national without registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area (hereinafter the national without permanent residence) and his/her accompanied spouse and minor children have continuously resided or resided in Taiwan Area over certain period of time while original residence conditions are still existed:
Has a lineal blood relative, a spouse, a sibling, or a spouse's parent, who has registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area. If the relationship is a result of adoption, the adopted person shall not be older than twelve (12) years old; he/she shall reside with the adopter in the Taiwan Area. The adoption is limited to two (2) people.
Was or is born in overseas, resides in the Taiwan Area and has registered his/her permanent residence at a household registry in the area. The person is at the age of twenty (20) or up
Has been naturalized and has acquired the nationality of the State.
Holds the passport of the State to enter into the State, and continues to reside in the Taiwan Area for seven (7) years or up, and one hundred and eighty-three (183) days or up each year.
Has made an investment in the Taiwan Area in the amount that is more than NT$10,000,000, and has been approved or filed for future reference by the central authorities in charge of the investment.
Is an overseas student who has been approved to study in the State by a central authority in charge of the field concerned and has returned to his/her country of residence to work for two (2) years after graduation.
Has special skills and experiences and has been invited back to the State by the central authorities that are in charge of the field of their employment.
Has been appointed or employed by a government department, a public or private university or a college besides the authorities stated in the preceding Subparagraph.
Has been approved to work in the Taiwan Area by the central authorities in charge of labor affairs or the field of their employment pursuant to Subparagraphs 1 to 7 or Subparagraph 11, Paragraph 1 of Article 46 of the Employment & Service Act..Nationals without registered permanent residence who have entered the country before the Immigration Act was enforced on May 21, 1999 and cannot be repatriated, have been allowed to reside in the Taiwan Area by the NIA and have continuously resided or resided in Taiwan Area for certain period.Stateless people or non-citizen ROC nationals from Thailand, Myanmar, or Indonesia who have entered the country before this Act was enforced on May 21, 1999 and cannot be repatriated, have acquired nationality of the State after being allowed to reside in the Taiwan Area as stateless citizen by the NIA and acquired the certificate residence as a national without registered permanent residence and have continuously resided or resided in Taiwan Area for certain period.Stateless people and non-citizen ROC nationals from Thailand or Myanmar who have been allowed to enter the country for the purposes of attending school or receiving technical training by the Ministry of Education or the Overseas Compatriot Affairs Commission between 21st May 1999 and 31st December 2008 and cannot be repatriated, have acquired nationality of the State after being allowed to reside in the Taiwan Area as stateless citizen by the NIA and acquired the certificate residence as a national without registered permanent residence and have continuously resided or resided in Taiwan Area for certain period.Stateless people from India or Nepal who have entered the Taiwan Area between May 21, 1999 and December 31, 2008 and cannot be repatriated, have acquired nationality of the State after being allowed to reside in the Taiwan Area as stateless citizen by the NIA and acquired the certificate residence as a national without registered permanent residence and have continuously resided or resided in Taiwan Area for certain period.A person, who has applied for registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area pursuant to Subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph, shall have been married for three (3) years and over if his/her qualification results from marriage. He/she may not be exempted from the preceding requirement unless his/her children have been born during the marriage.Required documents:
Residence application, with one color photo without hat (the same specification of photo for ID card)
Residence certificate of Taiwan Area
Certificate of existence of original reason for residence, e.g.: original, copy of the household registry or ID card (the original will be returned after verification) of relative with registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area for residence from dependent relative; the certificate of study for residence for the purpose of study; the working permit for residence for the purpose of work.The satisfactory health examination report within latest three months (the examination must be managed by public or private hospitals appointed by Ministry of Health and Welfare as well as satisfactory to the health examination checklist [table B]; children under the age of six may use vaccination certificate as alternative.Other related certificates: for example, enclose parenting blood relationship certificate and the certificate of no marriage during the conception period (the conception period shall be from the 181 day to 302 day calculated retroactively from the birthday of child) certified by Overseas Office, representative office and other institutions authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall be enclosed if the applicant for the residence dependent to relative is pregnant before getting married and the mother is a national without registered permanent residence. However, it is exempted if preceding certificates have been enclosed as applying for residence.
POA: the POA shall be enclosed for application managed by agent and the agent shall sign or affix seal on the signature/seal of agent in person.Certificate fee: NT$ 600The self-addressed envelope with postage stamps for registered mail and the name, zip code and telephone of recipient
The person who was born in China shall have certificates proving that he/she does not have no household registered in China or collect passport of China certified by Straits Exchange Foundation (hereinafter the SEF) enclosed otherwise.
Certificate with correct registered household address: refer to household registry, ID card, house ownership certificate, latest house tax statement or original, copy of lease agreement (either one of five, the original will be returned upon verification). However, it is exempted if the registered household address is the same as the dependent relative with permanent residence in Taiwan Area and his/her ID card (or household registry).
The application of those who acquire permission of residence as an overseas legislator, has special contributions to the country and the society, or is a senior professional personnel as needed in the Taiwan Area and his/her spouse (the marriage shall be survived over three years, except there is child born in the duration of marriage) and minor children for permanent residence in Taiwan Area shall be applied mutatis mutandis to regulations of required documents as set forth in preceding paragraph.Notices:
The application for permanent residence in Taiwan area shall be filed within two years after the applicant has continuously or resided or in the area for certain period of time. If the information regarding the application for residence in Taiwan Area is unsatisfactory or insufficient, it shall be corrected within fifteen days from the next day of receiving written notice of NIA (the correction period shall be three months if the application information shall be applied to foreign country or the application is managed abroad). For failure to make correction by deadline, the NIA will reject its application.If the applicant’s relative with registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area is deceased, or has divorced from the relative with registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area, has resided continuously or for a certain period of time in the area and shall execute the rights and obligations for bearing subsistence of his/her minor children with registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area, he/she can still apply to National Immigration Agency for registration of permanent residence in the area a.If the documents required is in foreign language, they shall be certified by Overseas Office and have the transaction in Chinese certified by Overseas Office or domestic public notary enclosed. However, the documents prepared in Hong Kong, Macau or China shall be verified by the agencies established by the government in Hong Kong, Macau or SEF.The calculation of continuous residency or residence for certain period in Taiwan Area refers to one of following circumstances:
The applicant is the subject as set forth in subparagraph 1 to 6 of paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 of item 2, who has continuously resided in the Taiwan Area for one year, or has resided in that Taiwan Area for two years during the residency in the Taiwan Area shall be over 270 days each year, or has resided I the Taiwan Area for five years during which the residence in that Taiwan Area shall exceed 183 days each year.
The applicant is the subject as set forth in subparagraph 7 to 8 of paragraph 1 and paragraph 3 to 6 of paragraph of item 2, who has continuously resided in the Taiwan Area for three year, or has resided in that Taiwan Area for five years during the residency in the Taiwan Area shall be over 270 days each year, or has resided I the Taiwan Area for seven years during which the residence in that Taiwan Area shall exceed 183 days each year.
Those who have left the country during the residency specified in the preceding paragraph shall not be deemed to have interrupted their residency but the period of their absence from the Taiwan Area shall not be calculated as part of their residency in the Taiwan Area if their overseas trips have been assigned or approved by the government and such assignment or approval can be proved in writing.Place of application: service centers of the NIA in all municipal cities, counties (cities)
Time as required for the review: seven days (excluding the reception day, holidays, document supplementation and mailing period)
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