0304 Notices for the Application of National without Registered Household in Taiwan Area for Visa Extension
- Source：Residency Section 2
A national residing abroad without registered permanent residence in the Taiwan Area (hereinafter National without Registered Household) files application before the expiration of residence and the original reason for application is still existed.Application procedures and places:
The applicant (the legal representative or guardian apply for minor on behalf) or other person or immigration institution designated apply to local service enters of NIA in all municipal cities, counties (cities).Documents required:
Once application for extension of residence in Taiwan, with one color photo without hat (the same specification of photo for ID card)
Original of residence certificate
The original and copy of passport of the Republic of China (original will be returned after verification, exempted if not applicable)
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 dependant relative; the certificate of study for residence for the purpose of study; the working permit for residence for the purpose of work.
Certificate fee NT$300
For application managed by other person on behalf, please have POA enclosed and the agent shall sign or affix the seal on the signature or seal of agent.Notices:
If the reason for extension of residence is “has been invited by central competent authority of the field to the country for special skills or expertise”, “employed or invited by governmental agencies or public or private colleges” and “has been approved to work in the Taiwan Area by the central authorities in charge of labor affairs pursuant to Subparagraphs 1 to 8 of Article 46 of the Employment & Service Act”, the validation of residence certificate shall be issued according to the employment period and for three years at most.
If the reason for extension of residence is “an overseas student who has been approved to study in the State by a central authority in charge of the field concerned”, “a trainee who has been approved to take vocational training by a central authority in charge of the field concerned” and “a master graduate student or a doctorate student who has been approved to undertake research and serve as an intern by a central authority in charge of the field concerned”, he validation of residence certificate shall be issued according to the study, training or practice period and for three years at most
If the extension of residence is for reason other than preceding two paragraphs, the residence certificate shall be valid for three years.
Time as required: half day