Visa for studying Chinese purpose


簽證轉換

Studying Chinese-Visa change

Visitor visa   Resident visa

Qualification

1. Students who have visa for studying Chinese purpose study Chinese program in Language Center of NCUE.
2. Students have been studying for 4 months continuously in Taiwan, and, from the day students apply, they should continue to register and pay for another course no less than 3 months. 

3. Students have not been absent from class for over a quarter of total class hours.

Application procedure

Step 1. Prepare the following materials

REQUIREMENTS DESCRIPTION
Application form

Go to the website: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw.

Fill out the application form online and print it out.

Make sure the application form shows a bar code on it. Sign the application form.

Two color passport-size photos within 6 months Paste on the application form two color passport-size photos with a white background taken within 6 months.
Passport and one photocopy of the passport

The passport must be valid for at least 6 months and there are blank pages left in it.

One photocopy of the passport bio-page including the holders picture is required.

Original and one photocopy of health certificate

The health certificate should be issued within 3 months by one of the local hospitals designated by the Centers for Disease Control of Ministry of Health and Welfare of the R.O.C. (Taiwan) or a foreign hospital.

Health certificates issued by foreign hospitals must be authenticated by a R.O.C. (Taiwan) overseas mission.
Visit the website of the Centers for Disease Control for health checkup items and the list of designated local hospitals.

Original and one photocopy of certificate of enrollment with record of registration

The certificate of enrollment and record of registration should be issued by one of the Mandarin Chinese Learning Centers affiliated to universities accredited by the Ministry of Education.

Check the website of the Ministry of Education for the list of the Mandarin Chinese Learning Centers (Chinese version).

The certificate of enrollment must indicate completion of 4 months of study and registration for continued study for at least another 3 months.

Weekly hours of attendance, Monday to Friday, must not be fewer than 15 hours.

Original and one photocopy of record of attendance     Hours of absence including those taken on leave must not exceed a quarter of total class hours.
Original and one photocopy of transcripts     The school transcripts from the period of study.
Study plan     Study motives should be included.
Original and one photocopy of proof of financial support

Bank statements or records of remittance provided by the applicant or his/her relatives within the third degree of kinship (grandparents, parents and siblings).

*Bank statements or records of remittance supported by the applicant’s relatives must be submitted along with the household registration/ birth certificate/ family book which may prove the relationship of relative.

*The amount showing on the bank statements or records of remittance, when the visa application is submitted, must be sufficient enough for at least a consecutive 3 months living needs.

*The scholarship certificate must indicate the duration and the exact amount of the scholarship.

Other supporting documents

To be decided on a case-by-case basis. Such as recognizance (do not engage in illegal work).

Applicants who apply for a Resident Visa after having arrived in the R.O.C. (Taiwan) are required to present also one photocopy of the Visitor Visa and the immigration entry stamp.

*It costs NTD 300 and takes two working days to process certificate of enrollment and record of registration at the Language Center.

 

Step 2. Apply for a resident visa

1. Students may apply for a resident visa at the Bureau of Consular Affairs 3 or 4 weeks before the visa expires.

2. Get a resident visa after the application has been approved.

 

Step 3. Apply for Alien Resident Certificate (ARC)

1. Prepare the following materials

    I. The photocopy of passport with resident visa

   II. The photocopy of two-inch photo (Jeg, 4KB-512KB, pixels:413*531) 

  III. The photocopy of certificate of enrollment and record of registration

  IV. Proof of Accommodation

2. Upload your application materials to the system, waiting for their approval.

3. After your application is approved, finish the payment.

4. Please submit your e-residence to the language center of NCUE once you get it.

 

華語文獎學金簽證資訊

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship- Resident visaARC

 

Qualification

 

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship recipients who have a resident visa for studying Chinese purpose.

 

Application procedure

1. Prepare the following materials

    I. The photocopy of passport with resident visa

   II. The photocopy of two-inch photo (Jeg, 4KB-512KB, pixels:413*531) 

  III. The photocopy of certificate of enrollment and record of registration

  IV. Proof of Accommodation

2. Upload your application materials to the system, waiting for their approval.

3. After your application is approved, finish the payment.

4. Please submit your e-residence to the language center of NCUE once you get it.