Apply for ARC of R.O.C.

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Apply for ARC of R.O.C.

2021.05.20

During the period of pandemic, OIA’s teachers will deal with the ARC application of new students.

Types of visas

For overseas compatriot and international students with "Resident Visa"

  • Send the documents stated below to Ms. Alice (chlin@fcu.edu.tw) within 15 days after arrival:
  1. Personal information page in the Passport
  2. Visa page (with the latest visa)
  3. Page with entry stamp (with the latest one)
  4. 2-inch (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) ID photo (jpg file)
  5. Attorney of ARC application (download and complete the form)

For Hong Kong & Macao students with "Entry Permit"

  • Wait until being arranged to assigned hospital for Health Certificate for Residence Application and prepare the documents stated below with jpg. file to Ms. Sharon (shchu@fcu.edu.tw) before the expiration of your entry permit.
  1. Certificate of enrollment
  2. Notice of distribution from University Entrance Committee for Overseas Chinese Students ( this one is not required for those who apply to study in Feng Chia University directly)
  3. Passport (with your personal information)
  4. Entry Permit
  5. HK& Macao’s permanent documents (ID card and passport)
  6. Certificate of Police Criminal Record within 5 years from HK or Macao (the validity is within 3 months). It is not required once you’re under 20 years old.
  7. Confirmation of your citizen identity of HK or Macao
  8. Application for residence for HK or Macao’s citizen
  9. If you were born in Mainland China, it is required to provide Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents (Home Return Permit)
  10.  Health check with qualified (follow the Health Certificate for Residence Application from Ministry of Health and Welfare, the validity of the application is within 3 months)
  11.  2-inches (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) colorful ID photo (in jpg. file)
  12.  Attorney for ARC application (Download and complete the form)

For overseas compatriot and international students with "Visitor Visa"

  1. Application Form
  2. 2-inch (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) ID photo for 2 pieces
  3. Certificate of student status
  4. The original one of your passport, the copied one of your personal information in your passport and the visitor visa page
  5. Verified diploma and transcript with original and copied one (in Chinese only)
  6. Proof of your property with original copied one
  7. Healthy check for ARC application with original and copied one
  8. Fee: NTD 3,000 (for American citizen, NTD 4,000)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  1. Service hours: 08:30~17:00, Mondays to Fridays
  2. Address: No. 503, Section 2, Liming Rd, Taichung City 408205, Taiwan (R.O.C)
  3. Tel: 04-22510799
  • After receiving the resident visa, offer the documents mentioned below and mail to Mr. Ren Liu (jcliu@fcu.edu.tw)
  1. Personal information page in the Passport
  2. Visa page (with the latest visa)
  3. Page with entry stamp (with the latest one)
  4. 2-inch (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) ID photo (jpg file)
  5. Attorney of ARC application (download and complete the form)

How to get my ARC?

  • Once the card is made, we’ll email you to come to OIA and get the card, and hand in the application fee as well.
  • Fee: For international students NTD 1,000; For compatriot Chinese students NTD 500; For HK & Macao students: NTD 2,600

Note

  1. For those who enter Taiwan with resident visa or transfer the visa in Taiwan, please apply for the Alien Resident Certificate at the Immigration Office within 30 days since the second day that you enter Taiwan or within 15 days since you get the resident visa.
  2. Enter Taiwan with visa-exemption entry and landing visa or with the visitor visa which is not for study, it is not allowed to transfer the visa into resident visa or apply for extension. It is not allowed to apply for the visa without any student status.
  3. For those who enter Taiwan by visitor visa with study purpose need to visit Ministry of Foreign Affairs to transfer to resident visa before the visitor visa expired.
  4. For those who have Alien Resident Certificate are required to apply for another Alien Resident Certificate and entry permit if you need to depart within the valid date and enter Taiwan again.

For latest information, please visit “New Overseas Student Section”.

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