New Degree Students - Before Arrival  

In the event of withdrawal of student dormitory due to any reason whatsoever after completing the student dormitory application procedures, students who apply for withdrawal of student dormitory beyond 14 days before the beginning of a semester, may apply for replacement of registration payment slip and are exempted from paying dormitory fee. Meanwhile, students who apply for withdrawal of student dormitory within 14 days before the beginning of a semester, must first complete the payment of dormitory fee before they can be refunded 70 percent of the dormitory fee paid; students who apply for withdrawal of student dormitory before the last working day during the ninth week of the semester after the beginning of a semester can be refunded 50 percent of the dormitory fee paid; and students who apply for withdrawal of student dormitory after the last working day during the ninth week of the semester, shall not be refunded the dormitory fee paid at all. (The abovementioned is subject to the academic calendar released by NCHU for the current year).

Alien Resident Certificate (ARC)

Students who enter Taiwan with a Resident Visa or a Visitor Visa (for foreign exchange students) are required to apply for an “Alien Resident Certificate” (ARC) and a multiple re-entry permit at the National Immigration Agency Taichung Service Centers within 15 days upon arrival in Taiwan.

The duration of stay is subject to the duration specified in an ARC.

For more details, please visit https://www.boca.gov.tw/np-150-2.html.

Foreign nationals who intend to reside in Taiwan for more than 180 days must apply for an ARC in Taiwan. If you fail to apply for an ARC within 15 days upon arrival in Taiwan, you will not be allowed to stay in Taiwan and will be punished.

 

Documents Required

  1.      An application form
  2.      A  2×2 inch photograph taken on a white background without wearing a hat and a pair of color glasses
  3.     Original copy and a photocopy of passport (photo page) and Resident Visa
  4.     Original copy and a photocopy of Student ID, tuition payment receipt, “Enrollment Certificate” or “Admission Letter”
  5.     Application Fee: NT$1,000 (a year)
  6.     Processing Time: At least 10 working days

 

Visitor Visa

Foreign nationals holding an ordinary passport or other legal travel documents who intend to stay in Taiwan within 180 days for purposes, including transit, tourism, visiting relatives, visiting, inspection tours, international conferences, business, short-term study, short-term employment, short-term missionary work, and other activities in Taiwan as approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, may apply for a Visitor Visa. For more details, please visit https://www.boca.gov.tw/np-147-2.html

 

Course Selection Guide

Go to the NCHU Single Sign On System (click the link below).

https://idp.nchu.edu.tw/nidp/idff/

User ID: Your student ID number

Password: 9999mmdd (mmdd represents your date of birth)

Example: If your date of birth is January 1, your password is 99990101.

Diploma Verification

Contact the Taiwan Representative Office in your country to complete the diploma verification procedures. For the contact information of the representative office, please visit the website of “Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan).” Academic diplomas must first be authenticated by the student’s home country before being delivered to the Taiwan Representative Office for verification. If there is no Taiwan Representative Office in your country, please check the contact information of the branches on the website of “Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)” and call the representative office to confirm which representative office is responsible for handling your documents.

 

Currency Conversion

I  The New Taiwan dollar banknotes in circulation include NT$1000, NT$500, NT$200 (not common), and NT$100. The New Taiwan dollar coins in circulation include NT$50, NT$10, NT$5, and NT$1.

II New Taiwan dollar exchange rates:  US dollar : New Taiwan dollar = 1 : 28.69; RMB : New Taiwan dollar = 1 : 4.424 (as of December 2020)