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Dual Nationality Short Trip to Taiwan

Who can and cannot be a dual national, as well as the joys and frustrations accompanying that status. Includes ROC Passport and Military Conscription issues
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Dual Nationality Short Trip to Taiwan

Postby RagnarokRO » 12 Dec 2013, 00:05

I live in Australian with Dual Nationality, going to Taiwan for a short 3 week holiday next week. Instead of entering Taiwan with a Taiwanese Passport and have the hassle of doing those army conscript sign off when entering Taiwan and leaving Taiwan. Would i be able to enter with the Australian Passport with the 30 days visa free? So i will be entering Taiwan as a foreigner, would there be any issues for me as long as I don't take out my Taiwanese Passport at the airport?
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Re: Dual Nationality Short Trip to Taiwan

Postby kyleyang921 » 12 Dec 2013, 01:58

You are real Overseas Chinese (華僑) qualified to waive military obligation.

IF you wish to stay over one year, you can get a "僑居加簽 Certificate" at the 僑委會. Bring that "僑居加簽 Certificate" to Taiwan INS for a "僑居加簽 Visa" on your Taiwan Passport. Then, you're free from military service like me.

For short visit, you can use both passports in "any combination" you like to visit Taiwan. (Your civil right of education, medicare, etc., can still be declared at any time you show up Taiwan Passport.)

* I'm 19 yo ABC in Taiwan for years. I claimed my "僑居加簽 Visa" for my Taiwan Passport this year. No military hold on my Taiwan Passport ever.
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