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TARC Questions

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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TARC Questions

Postby keithaw » 12 May 2016, 14:38

Hi everyone, i chanced upon this forum and was amaze by the amount of information for immigration for Taiwan.

I am an overseas Chinese and have obtained my ROC passport without household registration.

I am now deciding whether to apply for the TARC.

Have a few questions that I hope can be answered here.

1. As i work overseas, i cannot stay in taiwan for a year at this moment to get the full citizenship. I do however go to Taiwan more than 10 times in a year.My wife and kids are all full Taiwanese with household registrations. Are there any benefits of me applying for the TARC in this situation? What happens if I do not fullfill the requirements after application?

2. How long is the TARC valid for ? Is it valid for life? Meaning after application, as and when in the future i manage to meet the requirements, i can then apply for a citizenship?

3. After getting the TARC i understand that I have to stay a full 6M to get National Insurance.

Thank you and I hope kind members can help me here.
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Re: TARC Questions

Postby Liam Og » 02 Jul 2016, 10:15

I could be wrong, but I think if you arrive as a overseas Chinese national then you use an entry permit for the first year, then they give you national insurance after six months, and a TARC after a year of continuous residence.
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