Question for UK APRC holders

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Question for UK APRC holders

Postby magnolia » 10 Apr 2012, 13:35

For those of you from the UK who have been through the APRC application process, I wonder if you can help with a question: is it the ACRO Police Certificate that UK nationals are supposed to get? I'm confused because a) it seems to be for travel and not residency purposes; and b) are there any extra supporting docs required, as Taiwan is not one of the specified countries?

Any info much appreciated! Thanks!

Note to Mods: I know there is a huge thread on APRC (which I have been reading for years) but this is a quite specific question. Maybe it can be merged later? Thanks!
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Re: Question for UK APRC holders

Postby Feiren » 10 Apr 2012, 13:43

Have you read this APRC thread especially for Brits? It has a detailed guide including police reports.

http://www.forumosa.com/taiwan/viewtopi ... t=highwave

Apologies if this is the huge thread you were referring to.
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Re: Question for UK APRC holders

Postby magnolia » 10 Apr 2012, 13:54

No, I hadn't noticed the one for Brits! I'll get cracking on that. Cheers, thanks a lot, mister! :notworthy:
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Re: Question for UK APRC holders

Postby Steviebike » 10 Apr 2012, 21:26

You need to get one of these from you local Police Force, mine was Avon & Somerset.

http://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/in ... ccess.aspx

Each force's website should have one.

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Re: Question for UK APRC holders

Postby magnolia » 10 Apr 2012, 21:57

Thanks for that, sir!

Here's the link for the Sussex police, in case anyone else needs it:
http://www.sussex.police.uk/about-us/in ... -to-apply/
It seems to take me right back to the ACRO site, so I guess that must be the one these days. Will check with Taiwan Immigration.

Thanks again, Steviebike
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