Short-term and long-term visas, application requirements, waiting times, advantages and disadvantages of stay vs. resident visas, who needs an ARC, and why do people opt for permanent residency
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With a multi-entry you can stay for 2 months at a time. You can extend for up to 6 months if you have a valid reason for doing so, for example studying at a government approved language school. If you're going to give them flight itinerary, you should show a flight out of Taiwan within the initial 60-day period. But as I said, you don't actually have to purchase any tickets. A lot of websites allow you to reserve a flight for up to 24 hours and they'll email you the flight itinerary. If you don't actually want to book the tickets, you do nothing. Then just print out the itinerary and send it in with your visa application.
If you get a multi entry visa that is valid for one year, you can use it for one year. You just have to leave the country every 60 days (or up to 6 months if you get it extended). Then you can come right back on the same visa and stay for another 60 days. Hope this is clear!
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