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I got work permit but still on visitor visa-can I work?

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I got work permit but still on visitor visa-can I work?

Postby ferb79 » 26 Apr 2012, 12:57


I got a work permit approved, I am leaving Taiwan soon because my visitor visa on Chinese study base expires.
I am applying for visitor visa on my home country.
After I am back to Taiwan, I plan to start work, and apply the resident visa and ARC.

while I wait for the resident visa and ARC, can I work?
I know basicly Visa just means I can stay, and work permit just means I can work,

but I am not sure if visitor visa is acceptable to work with.

many many thanks.
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Re: I got work permit but still on visitor visa-can I work?

Postby CraigTPE » 27 Apr 2012, 05:41

ferb79 wrote:while I wait for the resident visa and ARC, can I work?

Not legally, afaik. You need the whole package: work permit, resident visa and ARC.
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