2.However, aliens entering the R.O.C. through visa-exemption may apply for a visitor visa within the visa-exemption period on the following conditions at the Bureau of Consular Affairs and branch offices of MOFA. 。 in case of severe acute diseases, natural disasters or other force majeure reasons, which hold them back from leaving the R.O.C. 。 white- collar professionals obtaining the work permit within. the visa-exemption period
Toasty wrote:Things may have changed but, as far as I recall, you cannot arrive on a 30-day landing visa and obtain a resident visa without the need for an additional visa run. The visa that can be "converted" in-country is the 60-day visa that you must apply for at the Taiwan defacto embassy in your area.
There is something of a song and dance routine to go through when first arriving here. The TECO will tell you that you must get all resident visas etc through them but, on the other hand, no employer will hire you and process you from overseas. You have to masquerade as a tourist, get a 60-day visa and do your resident visa process from here.
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