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Family Visit Stay of Lineal Ascendants

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Q1: How do parents and grandparents of foreign special professionals who reside in Taiwan apply for Visitor Visas?
A1: The applicant should access the website of Bureau of Consular Affairs (http://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw) to fill out an application form, print it out and sign on it, then submit the following documents to overseas missions of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to apply for a visitor visa: visa application form, passport (valid for at least 6 months), two color passport-size photos with a white background taken within 6 months, proof of the foreign special professional's resident status in Taiwan and proof documents for lineal relationship.

Q2: How does lineal ascendants of special professional from Hong Kong or Macau apply for the entry permits with a view to family gathering?

A2:

1. In accordance with Article 13 of the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals, where a foreign special professional is hired to engage in professional work, and has been approved for residence or permanent residence by the National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior, a lineal ascendant of said person may apply to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of its overseas missions for the issuance of a visitor visa, valid for one year, for multiple entry, for a stay of up to six months, without annotation by the visa-issuing authority of a restriction disallowing extension or other limitation. In case of the need to continue the stay, then prior to the expiration of the time limit on the stay, said person may apply for an extension to the National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior, staying one year at most each time, without having to leave the State.

2. For the purpose of enhancing the recruitment and employment of foreign professionals, where a Hong Kong resident or Macau resident is hired to engage in professional work, and has been approved for residence by the National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior, a lineal ascendant of said person may apply to the National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior, for the issuance of a entry permit, valid for one year, with multiple entry, for a stay of up to six months. In case of the need to continue the stay, then prior to the expiration of the time limit on the stay, a lineal ascendant of said person may apply for an extension to the National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior, staying one year at most each time, without having to leave the State.

 

Contact Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Interior for more information.

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