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International Student Section

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New Students

Important Dates for Fall 2017 New Students 

Date

Time

Agenda

Location

8/29-31

All day

Online course selection

Course selection system

9/1

varies

Suggested arrival date

Direction to TMU

 

9/2

 

13:30-16:00

Health Check / ARC application

4F Conference Hall, Front Building

 

9/4

09:00-12:00

Safety training course I

Room 2101 (Graduate students only)

14:00-17:00

Safety training course II

Room 2101 (Graduate students only)

 

9/5

09:00-12:00

Fill out personal information

Computer Lab B, Auditorium Building

14:00-17:00

Orientation

 

 

9/6

09:00-11:00

Registration

B1, Back Building

14:00-15:30

Workshop: Work permit, NHI & ARC /
 Dorm regulation

Room 2101

15:30

Open bank account / cellphone

Room 2101

   9/7

10:00-12:00

Workshop: Laws & regulations

Room 2102

12:00-13:30

Welcome lunch

Pizza Hut 2F, No.341, Sec.4, Zhongxiao E. R. (Exit 5, MRT S.Y.S. Memorial Hall)

15:30

Open bank account

 

9/11

08:00

Classes begin

Get location

9/11-20

All day

Course add and drop period

Course selection system



Immigration Information
 

Visa 
There are two types of visas. Preferably, you will get resident visa. International students must enter Taiwan with a visitor visa or resident visa. 
No visa-exempt entry or landing visa. 
1. Visitor visa -> Resident visa -> ARC 
2. Resident visa -> ARC 

* Start your visa application here

Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) Form 
Students entering Taiwan with resident visa must apply for ARC within 15 days of arrival (NT$1000/year). 

Taiwan ID Number Form 
Students entering Taiwan with visitor visa (cannot apply for ARC right away) should apply for Taiwan ID number for banking or cell phone service.


Health Check 

1. TMU health check (NT$750) is required for all new students. 
2. Type B health check (NT$1870) is required for resident visa application. Students who enter Taiwan with visitor visa need to apply for resident visa after arrival. 

Original & copy of your passport, 2 passport photos and a small fee will be needed on the day of your health check.


Registration Checklist 

New students will need the following documents to complete registration:  
1. TMU Health check. 
2. Complete personal information online (log in here), print out and attach 2-inch photo. 
3. Proof of financial support, i.e. scholarship award letter or statement issued by a bank. 
4. Proof of 6-month overseas medical insurance or you can purchase upon registration, NT$3,000 for 6 months. 
5. Authenticated diploma and transcript. 

Medical Insurance by Cathay Life Insurance 
Insurance Policy (En) 
Insurance Claim Form (Ch)


National Health Insurance 

Enrolled students are required to join Taiwan National Health Insurance for NT$749/month (prices are subject to change without notice) from 7th month in Taiwan. New students who would like to transfer their National Health Insurance under TMU should notify the Office of Global Engagement.


Dormitory 

Application link: http://ioadmission.tmu.edu.tw/foreign
Application period: July 17-23, 2017 
TMU offers several off-campus international dormitories, all furnished with internet access. 
Monthly rent ranges from NT$ 6,000-9,000 (depending on room type) plus utilities. 
 

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