Q: Who are eligible for this program?
A: The program applies to foreigners and citizens of P.R.C,, Hong Kong, or Macau who have exceeded their permitted time of stay in Taiwan and have not yet returned home, regardless of the visa type.
Q: Ｗhat benefits do overstayers get from turning themselves in through this program?
A: Overstayers who turn themselves in can be exempted from detentions, entry bans, and pay a minimum fine of NT$2,000. They can come to Taiwan again soon for sightseeing or visiting relatives.
Q: What happens if overstayers don' t turn themselves in?
A: Overstayers who fail to turn themselves in are subject to detentions, entry bans for a certain period, and a fine ranging from NT$2,000 to NT$10,000.
Q: Where can I turn myself in?
A: Overstayers who are migrant workers can turn themselves in at the Specialized Operation Brigades of the NIA. Overstayers who are not migrant workers and have overstayed less than 90 days are encouraged to
turn themselves in at the Service Center, the Specialized Operation Brigades, or the Border Affairs Brigades of the NIA; those overstaying more than 91 days can turn themselves in at the Specialized Operation Brigades of the NIA.
Toll free for self-reporting or reporting illegal
employers and agents: 0800-024-881
Details on the NIA website: