Amid global COVID-19 outbreak, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) loosens regulations on application for ROC (Taiwan) Resident Certificate extension. Rolling-wave planning is adopted, and the latest information is available on the official website.
NIA has loosened the regulation and extend the application date to 45 days after entry to facilitate the process of home quarantine. (Photo / Provided by NIA)
According to laws and regulations, foreigners holding residence visas, Hong Kong and Macau residents holding copies of residence certificates and Taiwan nationals without household registration in Taiwan shall apply for a residence certificate or renew the original residence certificate within 15 days after entry.
However, NIA has loosened the regulation and extend the application date to 45 days after entry to facilitate the process of home quarantine.
In addition, for foreigners serving isolation, home quarantine and self-health monitoring, they are required to update their residence address or service station during their stay within 45 days after the changes. This amendment of regulation is temporary, and the end date is to be confirmed in the future.
The public is reminded not to bring or import meat product from overseas. (Photo / Provided by NIA)
The director of Taipei City Service Center, Lin Zhen Zhi (林振智), mentioned that the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan have detected African Swine Fever virus in parcels from Thailand. The public is reminded not to bring or import meat product from overseas.
If the individuals violate the regulations by sending or purchasing pork products from abroad to Taiwan, one can be sentenced to a maximum of 7-year imprisonment and a fine of 3 million New Taiwan dollars.