【Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network】Translated by CHI CHIA I
Department of Health, Taipei City Government issues a reminder that foreigners holding the Alien Residence Certificate (ARC) but without National Health Insurance, are still eligible to receive their doses of the vaccines. As long as individuals bring the original and photocopy of their own valid passport and apply for the ‘New UI No. for Foreign Nationals’ at the National Immigration Agency (NIA) Service Center, individuals can enjoy the right to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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The Department of Health, Taipei City Government reminds foreign nationals to make an appointment for vaccinations. (Photo / Retrieved from the Pixabay)
For individuals from China, Hong Kong, and Macau or without household registration, one can apply for UI No. on ‘Online Application for ROC Uniform UI Number’ (外來人口網路申請統一證號) first, and use the generated UI No. to book vaccination on ‘Covid-19 Vaccination Registration and Reservation Platform’ or make an appointment online through designated hospital’s registration system.
In addition, the elderly can also make use of the registration system of Taipei City hospitals to make appointments；the elders should complete 2 doses of vaccination as soon as possible, together with other types of vaccine such as influenza vaccine and pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, to better protect their health. Note: Other types of vaccines need to be administered 7 days apart from the previous vaccine.
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Individuals can make an appointment online through 14 designated hospital’s registration system. (Photo / Retrieved from the Pixabay)
For people above 18 years old who have not been vaccinated or have received the first dose of Modena for 4 weeks. If this group of individuals did not make an appointment on the Covid-19 Vaccination Registration and Reservation Platform, make an appointment online through the registration system of 14 medical institutions in Taipei City.
Hospitals include National Taiwan University, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung, Tri-Service General Hospital Songshan Branch, Pojen General Hospital, Hong En Hospital, Show Chwan Hospital, Taipei Municipal Wanfang Hospital, Jing Mei Hospital, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, China Medical University Hospital Taipei Branch, Center Clinic Medical Center General Hospital Foundation, and Taipei City Hospital (Yangming and Renai Branches, etc.). Individuals must bring the ‘Vaccination Record’ and Health insurance card.