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Renewing ARC based on marriage. Documents needed?

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Re: Renewing ARC based on marriage. Documents needed?

Postby aim » 17 Mar 2014, 09:40

Good morning all,

My ARC (married with Taiwanese) is expiring 4/12 and I need to go to renew it. I wonder if there is a time frame in advance i can go to the Immigration Office so that they will not tell me "oh, you came so early / late"? Also, how long does it take to issue the new ARC?
Another tricky question. We have a household registration in Kaohsiung, however i mostly currently live in Taipei due to my work (i rent a house and i just checked that my ARC is actually stating my Taipei address..) so I need to got the immigration office in Taipei. Although my wife will join me for the application, do you think that i will face any problem with this issue of 2 locations? Any advice on how i should handle it?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Renewing ARC based on marriage. Documents needed?

Postby Belgian Pie » 17 Mar 2014, 10:26

About two weeks ... the paper that says you're married and living with your wife at the same address, 'hukou' ... passport, ARC ... money. Copy all of them too, saves you the hassle doing it there. Perhaps they have an application form on the internet by now, look for it at NIA website.
It's possible that some documents you don't need anymore but just to be sure.

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Re: Renewing ARC based on marriage. Documents needed?

Postby aim » 17 Mar 2014, 10:40

Thanks Belgian Pie!
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