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APRC Plum Blossom Cards

APRC(Plum Blossom Cards)

According to Immigration Act of Immigrant investor programs, applicant can apply for Alien Permanent Resident Certificate through satisfy the requirement of investment, without requiement of living in Taiwan. Only foreign nations can apply for this program.  

 

 

Investment immigrants with one of the following qualifications:

  1. 1. Having invested over NT$15 million in a for-profit enterprise in Taiwan, and created five or more job opportunities for ROC nationals for 3 years.
  2. 2. Having invested over NT$30 million in Taiwanese government bonds for over 3 years.

 

Qualification of Applicant

  1. 1. Foreign nations
  2. 2. The foreign spouse and under 20 years old children can apply together
  3. 3. A valid and satisfactory Health Examination Certificate
  4. 4. A Clear Criminal Record Document from your home country
  5. 5. Fulfill the requirement of investment

 

 

Means of applications

 

Applications shall be submitted personally or through a proxy to the local municipal, county (city) NIA service center.

 

 

Attention:

 

  1. 1. Any foreign national, applying for the Alien Permanent Resident Card (Plum Blossom Card) under the terms of an investment over NT$15 million in a for-profit enterprise in Taiwan that has generated five or more job opportunities for ROC nationals for over 3 years, is required to have held an Alien Resident Certificate for over 3 years. Any foreign national, applying for the Alien Permanent Resident Card (Plum Blossom Card) under the terms of an investment over NT$30 million in an Immigrant Investment Fund designated by the National Immigration Agency in consultation with the competent authority in charge of related business for over 5 years, is required to have held an Alien Resident Certificate for over 5 years. At the time when the application is submitted, the Alien Resident Certificate needs to be still valid and the applicant is not subject to the requirement that he/she shall have resided in Taiwan for at least 183 days annually.

 

  1. 2. Any application for the Alien Permanent Resident Card (Plum Blossom Card) under the terms of being a senior professional needed in Taiwan is not subject to the requirement regarding the period of residency. Instead, prior to the meeting held by the Exit, Entry, and Immigration Case Evaluation Committee, the applicant shall request the competent authority in charge of related business to provide review comments that will be compiled and forwarded to the review committee. If the review finds that the applicant’s qualifications are satisfactory, the Alien Permanent Resident Card (Plum Blossom Card) may be granted.