1、Background and Regulation
According to National Health Insurance Administration Ministry of Health and Welfare, any foreigner staying in Taiwan with an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) over 183 days is obligated to underwrite an insurance policy under NHI.
A person staying in Taiwan for 183 days definition:
A person who has, after receiving an ARC, stayed in Taiwan for 183 days, or exited Taiwan ONCE for fewer than 30 days within the actual period of stay, amounting to 183 days after the number of days that he or she has been away from Taiwan would be deducted.
2、Process of Payment
The cost of National Health Insurance (NHI) should be included in the tuition fee every semester. If you are eligible to underwrite an insurance policy under NHI. The cost is NTD 826 each month (according to the fee criteria set by NHI), so payment per semester is NTD 4,956 (from September to February and March to August). Please note that student needs to pay the fee first in the beginning of the semester, and after the NHI system confirmed that the student is disqualified, student will get the refund from the Student Affairs Office in the end of the semester. The refund will be returned to student’s bank or post office account.三、轉出或退出本校代辦健康保險情形