PAX & Lab - Before Arrival

Health Examination Policy

2024 Fall Semester

To meet NCHU and government requirements, all new exchange students must complete a health examination by a qualified doctor and complete all parts listed on the Health Certificate for Short-Term Students Forms (Including Proof of Positive Measles and Rubella Antibody or Measles and Rubella Vaccination Certificates and Chest X-ray for Tuberculosis Report). You would need to upload a scanned version to our system by August 19, 2024 and submit the original forms to the OIA on the registration day.

According to the regulation of the National Health Insurance Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare, the examinations must be completed and is valid for three months. Any results that have done before July 1, 2024 are not acceptable.

If you do not upload the health certificate forms, we will contact your home universities. Moreover, we will cancel your acceptance of exchange programs



To fill out the application form online for VISA, please visit the website HERE.

After the application form is completed and submitted online, you have to submit the printed form to the R. O. C overseas mission that you selected online within 30 days.

Study LESS than 6 months: VISITOR VISA (Maximum residency is 180 days)

【NOTE】If you stay more than 6 months, please apply for Resident Visa. If you want to use Visitor Visa and change into Resident Visa in Taiwan, it would need to provide extra documents here in Taiwan.


Insurance Policy

2024 Fall Semester

You must purchase your own insurance before/after arriving in Taiwan. Please provide proof of the insurance certificate valid for your entire exchange period. 

If you have purchased your own insurance in your own countries, the complete insurance certificate has to be written in English or Chinese and must be uploaded to the on-line system by August 26, 2024. 

If you did not upload the insurance certificate by the deadline, you will be automatically included in NCHU's insurance. You will need to pay for the insurance fees after registration and the fees will no be returned.


1.Every student needs to have insurance valid for your entire exchange period. If you purchase your insurance in your own country, you will only apply for claims in your country. 

2. Students joined in 2024 Fall (stayed in Taiwan more than 6 months) will enroll in the NHI program in 2025 Spring