【全民健保】【National Health Insurance, NHI】
In Taiwan, NHI is a mandatory program so anyone qualified for the regulations of the program must enroll. Any qualified one who doesn’t enroll will be fined and be required to pay all premium counted from the date she or he should have been enrolled.
After you enroll in NHI program, you will receive a NHI card. This card can be used at hospitals and clinics which join NHI system in Taiwan and you will receive a significant discount on medical fee.
International students who are qualified for enrolling in NHI program may apply for the program through CJCU or the local district office. Qualifications:
(1) After entering Taiwan and receiving an ARC, you have stayed in Taiwan for six consecutive months.
Or (2) After entering Taiwan and receiving an ARC, you have ever exited Taiwan once for less than 30 days. After the number of days that you have been away from Taiwan is deducted, the period of staying Taiwan amounts to six months.
＊Applying for NHI through CJCU Notice
(1) Applying for NHI
A. Students Applying NHI for the first time, please hand in the following documents to OIA.
● 1 photo (2”) ● ARC and a copy of ARC
● NHI Card Application Form
B. If you transfer to CJCU, please hand in the NHI transfer report from your original school to OIA with your ARC and a copy of ARC.
C. After you join NHI through CJCU, every semester six months NHI fee will be included in registration fee. It will be NTD 4,494 (NTD749/one month).
(2) Transferring NHI
If you graduate and work in Taiwan or transfer to other universities, please come to OIA to deal with the NHI transfer.
If you graduate, discontinue studies, or are suspended from studying at CJCU, please come to OIA to cancel your NHI coverage, and receive refund for payment of NHI premiums.