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Working Holiday (Luxembourg)

  • Created:2023-03-31
  • Data Source:Bureau Of Consular Affairs
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1. Qualification requirements

    Applicants qualify if they:

a. hold Luxembourgish citizenship and reside in Luxembourg at the time of application;
b. have not previously obtained an R.O.C. (Taiwan) visa for the Working Holiday Program;
c. are between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of application;
d. do not list dependents on their application (but dependents may apply separately for an R.O.C. (Taiwan) visa for the Working Holiday Program).

2. Required documentation and funds

a. R.O.C. (Taiwan) visa application form for the Working Holiday Program (available on the Bureau of Consular Affairs website) completed and signed by the applicant
b. Luxembourgish passport with at least 15 months of remaining validity as of the date of application
c. Two color passport-size photos taken within six months prior to the date of application
d. Proof of all-risk insurance for the duration of stay, covering treatment for accidents at work and for healthcare, including medical cost, hospitalization and repatriation.
e. Proof of no criminal record
f. Financial statement showing possession of at least 2,500 Euros
g. Proof of possession of a ticket to leave Taiwan or sufficient funds to purchase such ticket
h. Health check report issued within three months prior to the date of application
i. Visa fee of 86 Euros (non-refundable)

3. Application procedure

a. Applications must be made in person and shall not be made through a third party.
b. Applications must be submitted to the Taipei Representative Office in the European Union and Belgium.
c. Applicants should submit additional documentation and undergo an interview if so requested by the Representative Office.

4. Type of visa issued

a. Type: Visitor visa
b. Validity: One year from the date of issue; multiple entries allowed
c. Duration of stay: 180 days. Within 15 days prior to expiry, the holder may apply for an extension of up to 180 days at the National Immigration Agency service center in the city or county of residence in Taiwan (immigration.gov.tw/5475/5478/141386/127061/127076/). The total duration of stay may not exceed one year. No further extensions or changes to visa type will be permitted thereafter.

5. Other information

a. Working Holiday Program visas are issued to a maximum of 40 participants per year.
b. Participants will be allowed to engage in temporary employment with one or multiple employers during the period covered by the long-term visa.
c. During their stay in Taiwan, participants may engage in academic studies or join training programs for no more than six months.
d. Participants will not be allowed for unemployment benefits or social benefits.
e. Participants must have regard to the principal purpose of the stay, which is holiday, work being secondary to the holiday.

 

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