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1. Cathay Life Insurance Application  download the insurance plan

International students are required to provide proof of personal health insurance or a valid NHI card upon registration. Students without personal health insurance or valid NHI card may join the Cathay Life Insurance in Taiwan. The cost is NTD500 per month, and the insurance fee will be included on the tuition fees payment invoice. If you want to apply for Cathay Life Insurance, please fill out the online application by the end of July (fall semester) or December (spring semester).

The following documents are required to apply for an insurance claim: 

 1. Compensation application form.  

  4. A photocopy of ARC & passport

 2. Certificate of diagnosis     

  5. A photocopy of the bank account passbook

 3. The original receipts of payment.

  6. Maximum coverage NTD1,000 per day. 


2. National Health Insurance
According to National Health Insurance Act, any international student continuously staying in Taiwan for over six months is obligated to join the NHI.

Following Taiwan government regulations, international students must register for health insurance during their stay in Taiwan. 

The cost is NTD 826 per month (Starting from Jan 1, 2021). The insurance fee will be included in the tuition fees payment invoice. Office of International Affairs will put you under the NHI scheme once you are eligible for it. For more information, please visit the National Health Insurance Administration Ministry of Health and Welfare.

Requirements for NHI Registration:

A person who has, after receiving an ARC, stayed in Taiwan for six consecutive months (starting from the ARC issue date), or exited Taiwan only once, for fewer than 30 days, within a period amounting to six months after the number of days that they have been away from Taiwan is deducted.


3. NSYSU Collective Student Insurance

The Office of Student Affairs provides every degree student in Taiwan with the "NSYSU Collective Student Insurance", the fee is included in the tuition bill, please refer to OSA's website for the insurance plan: http://ag.osa.nsysu.edu.tw/files/15-1035-119503,c13987-1.php?Lang=en

Q & A and required documents for the NSYSU Collective Student Insurance claimhttps://ag-osa.nsysu.edu.tw/p/412-1087-14167.php?Lang=en