What documents do I need to provide if I was born in mainland China?

If your birthplace is in Mainland China, the National Immigration Agency will require you to upload the following documents:

  1. Your passport to prove you’ve been to foreign countries over four years; for example, present every page of your passport to prove the duration of your stay.
  2. Make an entry list along with your passport pages to show that each time you went back to China you did not stay past 30 days per year, within the past four years. (dates and entry stamps are required.)

In addition to submitting documents to meet the requirements prescribed in Article 7 Paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Enforcement Rules for the Act Governing Relations between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area, shall also submit one of the following:

  • Original certification of non-establishment of Mainland household registration verified by the Straits Exchange Foundation.
  • Original notarial certification of cancellation of Mainland household registration verified by the Straits Exchange Foundation.
  • Documentary proof sufficient to prove renunciation of ID as a People of the Mainland Area, verified by an ROC (Taiwan)embassy or overseas mission.
  • Other documentary proof sufficient to prove renunciation of ID as a People of the Mainland Area.

If you are Hong Kong or Macao resident, please refer HERE .

Should you have any questions regarding the required documents, please contact NIA’s service center .