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How to use NIA Online Service with Alien Citizen Digital Certificate[外籍人士自然人憑證]

Taiwan offers a smart card to adult foreign residents that can be used to verify their identity online. This allows some government services previously only available in person to be provided online, including:
Tax return submissionApplying for credit reportsAccessing healthcare data from the NHIRequesting a police checkCertificate of Entry and Exit dates from the NIAOrdering Face Masks Sounds great! However, the system relies on some ironically insecure/outdated technology, a mishmash of different browser plugins and very few support staff know about its existence. Here's a tip on how to use yours...

How to get your record of Entry and Exit Dates from Taiwan's National Immigration Agency
Get a Digital Citizen Certificate and set it up in your card readerVisit https://ncp.immigration.gov.tw/niaweb/entryExitForeignQuery , (if the link has changed, try clicking through English - Online Applications -Certificate of Entry and Exit Dates - (red link) Please click here and ente…

How to get your credit report using Taiwan's Alien Citizen Digital Certificate[外籍人士自然人憑證]

Taiwan offers a smart card to adult foreign residents that can be used to verify their identity online. This allows some government services previously only available in person to be provided online, including:
Tax return submissionApplying for credit reportsAccessing healthcare data from the NHIRequesting a police checkCertificate of Entry and Exit dates from the NIAOrdering Face Masks Sounds great! However, the system relies on some ironically insecure/outdated technology, a mishmash of different browser plugins and very few support staff know about its existence. Here's a tip on how to use yours...

How to get your Credit Report from Taiwan's Joint Credit Information Center
Get a Digital Citizen Certificate and set it up in your card readerVisit https://apply.jcic.org.tw/CreditQueryInput.do , download and install the setup file when prompted.Close your browser and re-open it (I used Chrome, for reference)Enter your ARC ID and the CAPTCHA, tick the box to agree to the te…