Any help you could give me with this would be much appreciated.
My wife and I (both British), arrived in Taipei two weeks ago. She has a teaching job already, and I am looking for work as a copy editor.
I was advised by the Taiwanese Representative Office (TROUK) in the UK that once my wife has a work visa, I can get a dependency visa which will allow me to work as well.
I’ve had a couple of job interviews so far, and everyone I mention this to thinks I’m crazy. Most seem to think dependency visas only allow you to work if your spouse is Taiwanese.
I did tell the TROUK that my wife and I were both British. And that she would be teaching, but I would be looking for work as a copy editor.
Have I been given bad advice? I’ve double checked with the TROUK and they insist that I should be able to get a dependency visa no problem.