OK. The 2 questions I have are fairly lightweight in comparison to some of the heavy-duty spoken searches elsewhere on this extremely nice web-site (really).
Here they are:
NOTE: I’m well aware that studying Mandarin for four months + at a government approved language center makes it possible for a person to successfully apply for a Resident Visa (along with a native Sponsor).
Q1: In order to apply for the Resident Visa and shortly afterwards receive the Alien Resident Certificate, must the 4 months + be consecutive (1m-2m-3m-4m), or can a Visa run interupt the cycle (1m-2m-3m-month return to home country-4m*)?
*The fourth month would mark the beginning of the new semester, so…
Q2: If a person has obtained a Resident Visa along with the ARC, is it possible to successfully apply, through a willing company, for a work visa - without a degree - to enable that person to work legally in Taiwan (thereby greatly reducing blood pressures of all involved)?
Many thanks to you all…