Open a Joint Bank Account
You can’t open a bank account in Taiwan right away, so for the convenience of paying tuition, fees, and personal expenses in Taiwan, you might want to open a joint account with your parent(s) in your country, and apply for an ATM card to withdraw cash in Taiwan.
Shipping Personal Items to Tzu Chi University
You can ship them to your school housing from home or Taoyuan International Airport:
|Campus||College||Male Dormitory||Female Dormitory|
||188, Lane 3, Zhongshan Road, Sec. 1, Hualien, Taiwan 97004||190, Lane 3, Zhongshan Road, Sec. 1, Hualien, Taiwan 97004|
||67 Jieren Street, Hualien, Taiwan 97074||67 Jieren Street, Hualien, Taiwan 97074|
Applying for a New Cellular Phone Number
Purchase a SIM card at the arrival hall of Taoyuan International Airport, before presenting your passport to an immigration officer. You may consider buying a one-month plan.