When you are planning to work in Taiwan, you must get a Taiwan Alien workers medical exam at a certified Taiwan hospital and submit it as part of your ARC application.
The List of Hospitals that Execute Health Examination for Alien Workers in the Taiwan Area. Where to get a Health Check for teachers ARC and other jobs.
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As you already know if you are staying in Taiwan you will need an ARC. In order to get your ARC you need to take a medical exam. A medical exam is a must in Taiwan. This country has many great hospitals that can take care of you if you have physical problems. However, if your only purpose is the medical requirement checkup then many hospitals here, in Island Formosa, know all about it, are qualified hospitals with English speaking service, and can help you with all the information you need.
In larger cities, many nurses who are part of this process for your ARC medical checkup do speak some English. One thing that is certain is that the doctor doing your physical examination certainly will speak English to you.
Below is a list of ARC hospitals in Taiwan that can help you with the Taiwan Alien workers medical exam. They are separated by city and region.
Alien Workers Medical Exam FAQ
How much does it cost? Likely around NT 1700 but Varies from hospital to hospital.
How long does it take? It takes about 1 hour in slow times and 3 hours in peak periods, but you need about a week to 10 days to receive results.
What things do they check for? They will check for hepatitis. As far as the latest information we have, hospitals do not check for STDs, HIV, or Herpes. *
Do they take blood, urine and stool samples? Yes. Urine and stool sample for women only for pregnancy test.
Is the test different for a an English teacher compared to a student applying for an ARC? As of this writing, No
Hospitals around Taiwan
The islands of Taiwan area
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