Taipei City to Accept Pandemic Care Package Application for Oversea Taiwanese Students

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Taipei City Government is now accepting applications for care packages from families of Taipei students who remain abroad.

According to city hall, it has prepared 3,000 care packages to help these young people who are still in other countries. The mayor understands the difficult path of pursuing degrees in a foreign nation and hopes that the city government can help these promising youths in the area of disease prevention.

Content of the care packageThe content of the care package includes 14 surgical face masks, 1 face mask cover, 2 cloth face masks, a reusable dining utensils and straw set, an online streaming platform gift card, a digital magazine gift card, and an e-book gift card.

Taipei’s district offices will accept applications between May 11 and 31. The offices are open Mondays through Fridays, from 8:30 AM through noon, and from 1:30 PM through 5 PM. Each overseas Taiwanese student can apply for a maximum of 1 package.

Parents, spouses, guardians, or other legal representatives of students can apply either at the desk or via email, and will need to provide the following documentation: the student’s national ID card (original), proof of attending school (school ID, enrollment certificate, etc.), and a completed application form. After receiving the green light, the representative can pick up the care package either on the spot or arrange an appointment.

  • Source:Department of Information Technology, Taipei City Government / Publish Date:2020-05-12

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