How to apply


Students who intend to study Chinese in Taiwan will be allowed to apply for a language visa. Please read carefully the following procedure and submit the documents 90 days before the orientation to Mandarin Learning Center.
Please abide by the regulations of the Taiwan government and cooperate with us to facilitate a smooth entry process.

I. registration process


STEP 1. Submit Required Documents

Please submit the following documents 90 days before the orientation to the Mandarin Learning Center (MLC) of Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU) by email or postal services. Submission after deadline is not accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Admission Application Form(download the file)
  • Photocopy of the diploma of higher education and the transcript (both must be translated into Chinese or English, and the copy of the graduation certificate must be notarized by a foreign embassy)
  • A photocopy of your passport
  • 2-inch photos
  • A Financial Statement issued within 3 month and shows an ending balance exceeding USD2,800 or its equivalent
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Address: No. 200, Zhongbei Rd., Zhongli Dist., Taoyuan City 320314, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

ATTN: Mandarin Learning Center, CYCU


Telephone: +886-3-265-6531

STEP 2. VISA Application

MLC will send you an admission letter once receiving your application around two weeks.

  • On receiving the above documents, please go to the local Taiwanese embassy, Taiwanese consulate or Taipei Economy and Culture Office to apply for a "Foreigner to study Chinese in Taiwan (FR) visa."

  • Please provide a scan of the document of the visa page of your passport, visa number, and flight and accommodation information after obtaining the visa.  
  • Make a payment: MLC will provide the payment link for tuition fee. Please provide the remittance certificate before coming to Taiwan.

  • Payment methods:
    • In Person (Cash)
    • Bank Transfer
    • Credit Card Online (Visa, JCB or MasterCard only)

STEP 3. Entry and Quarantine Procedures

  • Please apply a prepaid cellphone card at the Taoyuan Airport Telecom Counter located in the airport control area or fill in the form ( to apply for a free 15-day SIM card and inform the school when arrival.
  • Please get the rapid test kits from the staffs in the luggage area at the airport.
  • Please take the public transportation if you have no symptoms. You are allowed to enter the school when testing negative for 2 days after arriving in Taiwan. If you test positive, please let us know and we will assist you to have a virtual appointment for treatment.
  • You must keep close contact with staffs from MLC after arrival in Taiwan. We must inform National Immigration Agency if you lost contact for no reason.
  • Note:

If the course starts before your entry, MLC will provide a online classroom link for you to take online courses which will conclude total hours of your attendance.

MLC does not provide dormitories. If you have rental house requirement, please let us know in advance, and we will provide you rental information.

Warm Reminder:

The following fees are involved in your study in Taiwan for your reference.

* The announcement of the information will be adjusted at any time according to the actualsituation.

  1. Taxi fare: about NT$1,000 (from Taoyuan International Airport to CYCU)
  2. Tuition and registration for one semester: NT$30,000
  3. Textbook fee: about NT$1,500
  4. Rental House Cost: about NT$5,000 - NT$8,000 per month

*Suggestion: Before your entry, It would be good to exchange NT$10,000 - 20,000 (transportationfee, SIM card or some living expenses)

Note: The course schedules of the MLC are subject to change anytime in accordance with the announcement of the Central Command Center.

Chung Yuan Christian University

We respect the dignity of nature and of humanity, and we seek to promote harmony between the Creator, oneself, all other human beings, and the entire creation through the wise and prudent utilization of professional knowledge of the sciences and the humanities.We recognize individual differences with respect to talents, character, capability, and background. We believe that full development of one’s potential signifies success.