amended Articles 13 and 17 were promulgated by Presidential Decree
Hua-Zong-Yi-Yi No. 11000003591 on January 20, 2021, and will be
implemented from January 1, 2023.
who are over 7 years old but under 18 require written consent from
their statutory representative when applying for an Overseas
Compatriot Identity Certificate or Overseas Compatriot Identity
who are under 7 years old and persons under guardianship should have
applications for Overseas Compatriot Identity Certificate or Overseas
Compatriot Identity Endorsement carried out on their behalf by their
there are more than two statutory representatives, the execution of
the right of agreement or application as agent can be carried out by
one statutory representative; if statutory representative (s) cannot
apply in person as an agent, they can appoint a proxy to make the
regulations prior to amendment on December 29, 2020 will still apply
to those people aged under 18 who married before implementation until
they reach 18 years of age.
Act shall enter into force from the promulgation date.
amended on December 29, 2020, will be implemented from January 1,