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Permanent Residence Systems of Different Countries
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2019/01/30

1. Countries with Permanent Residence Systems

Region

Country

Asia-Pacific

Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand
West Asia Russia, Mongolia, Israel, Belarus

Africa

Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, South Africa, Mauritius, Senegal
Central/South America Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, St. Lucia, Barbados, Dominica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Panama, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Grenada, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Mexico
North America USA., Canada
Europe Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Cyprus, Czech, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Ireland

Note: Article 4 Section 1 Item 1 of Overseas Compatriot Identity Certification Act is applicable.

2. Countries that are difficult for foreigners to obtain Permanent Residence  

Region

Country

Asia-Pacific

Japan, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India
Africa Malawi, Uganda
Europe Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Spain

Note: Article 4 Section 1 Item 2 of Overseas Compatriot Identity Certification Act is applicable.

3. Countries without Permanent Residence Systems  

Region

Country

Asia-Pacific

Fiji, Myanmar, Palau, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Nauru, Kiribati, Tuvalu
West Asia Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Pakistan, Kuwait, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Qatar, Oman, United Arab Emirates
Central/South America Haiti, Dominican Republic, Venezuela
Europe Belgium, France
Africa Djibouti, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Togo, Benin, Chad, Niger, Central African Republic, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Gambia, Mozambique, Swaziland

Note: Article 4 Section 1 Item 2 of Overseas Compatriot Identity Certification Act is applicable.

4.Regulations of the Residence Qualifications of the Countries or Regions that Are Difficult for Foreigners to Obtain Their Permanent Residency, 2019 Effective from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

 Overseas Community Affairs Council Announcement

Issue date: December 26, 2018
Issue number: Qiao Zong Zheng Zi No. 10707019571

Subject: Regulations of the Residence Qualifications of the Countries or Regions that Are Difficult for Foreigners to Obtain Their Permanent Residency, 2019 Effective from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

Basis: Paragraph 2, Article 4, Overseas Compatriot Identity Certification Act

Announcement: Countries or regions where obtaining permanent residency is difficult in 2019 are listed below; persons who have not obtained permanent residency in the following countries or regions but have obtained the following residency eligibility are subject to the regulations in Item 1, Subparagraph 2, Paragraph 1, Article 4 of the Overseas Compatriot Identity Certification Act.

Bangladesh: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

India: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Brunei: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Cambodia: Obtained one-time type E visa valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Indonesia: Obtained one-time ITAS/KITAS valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Japan: Obtained one-time work or family dependent residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years or one-time residency valid for more than three (3) years for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Republic of Korea: Obtained F2 or F4 residency valid for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Laos: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Malaysia: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Philippines: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Thailand: Obtained one-time NON-IMMIGRANT VISA valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Vietnam: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Ukraine: Obtained one-time BUSINESS RESIDENCE PERMIT valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Malawi: Obtained one-time WORKING PERMIT valid for more than two (2) years for four (4) consecutive years or one-time BUSINESS RESIDENCE PERMIT valid for more than five (5) years for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Uganda: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Hungary: Obtained one-time HUNGARIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT valid for more than two (2) years for four (4) consecutive years and able to obtain an IDENTITY CARD valid for more than five (5) years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Poland: Obtained one-time short-term residence card ZAMIESZKANIE NA CZAS OZNACZONY valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.

Spain: Obtained one-time residency valid for more than one (1) year for four (4) consecutive years, and is eligible for further extension of residency.