To encourage overseas compatriots to return to Taiwan for tourism promotion, and provide domestic business opportunities, in the National Day period of 2017 the Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) launched the Overseas Compatriot card (OCC), and introduced a virtual OCC in 2018. To further upgrade the function and convenience of the OCC, on January 1, 2020 the OCAC will officially introduced OCC Online Application. Overseas compatriots can use a smart phone, tablet or PC to fill in application materials and upload documentary proof of country of residence in the OCC website and can then receive a virtual OCC online after approval by the OCAC.
OCC online application English version portal https://www.ocacocc.net/eng/index.php?act=card_signup
OCC online application easy guide (click on download attachment)