September 30, 2019
RESCHEDULED: AIT/K Consular Team Visit to Taitung Changed to October 2 from October 3 for Consular Services
Please note due to Typhoon MITAG, AIT/Kaohsiung Consular Team will reschedule Thursday, October 3 consular services to Wednesday, October 2. Services will be offered from 10:40 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. at the National Immigration Agency Taitung Service Station, located at 95 Chang-Sha Street, Taitung City.
On October 1, services will be still offered from 3:20 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Dulan Tribe Activity Center, located at 372 Donghe Township, Dulan Village, Taitung County. (These services will be unaffected per original announcement).
Again, On October 2, services will be offered from 10:40 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. at the National Immigration Agency Taitung Service Station, located at 95 Chang-Sha Street, Taitung City. (We will no longer have services at this site on October 3.)
Are you a U.S. citizen who needs to renew your U.S. passport, obtain a Consular Report of Birth Abroad for a newborn, or have a document notarized? The Consular Team from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office will visit Taitung City on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 and Wednesday, October 2, 2019 as above to provide these consular services and answer related questions.
Please check our website at https://www.ait.org.tw/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ for more information on required application forms, the specific U.S. passport photo 2″ x 2″ square size requirement, both the original and a clear photocopy of your U.S. passport or other photo ID, and current fees.
Please note that since November 1, 2016, eyeglasses or cosmetic contact lenses that make the iris appear larger or smaller are not acceptable in passport photos.
Note that passport applications for minor children under the age of 16 require signatures and a personal appearance by both parents and the child. Please review our website at https://www.ait.org.tw/u-s-citizen-services/passports/minor-passports-5-year-passport/.
We are only able to accept local bank drafts (cashier’s checks 美金匯票) payable to the “American Institute in Taiwan.” We cannot accept cash, personal checks or credit cards.
If you have any questions, please contact AIT Kaohsiung at (07) 335-5006 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, or e-mail us at KaohsiungACS@state.gov.
This press release is also available on the AIT website at: https://www.ait.org.tw/category/press-releases/