Foreigners in Taipei age 75 or over now eligible for vaccine registration

The Taipei City Government (台北市政府) announced on Tuesday that foreigners in Taipei over the age of 75 will be able to register for vaccinations starting tomorrow. (Photo courtesy of the Taipei City Government)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Taipei City Government (台北市政府) announced on Tuesday that foreigners in Taipei aged 75 or over will be able to register for vaccinations starting tomorrow.

Taipei City mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said that 333 slots will be open to foreigners over 75 to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine, and the registration will be first come first serve.

In order to be eligible, foreigners must have resident certificates or live in Taipei. To register for the vaccination, people must book an appointment online on Wednesday between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., or until all 333 slots are filled.

After registration, the vaccinations will take place on Thursday (June 24) between 9 a.m. to noon or 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Taipei Municipal Xinyi Junior High School (信義國中), which will be run by the Taipei Medical University Hospital (臺北醫學大學附設醫院).

When getting vaccinated, make sure to bring your resident certificate (居留證) and National Health Insurance Card (健保卡).

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