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NHI Card or Resident Certificate is required to purchase Masks Since February 6th, 2020

With the worsening 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in china, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced a name-based rationing system for face masks launched on February 6, 2020 and officially starts at 9 am on the same day.

 

Foreigners:

1. If you are enrolled in the NHI program and have the NHI Card, please carry your NHI card and go to the NHI contracted pharmacy to buy masks.

2. If you are not enrolled in the NHI program, please carry your Resident Certificate or Entry/Exit Permit and go to the NHI contracted pharmacy to buy masks.

 

Regulations:

1. Each person is allowed to buy two masks per NHI card at a price of

  NT$10 in a week(7 days).

2. Based on the last digit of your NHI Card or Resident Certificate or

  Entry/Exit Permit, you may purchase on the following days:

  Odd digit (1,3,5,7,9): Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  Even digit (0,2,4,6,8): Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

  Sunday: No Limitation to the last digit of your NHI card or Resident

         Certificate Number or Entry/Exit Permit

 

For mask Issues: Please call 1922、1919 (toll-free) or go to National Health Insurance Administration website (www.nhi.gov.tw) to search for the NHI contracted pharmacy. Or call 0800-030-598 or 4128-678 (without adding area code), cell phone please call 02-4128-678.

  • Date:2020-02-05