Accompanying Family Dependent
(1) Spouse; or common-law spouse defined by Article 1472 of the Civil Code3;
(2) Minor primary-class lineal descendent or minor adopted children of applicant or his/her spouse4;
3 In the event an application involves a common-law spouse, this spouse must meet the legal requirements set out in Articles 1471, 1472, 1479, 1480 in
the Civil Code, and that this applicant and his/her spouse must co-habit in a way similar to married couple for at least two years (on a continuous basis until present), while there is no existing legal marriage between the two.
4 According to Paragraphs 3 and 4 under Article 5 of the Administrative Regulation, minor refers to children aged 17 or below