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  •  Date of update:2022-05-04
  •  Date of inspection:2021-04-01

Application Process

    SOP of applications for hiring foreign professionals submitted online
    SOP of applications submitted online for overseas Chinese or foreign students enrolled in Taiwanese college (or above)

The number of days for review

Application submitted online

According to Article 7 of Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers, employers hiring foreigners of type A and type D shall apply online via the EZ Work Permit platform.

7 working days (counting from the next day when the application has been received), given that all the documents are complete and both the employer and employee have met the criteria.

Application submitted in person

With the legitimate reason and has the approval from the central authorities, employers hiring foreigners of type A and type D can apply on paper.

12 working days (counting from the next day when the application has been received), given that all the documents are complete and both the employer and employee have met the criteria

Handbook for Foreign Professionals

 Foreign Professionals Handbook-Chinese & Japanese version
 Foreign Professionals Handbook-Chinese & English version

Qualifications and Criteria Standards for foreigners undertaking the jobs specified under Article 46.1.1 to 46.1.6 of the Employment Service Act (foreigners exempted from the limitation of two-year work experience)SOP of special case agreed in consultation with the central industry competent authorities.