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  •  Date of update:2018-08-02

Foreign Employee Qualificaiton

The entry visa held by a foreigner shall be deemed as a work permit if the period of stay allowed by the visa is within thirty days. The entry visa shall be applied by the Taiwanese branch or foreign legal person contracted (authorized agent) if the period of stay of foreigner(s) is 31 days or more but not over 90 days, but the foreign employee’s qualification is without limit. The foreign employee should meet the qualification of specialized or technical works if the staying period is over 91 days.

Employer Qualification

The employer should be the Taiwanese branch (representative agency) or foreign legal person contracted (agent duly authorized by foreign legal person).

※Contracting-related laws and regulations refer to Article 51.3 of the Employment Services Act, Article 9 of Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreigners, and Article 7 of Qualifications and Criteria Standards for foreigners undertaking the jobs specified under Article 46.1.1 to 46.1.6 of the Employment Service Act.