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  •  Date of update:2021-11-03

Documents required for foreign professional employment work permit application(A06 Attorney and Patent Attorney)

  Required Document New Hire Extension Notes
1 Original receipt for examination fee (V) (V) 1.NT $500 per case
2.Need not attached once entering the data of receipt on the system (or filling in the application form).Nevertheless, it might be requested if necessary.
2 Application  
3 Name List of the employed foreign workers  
4 Photocopy of the passport of the employed foreign worker or ARC Must be valid on the date the employment begins. 
5 Employed foreign workers engaged in lawyer duties should attach photcopy of attorney licence, engaged in patent lawyer duties should attach photocopy of patent attorney license and photocopy of documents conforming to one of the following qualifications:
(1) Photocopies of foreigner obtained professional and technical test qualification certificate or licensing documents.

(2) (A) Photocopies of foreigner obtained bachelor’s diploma from related foreign or domestic university departments and photocopies of 2 years or more work experience documents after obtaining bachelor’s degree.(B) Photocopy of document certifying graduate degree or higher.
(3) Photocopy of document certifying assignment of foreigner, who has served in a multinational corporation for at least 1 full year, to a post in the R.O.C.
(4) Document certifying professional training of foreigner: (A) Photocopy of document certifying 5 or more years of related experience, (Foreigners employed by the startup businesses recognized as capable of innovation 
by the agreement with the central competent authorities in consultation with the central industry competent authorities are not subject to the limitation of 
five-year related experience.)(B) Photocopy of document certifying related special performance and originality (both certifying documents must be provided).
  5-(2)

※Foreigners with 2 year work experience waiver should conform to one of the following criteria: 
1.Employed foreign worker is a foreign exchange student, overseas Chinese students, and other student of Chinese origin graduated from a domestic public or government accredited private university or college starting from academic year 2001. 
2.Employer possesses one of the following qualifications: a. obtained MOEA issued “certificate of the range of the enterprise operational headquarter,” “authorization letter of domestic and foreign enterprises’ plan to establish the research & development centers in Taiwan,” “certificate of IPO award with one year validity starting from the next date of receiving award” or belonging to “any of the ten types of manufacturing enterprises and technical service enterprises as set out under Annex 9 of Paragraph 1 of Article 5 of the Regulations for Encouraging Manufacturing Enterprises and Technical Service Enterprises in the Newly Emerging, Important and Strategic Industries.” b. Business entities in Science Parks which hire foreigners to undertake the design, upgrade of industry techniques, or research & development, relevant research, business promotion of special language areas abroad and market survey and analysis for the purpose of product manufacturing or labor services. c. Business entities within the Free Economic Pilot Zones. d. HeadStart Taiwan: institutions with “new business recognition principle of innovative ability”
3. Those recuiting specialized or technical personnel in response to industry environment changes and assist business apporoved by the central competent authorities.

4. A foreigner who has obtained a bachelor’s or higher degree from one of the world’s top universities as announced by the Ministry of Education.

6 Copy or photocopy of the employment contract It must specify the name of the employed foreigner, nationality, job title or work
description (sufficient to tell the scope of work), employment period, wages and
compensation, and must be executed by both the employer and the employee.
7 Taiwanese ID, foreign passport or ARC of the person in charge of the entity or lawyer (employer)     Must be valid on the date of applying. 
8 Applicant entity doucmentation confroming to one of the following qualifications:
1. Employer of attorney: photocopy of R.O.C. or foreign attorney practice license
2. Patent processing firms: photocopy of R.O.C. patent attorney or attorney practice license or R.O.C. patent agent certificate
    
9 Photocopy of last year’s most recent payroll withholding statement of employed foreign worker (or tax withheld at source)   (V) Need not attached .Nevertheless, it might be requested if necessary.
10 Photocopy of original employment permit    
11 When employed foreign worker is a minor, legal representative employment consent documents and photocopy of passport of legal representative    

※Documents required for termination of employment relationship (dismissal): 1. Application 2. Photocopy of employment permit 3. Photocopy of residence permit 4. Document certifying termination of employment relationship

※Documents required for replacement employment permit: 1. Application (please check“Re-issue on application and write“permit number”) 2. Grounds for replacement affidavit (expressly state the case number, foreigner's name and passport number, employment period and the reason for applying for a replacement)

※Any documents not in Chinese shall provide translation unless otherwise specified in other regulations.

※If the certificate was issued by the country in the announced list, verification from our missions shall be made first. The employer can submit the photocopy of the documents for review. However, it shall be subject to the case and the employer may be asked to provide the original documents. 

Remark: If aforementioned information and certification documents are copies, they should be marked with the words: “same as originals” and stamped with the seal of applicant entity or company owner. (Applicant shall assume legal responsibly for providing information and documents proven false through investigation)