Frequently Asked Questions
~ How to Start and Run a Business in Taiwan?
Are foreigners eligible to participate in the labour insurance scheme? Is it compulsory?
How do I join my employees to the labour pension scheme?
After living or residing in Taiwan for 6 months and pass your health exam any foreigner can apply to join the National Health Insurance scheme.
How do I join my employees to the labour insurance scheme?
Yes they are applicable for foreign employees.
You can enroll in the labor pension Fund Indemnity or the (LPF), it became effective in July first 2005 and was design to replace the retirement indemnities under the labor standard laws.
The labour standard laws provide for the termination of employees both with and without notices. Employees cannot be fired because of age, gender, ethnicity, region, party, physical disability, or union position. An employer is not required to give notice when:...
Can a foreign-owned company, branch office, or representative office hire another foreigner? What are the restrictions / requirements?
Yes, the requirements for a foreign-owned company, branch office, or representative office to hire a foreign employee are the same as for a local-owned company, branch office, or representative office. That is, For a company/branch office, you must have contribute at...
Unlike Hong Kong, Taiwan does NOT have an investment visa or capital entrant scheme. However, a foreign national who has held an ARC for at least 3 or 5 years may be eligible to apply for permanent residence (an Alien Permanent Residence Card [Plum Blossom Card]) by...
You must live in Taiwan for three consecutive years if you have a Taiwanese spouse or five years if you are a general foreigner. Renounce your original nationality, develop basic Mandarin Chinese language skills and knowledge of Taiwanese civil rights and be prepared...
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