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Work Permit

 

For international students who wish to work in Taiwan (either on campus or off campus), they are required to apply for and obtain the work permit before starting work. Please note that if you hold a job without applying for the work permit, you may be fined for NT$30,000 to NT$150,000!

 

A. Required Documents

     (2) One copy of student ID card (on application form)

     (3) The academic transcript from your most recent 2 semesters of degree courses or a one-year transcript of the language course.
     (4) One copy of passport and ARC
     (5) One 2-inch photo (on application form)
     (6) The receipt of fee transferring from post office (the amount is NT$100)
     (7) Proving Documents (any one of following documents is acceptable)
        a. Specific proof of the applicant's financial difficulty in supporting his or her living or education. Please explain the reasons on the Consent Form for Work Permit Application for NTU International Students.
           b. Proof that the applicant is needed for the academic work at the educational institute he or she is enrolled at. The proof should be issued by the educational institution, which requests the student's participation. It can be attached or be pasted on the reason column of the Consent Form for Work Permit Application for NTU International Students.
           c. Proof of the applicant's need of doing off campus intern in relation to his or her studies. The proof should be issued by the department, which gives the course. It should be attached or be pasted on the reason column of the Consent Form for Work Permit Application for NTU International Students.
     (8) All copies should have the signature of the applicant and be annotated with the words "conform to the original document" in Chinese.

 

B. Restrictions on Period of Work

    The maximum period of the work permit shall be six months. (For applications submitted during the first semester, the work permit shall expire on 30 March the following semester. For applications submitted during   the second semester, the work permit shall expire on 30 September of the same year.) Except during summer and winter vacations, the maximum working hours shall be 16 hours per week.

 

C. For more details and regulations, Please contact Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training

  Website: http://www.evta.gov.tw/eng/home/index.asp

     Address: 1F., No.83, Sec. 2, Yanping N. Rd., Datong District, Taipei City 103, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
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