Working instructions


外國專業人員在台工作須知

What Foreign Professionals Need to Know for Working in Taiwan 


On behalf of the government of Taiwan, we sincerely welcome you to work in Taiwan. Inorder to help you understand rules and regulations concerning working in Taiwan, pleaseread the primer carefully and keep it with you for future reference.
代表我國政府誠摯歡迎您來台灣工作!為協助您了解在台灣工作期間相關規定,以保護自身權益,請詳細閱讀本資料,並妥善保存,以便查詢。
◎What You Need to Doupon Issuance of Work Permit
取得聘僱許可後應辦事項
1.    VISA 簽證
  If you were approved to issue awork permit by the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA), you need to apply for a visathrough Taiwan’s representativeoffice stationed in your country; or if you are already in Taiwan, you need to apply for astatus change of visa through Bureau of Consular Affairs. Working hours ofBOCA: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (open for noon, closed on Saturday,Sunday and national holidays). Please check related information at the website www.boca.gov.tw.
*The duration of stay of Visa-Exempt Entries and Landing Visas forForeigners is 30 days.The duration of stay starts from the next day ofarrival and is not extendable. Visa-Exempt Entries and Landing Visas cannot betransferred into visitor visas or resident visas within ROC.
若您已經獲得勞工委員會核發聘僱許可,應於入國工作前至我國駐外單位辦理簽證;若您已先行入國,應向外交部各地領事事務局辦事處換發簽證。領務局辦公時間:週一至週五08:30-17:00(中午不休息,週六、週日及國定假日不上班)
*外國人免簽證及落地簽證停留期限為30天,自抵達翌日起算期滿不得延期及改發停留簽證或居留簽證。
lContact Information of BOCA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  外交部領事事務局聯絡資訊
  Website address: www.boca.gov.tw
  Address:3~5 Fl., 2-2 Chi-Nan Rd., Sec. 1, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
           臺北市濟南路一段2之2號中央聯合辦公大樓3樓
  Phone No.:(02)2343-2888
lKaohsiung Office 高雄辦事處
Address:2 Fl., 436 Cheng Gung 1st Rd., Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, ROC 
高雄市成功一路436號2樓
Phone No.: (07)211-0605
2.    Alien Residence Certificate(ARC) 外僑居留證
You need to apply for an alien residence Certificate within 15 days uponarrival. Please bring necessary documents to apply to the Foreign AffairsDivision of your local police authority.
  lTainan City Police Bureau 台南市警察局
Address: No.37, Nanmen Rd., West Central District, Tainan City 700, Taiwan, ROC. 台南市中西區南門路37號
Phone No.: (06)223-1101
3.    Taxable Income, Tax Deduction and Tax Refund薪資所得與扣稅、退稅
  If you worked in Taiwan for lessthan 183 days in one fiscal year (January 1 to December 31) then you shall bepaying the tax as a non-resident, which is equivalent to 20% of the taxableincome. If you entered Taiwan for more than 183 days (or if you entered Taiwanbefore July 1 and did not leave the country anytime within the year), of if youhave stayed in Taiwan for 183 days in the preceding year and are continuingyour residence, then you shall be considered as a “resident” and shall be taxed6% to 40% of your taxable income.
您如於同一課稅年度(1月1日至12月31日)內在台合法工作居留未滿183天者,係以「非居住者」身分課稅,應繳所得稅金額為您薪資所得的20%;如您於同一課稅年度內在台工作居留滿183天(例如於當年度7月1日以前入境,中途未離境者)、或於上一年度在華居住已滿183天,繼續居住至次年度者,係以「居住者」身分課稅,應繳交所得稅為您薪資所得的6%-40%。
Yourincome from working in Taiwanis required to file income tax by laws. For income tax filing and tax relatedquestions, please contact district offices of National Tax Administration. Tollfree hotline: 0800-000-321.
您在台工作之薪資所得,應依法規定繳納所得稅,有關所得申報及稅務疑問請洽各區國稅局。免費服務專線:0800-000-321。
◎Your Rights whileWorking in Taiwan 您在台工作期間相關權益
1.    Health insurance 健康保險
Allforeign workers who carry alien residence Certificate are required to carry healthinsurance. As to health insurance questions, please check related informationat the website http://www.nhitb.gov.tw;TEL: (02)2191-2006.
所有領有外僑居留證的外籍工作人員,都要參加全民健康保險。有關全民健康保險問題可至中央健康保險局網站查詢,網址:http://www.nhitb.gov.tw; 電話: (02)2191-2006。
2.    Labor insurance 勞工保險
Ifyou are employed at a business unit with more than five workers, you areinsured under employer, or group hired, or organization affiliated; forinformation, please check with website at http://www.bli.gov.tw;TEL:(02)2396-1266.
您受僱於僱用勞工5人以上之事業單位,應以雇主或所屬團體或所屬機構為投保單位,參加勞工保險。勞工保險局網址:http://www.bli.gov.tw; 電話:(02)2396-1266。
3.    Labor right 勞動權益
Whileyou work in Taiwan,if you have interrogations or disputes about labor contract or labor rights,you can file for counseling, mediation or arbitration from local labor authorityin every city or county government. As to laws and regulations about labordisputes, please check related information at the website http://www.cla.gov.tw; TEL: 0800-380-038.
您在台工作期間,如有關於勞動契約或勞動權益方面之爭議或疑義時,可逕向各縣市政府勞工單位申請諮詢、調解或協處。有關勞資爭議相關法規可查詢行政院勞工委員會網站,網址:http://www.cla.gov.tw; 電話:0800-380-038。
◎Laws and Regulationsand Penal Provisions Concerning Employment
  有關工作之法規及罰則
1.    While working in Taiwan, if you are engaging in any offollowing behaviors, your permit will beterminated, and you will be orderedto leave the country within due days
您在台工作期間如有下列情形之一者,將予以廢止聘僱許可,並限令期限出境。
(1)Work for any one other than employer who applied for your work permit;
為申請許可以外之雇主工作。
(2)Any work other than assigned by your employer;
非依雇主指派即自行從事許可以外之工作。
(3)Absent from work for three consecutive days without reasonable causes;
     連續曠職3日失去聯繫。
(4)Refuse undergoing physical examination, and/or provide falseinformation about physical examination, or fail to pass physical examination;
     拒絕接受健康檢查或提供不實檢體、健康檢查不合格。
(5)Violate, in serious behavior, any rules and regulations prescribedunder Employment Service Act;
     違反就業服務法所訂定之法令,情節重大者。
(6)Violate, in serious behavior, any other laws and regulations under Taiwan legalsystem.
     違反其他中華民國法令,情節重大者。
2.    Other relatedrules and regulations 其他有關聘僱之規定
(1)Should your employment contract expires or terminates, you need toleave the country immediately;
     聘僱許可期間屆滿或經勞雇雙方終止聘僱時,應立即出境。
(2)Foreigners employed at cram schools are required to undergo physicalexamination. Those who are employed otherwise are required as Department ofHealth determined.
     外國人受聘僱從事補習班教師工作,必須接受健康檢查,從事其他工作則依衛生署公告規定辦理。
(3)Work without permission will be punished carrying dollar amounts offine of at least NY 30,000 dollars, and up to NT 150,000 dollars; and you willbe ordered to leave the country within due days, and will not be allowedre-entry.
     未申請許可即從事工作,得處罰新台幣3萬元以上15萬元以下之罰鍰,並限令出境,不得再入境工作。
◎Other living information 外國人在台生活相關資訊
1.    Should you have any other questions about living in Taiwan,please check with the websiteInformation For Foreigners athttp://www.npa.gov.tw/iff,or please call at 0800-024111.
若您在台生活有其他問題可至外國人諮詢服務網查詢,網址:http://www.npa.gov.tw/iff, 電話:0800-024111。
2.    For travel information in Taiwan, pleasecall Tourism Bureau at 
(02)2727-3737, or 0800-011765, and the websiteaddress:  http://www.taiwan.net.tw/lan/cht/index/
交通部觀光局查詢電話:(02)2727-3737、 0800-011765,網址: http://www.taiwan.net.tw/lan/cht/index/
◎Other employment information 工作許可相關資訊
You can call Bureau ofEmployment And Vocational Training (address: No. 83, Sec 2, Yanping N. Road,Datong District, Taipei City 103,Taiwan,R.O.C.) at (02) 8590-2567 for further information. Website address:http://www2.evta.gov.tw/evta_wcf/index_eng.htm.
  行政院勞工委員會職業訓練局
  地址:台北市大同區延平北路二段83號
  電話:(02)85902567
  網址:http://www2.evta.gov.tw/evta_wcf/index_eng.htm