Mandatory online system set for January launch

10 Dec 15



What is the change? Starting in January, Taiwan is moving to a mandatory online system for work permit applications.

What does the change mean? Employers must set up an account and should add their immigration service providers as secondary users to file work permit applications on the employers’ behalves.

  • Implementation time frame: January 2016.
  • Visas/permits affected: Work permits.
  • Who is affected: Employers sponsoring foreign employees for Taiwanese work permits.
  • Next steps: Employers may contact their BAL team for questions or assistance in setting up their accounts.

BAL Analysis: Companies are encouraged to set up their account as soon as possible to avoid delays when the system launches in January.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group and our network provider located in Taiwan. For additional information, please contact your BAL attorney.

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