Options for moving to Taiwan



<Jusregal Immigration Consultant Ltd>
Immigration business organization with registration number C0214.

Here are some options for moving to Taiwan:

Options

Entity to setup

Investment

Education

work experience

Period of stay

Extension condition

Stay for Permanent residency

Starting a business and employing oneself

Company

NT500,000

High school

No need

1~3 Years

NT3,000,000 Revenue

5 Years

Investment

Company

USD200,000 High school No need

2~3 years

No need

5 Years
Employment as a technician

Company

NT5,000,000 High school

2~5 Years

2~3 years

NT10,000,000 Revenue 5 Years
Employment as a representative

Representative office

No need High school No need

1 year

Performance

5 Years
Gold Employment Card  No need No need

College

Professional qualification or monthly salary reaches NT$160,000

2~3 Years

Depends on employment status

3 Years

Entrepreneur Visa

No need No need High school innovative business

2 Year

Setup a company and has 3 M revenue or 1 M expense

5 Years

 

 

 


Starting a business and employing oneself

  • Invest 500,000 TWD to set up a limited company.
  • Foreigners must own over 1/3 of the total capital of the company.
  • Must register as company manager, can apply for working residency.
  • Initial will get 1~3 year residency, can be renewed 4 months before the deadline, and company must have 3,000,000 revenue in previous 12 months.
  • Spouse and minor children (under 18 years old) can apply for dependent residency.
  • Health Insurance: All families should join immediately.
  • Continuously resided in Taiwan for five years, having resided for an average of more than 183 days each year, may apply for permanent residency.
  • Example:
    • David invested NTD 600,000 to set up a limited company, he applied manager working residency for himself, and depend resident certificate for his wife and 2 children.
    • Jake and his Taiwanese partner each contributed NT$300,000 totaling NT$600,000 to set up a limited company. Jake applied for a company manager's work permit and residence certificate.


Investment

  • Invest 200,000 USD to a new set up company or an existing company.
  • The investor must register as a company director.
  • Initial will get 1~3 year residency, can be renewed one month before the deadline.
  • Continually stay in Taiwan over 183 days a year for 5 years, may apply for permanent residency or naturalization.
  • If invest 15,000,000 TWD and hire 5 employees for 3 years, can apply permanently in advance.
  • Spouse and minor children (under 18 years old) can apply for dependent residency.
  • Health Insurance: All families should join after staying 6 months in Taiwan.

Employment as a manager of a limited company or branch

  • Qualification of foreigner:18 years old.
  • Qualification of the company:
    • at least 1/3 of capital is owned by foreigners.
    • company setup less than one year: Capital not less than TWD 500,000 TWD
    • company setup over one year: revenue over 3,000,000 TWD in past 12 months or previous year.
    • Qualification of minimum salary: TWD 24,000 per month.
  • Spouse and minor children (under 18 years old) can apply for dependent residency.
  • Health Insurance: all families should join immediately.
  • Extend: The company must have 3,000,000 TWD revenue in the last year or an average in the last 3 years. will get 2~3 years extension.
  • Continuously resided in Taiwan for five years, having resided for an average of more than 183 days each year, may apply for permanent residency.

Employment as a technician

  • Get a technician/professional job, monthly salary must not be less than TWD 47,971.
  • Qualification of employee:
    • Master degree
    • Bachelor's degree with 2 years related working experience after graduation. Graduates from the top 500 universities in the world do not need work experience [the list].
    • Other degrees with 5 years of related working experience.
  • Qualification of employer: 5,000,000 TWD company capital for those companies set up less than one year, 10,000,000 revenue for those companies set up over one year.
  • Initial will get 1~3 year residency, can be renewed 4 months before the deadline, and company must have 10,000,000 revenue in previous 12 months.
  • Spouse and minor children (under 18 years old) can apply for dependent residency.
  • Health Insurance: All families should join immediately.
  • Continuously resided in Taiwan for five years, having resided for an average of more than 183 days each year, may apply for permanent residency.

Employment as a representative of an office

  • Set Up a Taiwan representative office for a foreign company.
  • Must register as a representative person, and can apply for working residency.
  • Initial will get 1~3 year residency, can be renewed 4 months before the deadline, and office must provide performance documents.
  • Spouse and minor children (under 18 years old) can apply for dependent residency.
  • Health Insurance: All families should join immediately.
  • Continuously resided in Taiwan for five years, having resided for an average of more than 183 days each year, may apply for permanent residency.

Gold Employment Card

  • For high-end talent/professionals or who received 160,000 TWD monthly salaries.
  • Can freely work for any employer without other permission, even work for self.
  • Initial approval will get 1 ~ 3 years of residency every time. can apply for an extension of 1 ~ 3 years if qualified.
  • Spouse / minor children (under 18 years old) / handicapped children (over 18 years old) can apply for dependent residency.
  • Health Insurance: All families should join immediately.
  • Continuously resided in Taiwan for 3 years, having resided for an average of more than 183 days each year, may apply for permanent residency.
  • Tax benefit with conditions for Gold Card Holder:
    • Conditions:
      • Has been approved for the first time to reside in Taiwan for work.
      • Does not have Taiwan household registration in a fiscal year before 5 years.
      • Does not resident in Taiwan over 183 days in a fiscal year before 5 years.
      • Has engaged in professional work related to special expertise recognized by the relevant central competent authority in Taiwan.
      • Satay in Taiwan over 183 days in the fiscal year.
      • Professional working salary income from Taiwan employers over 3,000,000 TWD.
    • Tax Benefit:
      • The part of salary income over 3,000,000 TWD is 50% tax-free.
      • Overseas income is all tax-free.
      • Benefit for 5 years.
  • [ Detail informaion ] [Onle application]

 


Entrepreneur Visa

  • Individuals or groups (with a maximum of three members) can apply for a two-year visa.
  • Initial will get 1-year residency, must set up a company.
  • Condition of extension: revenues exceeding NT$3 million, expenditure exceeding NT$1 million, or employing three full-time Taiwanese employees.
  • Continually stay in Taiwan over 183 days a year for 5 years, may apply for permanent residency or naturalization.
  • [ Detail information

 


Employment-Seeking Visa

  • Criteria:
    • Employment experience, with an average monthly salary or remuneration over the past six months that is not lower than the amount of NT$47,971.
    • Graduated within the past year from any of the world’s top 500 universities as listed by the ROC Ministry of Education, and not yet employed.
  • Change to a working visa after obtaining a formal job.
  • [ Detail Information ]

 


Working Holidays

  • Open for: Netherlands, Luxembourg, Canada, Austria, France, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, South Korea, United Kingdom, Belgium, Ireland, Germany, Japan, Australia, New Zealand.
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Jusregal Immigration Consultant Ltd. Registration No.C0214

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