To obtain a work permit is never easy. Fortunately for English teachers are much easier as some schools get permits for their teachers but not always. Below are basic requirements for applying a work permit.
Employment offer letter
The employer in Taiwan will need to provide a letter of invitation or employment contract. Requird for work permit application.
Visitor Visa-for visiting.
Resident Visa- visa required for work permit.
Required documents from employee
- Have your education certificate, diploma translated and certified by a Taiwanese embassy or through Taiwanese Representative Office. ( e.g Taipei Representative Office in the U.K. )
- Copy of individual income and tax statement
- Your medical report ( including AIDS and hepatitis ) and receipt of examination payment.
- Applicants need to pass Drug test. Have the documents with you if the test is done outside Taiwan
- Copy of your passport
- 8 passport sized photos
Time: 7 – 14 working days ( may be longer )