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Work Permit

International students who wish to do an internship, department research or part-time job in Taiwan (either on-campus or off-campus) are required to apply for and obtain a work permit before starting work.

Warning:If you are caught breaking the rules, you will be fined (30,000NTD~150,000NTD), and you will be deported back to your country.

A. Applicable Objects

International students, Overseas Chinese students and other international Students of Chinese origin enrolled in a public or registered private college/university

B. Online Application Procedure (Please refer to the attachment 1)

 

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  1. The Work Permit application requires 7-10 working days (not including weekends) to process, apply after you have confirmed that you’re hired.
  2. Link to the application website : https://ezwp.wda.gov.tw (IE browser is required)
  3. Create an account.
  4. Login, and then click "Student Application Management" to create a new application.
    1. "Work Permit" : If it is your first time applying or your work permit has expired, please select this option.
    2. "Permit Re-issue" : If you lost your unexpired work permit, please select this option.
  5. Turn in the document, Work Permit Application for Taipei Tech Overseas Students as the attachment 2, to the OIA with the following steps :
    1. Application number provided by the Ministry of Labor online services.
    2. After filling the application form (attachment 2), please have it signed by the professor of your department.
    3. Turn in the documents to Joy at OIA (During COVID-19, the form can be sent to Joy via email: peilinyu@ntut.edu.tw)
  6. Complete the application form
    1. There are three ways to pay the examination fee. (a) ATM, (b) postal remittance, (c)Taiwan pay
      (a) ATM:Select "BILL PAYMENT(TAX) / OTHER PAYMENTS" option, and key in account NO.
      (b) Postal remittance:Go to a Post Office's banking section. Fill out“Giro Deposit Slip” and pay the $100NTD fee .
      Note:If you have any problems as you enter information from the examination fee receipt. You could click on the“?”icon. The system will display detailed instructions to assist you. Please keep your receipt until you get your work permit.
    2. If you do not select the "pickup in person" option , the agency will send your working permit to the school. When OIA gets it, we will send you an email.
  7. Upload the file
    1. Upload unexpired passport file to "Photocopy of Passport" folder.
    2. Upload student ID card front file, and enrollment certificate file to "Photocopy of student ID card" folder.
    3. Upload unexpired ARC file (back and front) to "Front and back photocopy of the resident certificate" folder.
  8. Submit the application to school by selecting the "submit to school for examination" option.
    1. Please check the application online status frequently. If your application status is retreated or shows corrections, the system will also show the reason, and please revise and submit again.

C. Other Regulations

  1. For applications made in the first semester, the work permit is valid until March 31th of the next semester; for applications made in the second semester, the work permit is valid until September 30th of the same year. The period validity of a work permit is six months at most.

 

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  1. Except for winter and summer vacation, the maximum work hours are 20 hours per week.
  2. Students should return the work permit (if still valid) to the OIA if they suspend or discontinue their schooling.
  3. For more details and regulations, please refer to Workforce Development Agency website (http://www.wda.gov.tw/).
  4. Falsely providing information is punishable by school regulations, and the applicant will be responsible for all legal matters.

Document Download

Website User Manual For Work Permit

[ DOWNLOAD ] 1.7 MB

Work Permit Application for Taipei Tech Overseas Students

[ DOWNLOAD ] 204 KByte

 

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