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Q1、

How can employers rehire construction worker?

1. Employers who are qualified to hire construction worker.

2. Employers shall register for such employment demands with local Public    Employment Service Agencies, and process the registration for the    certificate of employment demands.

3. Employers have to go to the municipal city government or the    counties/cities governments to summit for a certificate of non    contravention labor law.

4. Within 4 months prior to expiration of the Employment Permit of    foreigners, if the employers has the need to continue employment of    foreigners, the employers may apply for another recruitment, and transfer    application documents through the Central Competent Authority, known as    DHSC.

5. Within 60 days prior to expiration of the Employment Permit of    foreigners, or 6 months after departure from Taiwan the employers may apply    for Visa Permit, and transfer application documents through the Central    Competent Authority, known as DHSC.

6. Employers can submit documents to DHSC for transmittal to the concerned    foreign office in Taiwan for verification.

7. Employers can submit foreigners' entry visa application to DHSC 15 days    before departure from Taiwan (Employers managed Visa Permit Letter of    recruitment by themselves, were not consigned to private employment    services institutions)

8. Construction worker who has their visa acquisition receipt and passport    shall get their visa in the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of their    home country.

9. Employers shall take charge of important duties upon construction    worker's arrival in Taiwan.

Q2、

How can employers apply for certificate of demands to local Public Employment Service Agencies?

1. Employers who are qualified to hire construction worker shall register    for such employment demands with local Public Employment Service Agencies,    and process the registration for the certificate of employment demands.

2. Employers shall advertise such employment demands in one of the domestic    newspapers assigned by the Central Competent Authorities for 3 days, and,    recruitment of domestic workers shall be conducted at least 21 days    following the day on which the said advertisement is ended.

(1)The advertisement for employment demands shall specify the type of work,    the number of persons to be recruited, the required specialty or    qualifications, the name of the Employer, the wage/salary, the working    hours, the working location, the employment period, whether meals are    provided, and the name, address and telephone number of the Public    Employment Service Agency which processed the registration.

3. Employers who have recruit domestic workers cannot recruit sufficiently,    may, within 30 days following the day on which 21 days of recruitment is    ended, submit recruitment advertisement materials, name list of employed    domestic workers and documents set forth by the Central Competent    Authorities, to the Public Employment Service Agency processing the    registration for the certificate of employment demands.

4. Having examined and approved that an Employer has fully complied, the    said Public Employment Service Agency so processed the Employer's    registration shall issue a certificate for employment demands indicating    the insufficiency of the required number of workers after domestic    recruitment.

Q3、

How can employers apply for non contravention labor law in the municipal city government or the counties/cities governments?

Employers have to go to the municipal city government or the    counties/cities governments to summit for a certificate of non    contravention labor law, document requirements as follows:

1. Application form(s).

2. That reserve of employees' pension has been transmitted to Workers'    Retirement Preparation Fund and the Workers' Retirement Pension has been    appropriated in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations.

3. That payment has been made to the Repayment Fund for Arrear Wage Debts    in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations.

4. That Labor Insurance Premium Payments have been made in accordance with    the relevant laws and regulations.

5. That fines for violations of Labor laws and regulations have been paid    in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations.

6. That the Labor-Management Meetings have been held in accordance with the    relevant laws and regulations.

7. That no strikes or industrial dispute as defined in the work place for    foreign workers to work.

8. That there appear no concrete factual situations suggesting a    probability of shrinkage of business, discontinuance of business, shut-down    of factory, or suspension of business.

9. That the applicant employer has never effected, because of the    employment of foreign workers, any deterioration in domestic workers'    working conditions.

※The certificate of non contravention labor law is valid for 60 days.

Q4、

How can employers apply for recruitment renewal in Bureau of the Employment and Vocational Training?

Document requirements for recruitment renewal in Bureau of the Employment    and Vocational Training as follows:

1. Original and photocopy of direct hire application form

2. Photocopy of the national identity card of the applicant employer or the    person in charge of the applicant company, the certificates of the company    registration, business registration, factory registration, and that of the    license for specially permitted businesses. The requirement of the    photocopy of the certificates of factory registration or that of the    license for specially permitted businesses is exempted if so provided for    in other laws or regulations.

3. Certificate of employment demands (the certificate is valid for 60 days)

4. Name List of the employed domestic workers, where the domestic    recruitment was previously conducted.

5. Certificate of non contravention labor law(the certificate is valid for    60 days)

6. Original of the receipt for examination fee

7. Other documents as may be required by the Central Competent Authorities.

8. ◎Recruitment Renewal shall attach:

※Copy of certification of terminating contract verified by the municipal    city government or the counties/cities governments. (Foreigners who    terminated his/her contract shall attach this document)

Q5、

How can employers apply for visa permit after foreign workers departure from Taiwan in Bureau of the Employment and Vocational Training?

Document requirements for visa permit after foreign worker's departure from    Taiwan in Bureau of the Employment and Vocational Training as follows:

1. Original and photocopy of direct hire application form

2. Photocopy of recruitment Letter, applicants of employing household    assistants or in-house nurses be recruited is exempted

3. Foreigners departure name list

4. One board travel certificate

5. Original of the receipt for examination fee

6. Copy of certification of terminating contract verified by the municipal    city government or the counties/cities governments. (Foreigners who    terminated his/her contract shall attach this document)

Q6、

How can employers apply for visa permit in Bureau of the Employment and Vocational Training?

Document requirements for visa permit in Bureau of the Employment and    Vocational Training as follows:

1. Original and photocopy of direct hire application form

2. Photocopy of Recruitment Letter, applicants of employing household    assistants or in-house nurses be recruited is exempted

3. Foreigners departure name list

4. One board travel certificate

5. Original of the receipt for examination fee

6. Copy of certification of terminating contract verified by the municipal    city government or the counties/cities governments. (Foreigners who    terminated his/her contract shall attach this document)

Q7、

How can employers apply for verification to the concerned foreign office?

Document Requirements to the concerned foreign office for verification as    follows:

1. Required documents for verification in the concerned foreign office can    be downloaded from http://dhsc.wda.gov.tw.

2. Employers shall prepare the required documents to DHSC, DHSC will    transmittal documents to concerned foreign office for verification.

3. After verification, documents will be delivered directly to employers.

Q8、

How can employers apply for worker's entry visa through DHSC

1. Application form

2. Original and photocopy of Recruitment Letter (Original copy will be    returned upon verification)

3. Original and photocopy of Visa Permit Letter (Original copy will be    returned upon verification)

4. Report within 3 months prior to the date of application, as issued by a    hospital approved by the Central Competent Health Authorities of the    Republic of China

5. Employment contract as properly executed

6. Photocopy of foreign worker's first page of passport and visa

7. Back and front photocopy of ARC

8. Declaration of employer hiring foreign worker using Direct Hire

9. Photocopy of authorization letter(when employer cannot submit the    documents in person) and consignee's back and front ID

10. Original remittance receipt of international express delivery

11. 2X2 head & shoulder color photos taken in 6 month (2X)

12. A4 self-addressed envelope with stamp(registered letter NT$35)

Q9、

Important duties after foreign worker’s arrival in Taiwan:Important duties after foreign worker’s arrival in Taiwan:

1. Employers shall apply for coverage enrollment of labor insurance (Bureau of Labor Insurance Hotline: 0800-078-777,    http://www.bli.gov.tw)    upon the date of worker's arrival. (Household caretakers and housemaids are    not required ) Otherwise any insured unit will be fined a sum two times the    insurance premium amount payable for the period from employment to    effecting insurance, and the loss caused by this to the employees shall be    compensated by the insured unit pursuant to the payment standard    regulation.

2. Employers shall apply for an entrance report for foreign workers within    3 days after worker’s arrival at a local Department of City Government, the    same place where employers applied for the recruitment permit letter. Or    they shall be fined therefore an amount between NT$ 60,000 - NT$ 300,000    and the employer’s recruitment permit and employment permit shall be    annulled in whole or in part.

3. Foreign workers shall undergo medical examination within 3 days after    arriving in Taiwan (The rehired worker, who took the medical examination    before departure from Taiwan and is coming back before the expiration of    the certificate, is exempted from this requirement. Medical certificate is    valid for 3 months upon issuance.)【Since Oct 15th 2009 Indonesian workers    shall undergo medical examination including typhoid test and submit the    result to central authority for reference.】Or they shall be fined therefore    an amount between NT$ 60,000 - NT$ 300,000. The employers have failed to    make the arrangements or submission of the reports after having been    notified by the authorities, the employer’s recruitment permit and    employment permit shall be annulled in whole or in part.(Centers for Disease Control: 1922 or 02-2395-9838,    http://www.cdc.gov.tw)

4. Employers shall apply for Employment Permit within 15 days from the date    of worker’s arrival. Or they shall be fined therefore an amount between NT$    150,000 - NT$ 750,000 and the employer’s recruitment permit and employment    permit shall be annulled in whole or in part.

5. Employers shall apply for Alien Resident Certificate within 15 days from    the date of worker’s arrival, or they shall be fined between NT$ 2,000 -    NT$ 10,000. (National Immigration Agency:02-2388-9393,   http://www.immigration.gov.tw )

6. Employers shall apply for the coverage enrollment of National Health    Insurance within 3 days from the date the Alien Resident Certificate is    issued. Or they shall be punished with an amount equivalent to two times of    the payable premiums in addition to the unpaid premium. (Bureau of National Health Insurance:0800-030-598,http://www.nhi.gov.tw)

7. Employers shall renew foreign worker’s passport within 4 months of the    expiration date in the concerned foreign offices in Taiwan. Employers shall    receive worker’s new passport and go to local service centers the National    Immigration Agency to apply for an Alien Resident Certificate extension    before expiration of recent ARC. Or they shall be fined between NT$ 2,000 -    NT$ 10,000. (National Immigration Agency:02-2388-9393,    http://www.immigration.gov.tw  )

8. Foreign workers shall undergo medical exam within 30 days before or    after the 6th, 18th, 30th of the employment from the date of worker’s    arrival. Or they shall be fined therefore an amount between NT$ 60,000 -    NT$ 300,000. The employers have failed to make the arrangements or    submission of the reports after having been notified by the authorities,    the employer’s recruitment permit and employment permit shall be annulled    in whole or in part.

9. After receiving the result, employers shall report it to the competent    health authority of residence within 15 days for reference. Or they shall    be fined therefore an amount between NT$ 60,000 - NT$ 300,000. The    employers have failed to make the arrangements or submission of the reports    after having been notified by the authorities, the employer’s recruitment    permit and employment permit shall be annulled in whole or in part.

10. Employers have to apply for Employment Permit with extension from    Council of Labor Affairs within 60 days before expiration of recent    Employment Permit. Or they shall be fined therefore an amount between NT$    150,000 - NT$ 750,000 and the employer’s recruitment permit and employment    permit shall be annulled in whole or in part.

11. Employers shall receive the Employment Permit with extension, and apply    for an ARC extension in local service centers of the National Immigration    Agency before expiration of recent Employment Permit. Or they shall be    fined between NT$ 2,000 - NT$ 10,000. (National Immigration    Agency:02-2388-9393,  http://www.immigration.gov.tw   )

12. Foreign workers shall register for the change of domicile or workplace    to National Immigration Agency during the period of residence, or they    shall be fined between NT$ 2,000 - NT$ 10,000. (National Immigration    Agency:02-2388-9393, http://www.immigration.gov.tw)

13. Foreign workers shall apply for a Re-entry permit from National    Immigration Agency in advance if they have to exit prior to reentering    Taiwan during their residence. (National Immigration Agency:02-2388-9393, http://www.immigration.gov.tw )

14. Foreign workers shall file the income tax every year, please contact National Tax Administration of residence for reference. National Tax Administration:0800-000-321,Ministry of Finance:    http://www.mof.gov.tw)

15. IF employers change their mobile number and EMAIL, please inform Direct    Hiring Service Center for notifying the follow up matters.

16. Above notices are important to the rights of employer and employee,    remember to apply before the deadline. Please contact Direct Hiring Service    Center 02-6613-0811 for further information.

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