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The main goal of this program is to direct hire application process and to reduce the waiting time.
Application Process :
 •  Employers who are qualified to hire foreign worker process: The main target of DHSC for employers who rehire the same foreign worker through direct hiring, related process as follows:

Family Caretaker
Employers who are qualified to hire a Caretaker can begin the hiring process 4 months prior to expiration of the employment permit of caretaker.
Wards shall have a professional evaluation conducted by a medical institution through a team method (the certificate is valid for 60 days), which determines whether the ward requires 24-hour care. Or wards with one of the items listed as having a serious physical or mental diseases..
Then both shall be recommended by the long-term care administration center
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Employer can submit documents to DHSC for application:
 1. Recruitment Letter
 2. Visa Permit Letter (Rehiring Domestic Helper Employers only)
 DHSC will transfer the application documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification.
DHSC will transfer documents to the concerned foreign office in Taiwan for verification.
DHSC will transfer foreign worker’s entry visa documents to the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of their home country. (Employers managed Visa Permit Letter by themselves, were not consigned to private employment services institutions)
DHSC will transfer employment permit documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification

Domestic Helper
First time hiring Employers need to prepare and send all the required documents to DHSC to apply using the New Hire Application Forms. Within 4 months prior to the expiration of the Employment Permit of foreigners, if the employers have 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.
Employers who are qualified to hire nursing aides shall register for such employment demands with local Public Employment Service Agencies, and process the registration for the certificate of employment demands.
Employer can submit documents to DHSC for application:
 1. Recruitment Letter
 2. Visa Permit Letter (Rehiring Domestic Helper Employers only)
 DHSC will transfer the application documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification.
DHSC will transfer documents to the concerned foreign office in Taiwan for verification.
DHSC will transfer foreign worker’s entry visa documents to the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of their home country. (Employers managed Visa Permit Letter by themselves, were not consigned to private employment services institutions)
DHSC will transfer employment permit documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification

Nursing Aide
Employers who are qualified to hire a Nursing Aide can begin the hiring process 4 months prior to expiration of the employment permit of the first nursing aide.
Employers who are qualified to hire nursing aides shall register for such employment demands with local Public Employment Service Agencies, and process the registration for the certificate of employment demands.
Employers can individually go to the municipal city government of their counties/cities to submit for a certificate of non-contravention labor law or employers can send their documents directly to DHSC. DHSC will then send off the documents to the corresponding institutions.
Employer can submit documents to DHSC for application:
 1. Recruitment Letter
 2. Visa Permit Letter
 DHSC will transfer the application documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification.
DHSC will transfer documents to the concerned foreign office in Taiwan for verification.
DHSC will transfer foreign worker’s entry visa documents to the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of their home country. (Employers managed Visa Permit Letter by themselves, were not consigned to private employment services institutions)
DHSC will transfer employment permit documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification

Factory Worker
First time hiring Employers need to prepare and send all the required documents to DHSC to apply using the New Hire Application Forms. Within 4 months prior to the expiration of the Employment Permit of foreigners, if the employers have 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.
The Employers who want to hire foreign Factory Workers, the employers need to be qualified and receive the approval of Factory Industrial Important Investment Project. If your Factory belongs to a Special Division (3K), the employer must also apply for the Special Division (3K) certificate.
Employers who are qualified to hire nursing aides shall register for such employment demands with local Public Employment Service Agencies, and process the registration for the certificate of employment demands.
Employers can individually go to the municipal city government of their counties/cities to submit for a certificate of non-contravention labor law or employers can send their documents directly to DHSC. DHSC will then send off the documents to the corresponding institutions.
Employer can submit documents to DHSC for application:
1. Recruitment Letter
2. Visa Permit Letter
DHSC will transfer the application documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification.
DHSC will transfer documents to the concerned foreign office in Taiwan for verification.
DHSC will transfer foreign worker’s entry visa documents to the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of their home country. (Employers managed Visa Permit Letter by themselves, were not consigned to private employment services institutions)
DHSC will transfer employment permit documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification

Construction Worker
First time hiring Employers need to prepare and send all the required documents to DHSC to apply using the New Hire Application Forms. Within 4 months prior to the expiration of the Employment Permit of foreigners, if the employers have 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.
Employers who are qualified to hire nursing aides shall register for such employment demands with local Public Employment Service Agencies, and process the registration for the certificate of employment demands.
Employers can individually go to the municipal city government of their counties/cities to submit for a certificate of non-contravention labor law or employers can send their documents directly to DHSC. DHSC will then send off the documents to the corresponding institutions.
Employer can submit documents to DHSC for application:
 1.  Recruitment Letter
 2.  Visa Permit Letter
 DHSC will transfer the application documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification.
DHSC will transfer documents to the concerned foreign office in Taiwan for verification.
DHSC will transfer foreign worker’s entry visa documents to the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of their home country. (Employers managed Visa Permit Letter by themselves, were not consigned to private employment services institutions)
DHSC will transfer employment permit documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification

Fisherman
First time hiring Employers need to prepare and send all the required documents to DHSC to apply using the New Hire Application Forms. Within 4 months prior to the expiration of the Employment Permit of foreigners, if the employers have 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..
Employers who are qualified to hire nursing aides shall register for such employment demands with local Public Employment Service Agencies, and process the registration for the certificate of employment demands.
Employers can individually go to the municipal city government of their counties/cities to submit for a certificate of non-contravention labor law or employers can send their documents directly to DHSC. DHSC will then send off the documents to the corresponding institutions.
Employer can submit documents to DHSC for application:
 1. Recruitment Letter
 2. Visa Permit Letter
 DHSC will transfer the application documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification.
DHSC will transfer documents to the concerned foreign office in Taiwan for verification.
DHSC will transfer foreign worker’s entry visa documents to the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of their home country. (Employers managed Visa Permit Letter by themselves, were not consigned to private employment services institutions)
DHSC will transfer employment permit documents to the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training for verification


A Considerate Reminder
•  Documents to be accomplished please download under Downloads
   After the foreign worker arrives in Taiwan must take a medical examination (If rehiring the same foreign worker and if the exam has been conducted within 3 months before arriving Taiwan, they are exempted from this requirement), entrance report, national health insurance and ARC. DHSC will provide services that remind employers of important notes by text message or email before foreign workers arrive in Taiwan as follows:

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. (Bureau of Labor Insurance Hotline: 0800-078-777, http://www.bli.gov.tw)

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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