Office of Global Affairs

Work Permit



  • International students who wish to work (as a TA, RA or tutor) or intern in Taiwan (either on campus or off campus) shall to apply for and obtain the work permit before starting work. Please note that if you hold a job without applying for the work permit, you may be fined for NT$30,000 to NT$150,000!
  • According to the “Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers “  the applicants can apply for the student work permit only if they are officially enrolled as a degree student in any university or have taken one-year language course in Taiwan
  • The maximum working hours are 20 hours per week, except for during summer and winter vacations.
  • The validity of a work permit is six months at most.
  • For applications made in the first semester, the work permit is valid until March 30th of the next semester; for applications made in the second semester, the work permit is valid until September 30th of the same year.
  • Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers.

Required Documents

  1. Passport
  2. ARC
  3. Student card
  4. Certificate of enrollment
  5. NT 100

Application Time

  Valid Time
First Semester Oct. 1st ~ next Mar. 31st OR Date of application~ next Mar. 31st
Second Semester April 1st ~ Sep. 30th OR Date of application~ Sep. 30th


  • On-line application
  • Applicants shall transfer the application fee (NTD100) in a post office or pay in the counter of Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training (BEVT)
    Account Name: 行政院勞工委員會職業訓練局聘僱許可收費專戶
    Account Number: 19058848
  • OIA inform the applicants to get the Work Permit back once it’s issued. Please take the work permit with you.