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This page will provide you basic guides related to doing business in Taiwan. You may also have an overall concept about the procedure of company registration. In consideration of the efficiency and smoothness of your business project, we strongly suggest you to seek for professional advice for your investment in Taiwan.

Preparation Work

‧Research your market Target customers, market demand, competitors, market analysis & development
‧Draft your operation plan Business strategies, executive plan, vision/mission, financial budget
‧Choose the suitable investment tools and business type (Firm, company, Branch office or Representative office) based on your business plan
‧Survey for taxes, incentives and related law & regulations
‧Survey for the need of foreign employment

Company Registration

Apply for Search and Reservation of Company name and Business scope
Foreigner and overseas Chinese investor are also subject to the "Negative list" ruled by IC,MOEA
1-2 working day
‧Open bank account
1-2 working day
‧Apply for Foreign Investment Approval & Examination of Investment Capital- only applicable to foreign investor and overseas Chinese
7-14 working days
Apply for Pre-approval from authority in charge of restrictive Business -only applicable to restrictive business line
14 working days
‧Apply for company registration
1-5 working days
‧Apply for registration of Importer/Exporter - applicable to trader
1 working day
‧Apply for business registration
7-10 working days
‧Apply for factory registration applicable to producing and manufacturing industry- applicable to producing and manufacturing industry
Depend on the construction work

You may click investment procedure for detailed description of registration procedure or link directly to the System and select criteria to get the tailored-made information based on your need

Insurance Scheme for employees

‧Apply to the Council Of Labor Affairs,Executive Yuan to enroll the insurance schemes of Labor Insurance, National Health Insurance and Pension Plan
File to the local Labor agency with the manual of employee stating the related work rules
If you have any questions on investment, please click below and let us know your concern. Our investment consultation service team will be at your service promptly. Help Desk

( 2012/08/30 Update )

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