Supplementary Documents

After you complete the online payment, the review process officially begins. If you submit incomplete or inaccurate information, or the authorities require more information about your qualifications, you will need to submit additional documents for review.

Visa issuance is an act of sovereignty and related to the National security. The government reserves the right not to issue a visa and is under no obligation to disclose the reason.

Common reasons for visa rejection:

  1. Wrong visa status
  2. Incomplete information
  3. Insufficient documents

You will receive an email if this is the case. Log in to the Application Portal to review your application and the request for Supplementary Documents. You can then submit a modified version of your application and upload new documents.

For more information see the detailed instructions .

How to upload supplementary documents?

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Latest FAQ about the application process

Do I qualify?

In order to qualify for an Employment Gold Card, your skills must be related to one of ten fields: Science and Technology, Economics, Education, Culture and Art, Sport, Finance, Law, Architecture, National Defense, or Digital. You must select which ministry is most relevant, and in most cases, also select a specific qualification in that particular area for your application.

Feel free to use our Gold Card Qualification Check to check your qualification.

Is there a “general” application criteria or must I select a specific field?

There is no “general” application category. You must select a single ministry to assess your skills.

Do I need to have a high salary to apply for a Gold Card?

You do not need to have a high salary. Some fields have a criteria where applicants with a salary greater than NT$160,000 qualify, however, this is only one criteria. To date, other than the dedicated salary criteria, no other criteria has financial requirements.


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