Field of Law

The applicant needs to provide the license of a ROC attorney or the permit of a ROC foreign legal affairs attorney. Application for Foreign Legal Affairs Attorney’s Practice Permit, please refer HERE .

Must meet ONE of the following requirements:

  • Previously or currently holding a position in a foreign state or in ROC with a most recent monthly salary of at least NT$160,000. Documentary proof of salary or tax payment means one of the following:

    • A tax statement 3 years preceding the month of application (e.g., Australia PAYG Payment Summary, Canada T4, Israel 106 Form, Russia 2-NDFL, Poland PIT-11, UK P60, US W-2) to prove that your monthly salary was at average above NTD$160,000. If such certification cannot be presented owing to provisions of tax law, it may, after explanation of the tax law provisions preventing its presentation, be replaced by employer’s certification. (The Certificate of Employment should specify the period of employment, job content/position, and the actual salary received. If the Certificate of Employment does not specify the salary, it should be accompanied by a salary slip to support it).

    • The employment contract of intended future employment in the ROC.

      • Documents not made in Mandarin or English shall be attached with translations. Documents issued in the Mainland area have to be attested and examined by the institutions instituted or appointed by the Executive Yuan, or non-governmental organizations entrusted by the Executive Yuan (Strait Exchange Foundation) in accordance with the rule in Article 7 of“Act Governing Relations between Peoples of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area”;Documents from the following countries/regions must be verified by an overseas ROC representative office: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bengal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Laos, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
  • Previously or currently holding a position outside ROC as a chair professor, professor, associate professor or assistant professor of a university, or as a research fellow, associate research fellow or assistant research fellow of a research institution.

Proof of work experience is a Certificate of Employment with your full name, company name, position, actual duration of employment, company stamp/seal, or signature of the entity by which the paper was issued.

  • Holding a law related executive position or above in a law firm or corporation.

Proof of work experience is a Certificate of Employment with your full name, company name, position, actual duration of employment, company stamp/seal, or signature of the entity by which the paper was issued.

  • Having been recommended by the National Bar Association or the local bar association to which the attorney belongs.

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Those who have obtained an ROC or foreign attorney license, with a monthly salary of at least NT$160,000, hold or have held a position as a professor, associate professor or assistant professor at a foreign university, or a law related executive position in a law firm or corporation, or have been recommended by the Taiwan Bar Association.

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