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Documents Required for Foreign Professionals Engaging in Arts and Performing Arts
Publish Unit

Cross-Border Workforce Management Division

Publish Date

2018-04-23

Date of inspection

2021-07-14

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  1. Established according to the requirements under Subparagraph 5, Paragraph 1 of Article 7 and Subparagraph 3, Paragraph 2 of Article 8 of the Regulations on the Work Permit and Administration of the Foreign Professionals Engaging in Arts and Performing Arts.
  2. The following documents are required for the application for a work permit:
  1. For work related to performance and visual arts, please provide any of the qualifications documents set out below:
  1. Have a copy of a certificate for work experience of more than ten years in the applied artistic field, and obtained a copy of a certificate for outstanding and special performances related to the artistic field applied for, such as a professional certificate, professional training certificate, writings, thesis, patent of invention or awards from international competitions.
  2. Obtained a masters degree at home or abroad and had a copy of a certificate of work experience of more than five years in the artistic field applied for; or obtained a doctoral degree at home or abroad and have a copy of a certificate for work experience of more than three years in the artistic field applied for.
  3. Obtained a copy of certificate for outstanding and special performances related to the artistic field applied for, such as professional certificate, professional training certificate, writings, thesis, patent of invention or awards from international competition; and have a recommendation or certificate issued by official departments, such as the United Nations, official departments from his/her country, and foreign institutes stationed in the Republic of China.
  4. A copy of other supporting documents for engaging in performing and visual arts. (For those who applied according to this Item, the review shall be carried out by a meeting between the Ministry and the Ministry of Culture.)
  1. For work related to the publishing business, please provide any of the qualifications documents set out below:
  1. A copy of a certificate for serving experience as senior management (such as chief editor, manager, associate, deputy general manager, general manager, vice chairman, chairman, deputy CEO, CEO, deputy director, director, vice director-general, director-general, vice president, president, responsible person, chief editor, deputy editor, deputy chief constable, chief constable or other similar positions) at a leading international newspaper or magazine medium such as print media or wire services that are named after a country or a significant city, with international news accounting for at least two pages, that targets readers from the whole country or all over the world (for example, U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, The Nihon Keizai Shinbun(産経ニュース), Associated Press, The Reuters, L'Agence France-Presse, Time, Life, National Geographic, Yazhou Zhoukan(香港亞洲周刊), or other print media or wire services recognized by the Ministry of Culture), or other publishers recognized by the Ministry of Culture (for example, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins Publishers LLC, or other publishers recognized by the Ministry of Culture).
  2. A certificate copy of significant awards obtained related to literature or comics on domestic (from the foreigner’s country) or international level (such as Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, Booker Prize, Prix Goncourt, National Magazine Awards, National Book Awards, Premio Miguel de Cervantes, Premio Planeta de Novela, Naoki Prize(直木三十五賞) and Akutagawa Prize (芥川龍之介賞) ).
  3. Obtained a copy of a certificate for outstanding and special performances related to the artistic field applied for in the publishing field, such as a professional certificate, professional training certificate, writings, thesis, patent of invention or awards from international competition; and have a recommendation or certificate issued by official departments, such as the United Nations, official departments from his/her country, and foreign institutes stationed in the Republic of China.
  4. A copy of other supporting documents showing engagement in the publishing business. (For those who applied according to this Item, the review shall be carried out by a meeting between the Ministry and the Ministry of Culture.)
  1. For work related to movies, broadcast television, and pop music, please provide any of the qualifications documents set out below:
  1. A copy of a certificate for being nominated for domestic or international awards announced by the Ministry of Culture or other awards recognized by the Ministry of Culture related to film, broadcast television, and pop music.
  2. A copy of a certificate for teaching in film, broadcast television, and pop music related departments in a foreign college with a position of associate professor or above.
  3. A copy of a document certifying being the responsible person of large-scale international (establishes subsidiaries (organizations) or branches (organizations) in more than two countries; the parent company or the head branch effectively controlling and co-ordinating decisions, and engaging in cross-border operations; the operating items of the company (organization) includes film, broadcast television, and pop music, and comply with one of the conditions below: (1)with regular employees amounting to 100 persons; (2) with annual net operating income exceeding NT$1.5 billion) legal body or institutes (public or private organizations registered with the country) for film, broadcast television and pop music.
  4. A copy of other supporting documents for engaging in work of film, broadcast television, and pop music. (For those who applied according to this Item, the review shall be carried out by a meeting between the Ministry and the Ministry of Culture.)
  1. For work relating to crafts, please provide any of the qualifications documents set out below:
  1. A copy of a certificate showing being nominated for domestic or international awards related to crafts (such as Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Talente, ITAMI International Craft Exhibition, The International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan, Faenza Prize, International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art and Cheongju International Craft Biennale) or other awards recognized by the Ministry of Culture.
  2. A copy of a certificate for teaching at crafts-related departments in foreign tertiary institutions with a position of associate professor or above.
  3. Obtained a copy of certificate for outstanding and special performances related to the artistic field applied for, such as professional certificate, professional training certificate, writings, thesis, patent of invention or awards from international competition; and have a recommendation or certificate issued by official departments, such as the United Nations, official departments from his/her country, and foreign institutes stationed in the Republic of China.
  4. A copy of other supporting documents showing engagement in crafts. (For those who applied according to this Item, the review shall be carried out by a meeting between the Ministry and the Ministry of Culture.)
  1. A copy of supporting documents for showing engaging in artistic work related to other artistic fields. (For artistic fields not included in the previous Subsections, please provide related qualification documents, the review shall be carried out by a meeting between the Ministry and the Ministry of Culture.)
  1. For applications for an extended work permit, please provide a copy of certificate with actual working accomplishments related to the work stated in the original application for the permit.
  2. For reissue of work permit or extended work permit, please provide:
  1. Application document.
  2. Affidavit letter for the cause of reissue.
  1. Unless otherwise provided, documents in foreign languages shall be provided with Chinese translations.