This guide is designed to assist and inspire those who are seeking to return to Taiwan, providing valuable insights into living conditions, highlights of Taiwanese culture, and a warm embrace of your roots. Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey of rediscovery and create lasting connections with your Taiwanese heritage.
KEY INDUSTRIES IN TAIWAN
Internet of Things (IoT): Taiwan’s Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan drives Taiwan's industries through IoT integration.
Biomedical: Taiwan is establishing itself as a biomedical industry hub in the Asia-Pacific.
Green Energy: The Green Energy Technology Industry Innovation Promotion Plan aims to develop wind and other renewable energy.
Information Security: Taiwan has adopted strategies and regulations to actively support the development of the information security industry.
Semiconductors: Taiwan leads the global semiconductor industry, focusing on achieving sub nanometer process technology by 2030.
International Logistics and E-commerce: Taiwan promotes free trade and internationalization, offering "free trade zones" for various businesses in logistics, e-commerce, and more.
HOW TO STAY IN TAIWAN
Working Holidays Scheme: The Working Holiday Visa for Taiwan is available to passport holders of Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea and several other countries. The Working Holiday Visa allows successful applicants to work and live in Taiwan for a period of 12 months.
Work Permit Application: Online, through the website of the Workforce Development Agency (WDA) of the Ministry of Labor; or by submitting the application at the reception counter of the WDA of the Ministry of Labor.
Taiwan Employment Gold Card: Launched in 2018, the Taiwan Employment Gold Card is a 4-in-1 card, that includes a resident visa, work permit, Alien Resident Certificate (ARC), and re-entry permit, which allows you to leave and re-enter Taiwan multiple times over the course of 1-3 years. Applicants can apply online without sponsorship
APRC: A foreigner who has legally resided in Taiwan for 3-5 years, for more than 183 days each year is eligible to apply for an Alien Permanent Resident Certificate.
Dual Citizenship: Taiwan recognizes dual citizenship, but only for Taiwanese-born citizens. This means that you can keep both the Taiwanese citizenship and another citizenship without having to renounce one of them, only if you are born to ethnic Taiwanese and mainland Chinese origin.
Nationality Restoration: Please refer to NIA website for more information.
INTERNATIONS EXPAT INSIDER 2022 GLOBAL RANKINGS FOR TAIWAN
#1 Health & Well-Being
#2 Quality of Life
#3 Local Friendliness
#4 Culture & Hospitality
#5 Salary & Job Security
#6 Finding Friends
Taiwan is an ideal destination for overseas Chinese-descendants seeking to rediscover their roots. Explore the vibrant historical neighborhoods of Taipei, such as Dadaocheng, where traditional architecture, ancestral halls, and temples create a nostalgic atmosphere.
As an overseas Chinese-descendent returning to Taiwan, you will be welcomed with open arms by the friendly and hospitable locals. Engage with local communities, participate in traditional activities, and build connections with fellow Chinese-descendents.
Taiwan invites you to become part of its vibrant and forward-thinking community. Experience a perfect blend of rich cultural heritage, exceptional quality of life, and a progressive business environment. With its welcoming spirit, world-class infrastructure, and diverse talent pool, Taiwan is the launchpad for your dreams. Come and be a part of Taiwan's success story, where your skills, ideas, and aspirations will be nurtured and celebrated.