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Documents for the Application for Recognition of a Foreign Company and registration of it

    1. Duplicate of the application form for name reservation with MOEA's approval seal
    2. Application letter
    3. Photocopy of the ROC competent authorities' approval letter if the branch's business requires a special permit / Duplicate or photocopy of the official document issued by the foreign government authorities if the company's establishment requires special approval
    4. Photocopy of the company's certificate of incorporation
    5. Photocopy of the notice of inward remittance and the exchange memo for operating capital remitted into the ROC
    6. Power of attorney appointing the responsible person in the Republic of China ( This document needs to be notarized by a notary public and authenticated by the nearest ROC embassy or consulate or by the appropriate representative of the ROC government in the country where the company is located if it is requisite)
    7. Power of attorney appointing the branch manager
    8. Photocopy of the identification card of the responsible person in the Republic of China and branch manager (if an ROC national)
    9. One of the following residence documents of the responsible person in the Republic of China and branch manager (if a foreigner)
      1. Photocopy of his valid alien resident certificate ;or
      2. Photocopy of his passport (the agent must state his residence on his copy , sign his name on it and affix his personal chop to it ) ; or
      3. Certificate from his government identifying him and stating his residence ; or
      4. Affidavit from him stating his residence and nationality
    10. A photocopy of the original house ownership certificate for the building of the branch or a document to prove payment of the latest house tax; and a photocopy of the original house lease contract or an agreement issued by the house owner.
    11. A CPA's audit report
    12. Two copies of the foreign company registration form
    13. Two copies of the branch of foreign company registration form
    14. Registration fee :1/4000 of the branch's operating capital plus NT$1,000
    15. Photocopy of Investment Commission's approval letter (If a person, or a legal entity, or an organization/institution from the mainland area directly or indirectly holds over 30% of the shares in your company, or has the right to control your company, please obtain prior investment permission from the Investment Commission, M.O.E.A. first)
    16. Power of attorney appointing a CPA or a lawyer to apply for registration
    17. If documents are not in Chinese, they may need to be translated into Chinese.