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Article 1
These Standards are drawn upon in accordance with Paragraph 2 of Article 81 of the
Employment Services Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act).
Article 2
Fee-charging items of these Standards shall be defined as follows:
1. Registration fee: Expense required for undertaking job-seeking or recruitment
registration.
2. Placement fee: Expense required for matchmaking job seeker and employer to
conclude employment relations.
3. Vocational psychology-testing fee: Expense required for evaluating vocational
ability of job seeker.
4. Employment counseling fee: Expense required for helping job seeker understand
his/her personality characteristics of employment, and formulating his/her direction
of employment.
5. Services fee: Expenses required for undertaking employment services matters
designated by the central competent authority in accordance with Subparagraph 4
of Paragraph 1 of Article 35 of the Act, and transportation costs for receiving and
sending off foreign person(s) are included.
Article 3
The profit employment services institution when being entrusted by employer to
undertake business activities of employment services may charge employer fees, of
which the items and amounts are as follows:
1. Registration fee and placement fee:
a. The first month salary of the employee recruited is less than the average salary;
both fees in total shall not exceed his/her first month salary.
b. The first month salary of the employee recruited is more than the average
salary; both fees in total shall not exceed his/her four-month salary.
2. Services fee: No more than two thousand New Taiwan dollars for each employee
per annum.
The average salary prescribed in Subparagraph 1 of previous Paragraph denotes the
average salary per month of workers in both industry and service sector in the newest
edition of earnings by industry and occupation statistics publicly announced by the
central competent authority.
Article 4
The profit employment services institution when being entrusted by domestic job
seeker to undertake business activities of employment services may charge domestic
job seeker fees, of which the items and amounts are as follows:
1. Registration fee and placement fee: Both fees in total shall not exceed five percent
of job seeker's first month salary.
2. Employment counseling fee: No more than one thousand New Taiwan dollars per
hour.
3. Vocational psychology-testing fee: Each test shall not be charged more than seven
hundred New Taiwan dollars.
Article 5
The profit employment services institution when being entrusted by foreign person to
undertake business activities of employment services relating to work prescribed in
Subparagraph 1 to Subparagraph 7 or Subparagraph 11 of Paragraph 1 of Article 46 of
the Act may charge foreign person fees, of which the items and amounts are as
follows:
1. Registration fee and placement fee: Both fees in total shall not exceed the first
month salary of foreign person, unless it is agreed by the foreign person that the
conditions of recruitment are special.
2. Services fee: No more than two thousand New Taiwan dollars per year.
Article 6
The profit employment services institution is allowed to charge service fees from a foreigner when the foreigner delegates the agency to seek for employment vacancies regulated in Subparagraph 8 to 10, Paragraph 1 of Article 46 of the Act.
The amount of the service fee in the previous paragraph should not be over NT$1,800 for each month in the first year, NT$1,700 for each month in the second year and should be not be over NT$1,500 for each month after the third year according to the foreigner working cumulative time into the country at the time . However, the fee should not be over NT$1,500 for each moth if the employee has been hired for over two years, or the employee has to leave the county and make re-entry due to the termination of employment or the expiration of employment duration and is hired again by the same employer.
The fee in the previous paragraph should not be charged in advance.
Article 7
The non-profit employment services institution when being entrusted to undertake
business activities of employment services may charge employer, domestic job seeker
or foreign person fees, of which the items apply to the provisions of Paragraph 3 to
Paragraph 6 and the amounts shall not exceed eighty percent of the amounts
prescribed in Paragraph 3 to Paragraph 6.
Article 8
These Standards shall be put into practice on the date of promulgation.