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  • Investment Application Procedures

    1. Discuss investment situations and obtain investment application forms : Investment Section,
     Dept. 3 of the EPZA or Section 1 of its branch

    2. Investigate fields and select plants or land : Construction and Land Management Section,
     Dept. 2 of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch

    3. Applying for pre-screening of company name and business scope : Department of
     Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs (Note: Online application is available.)

    4.Pay the reservation fee to the EPZA (or its branch) for leasing lands or purchasing plants
     (The reservation fee is 50% of the annual land rent or 5% of the plant area sales price) : Pay
     to the bank with a payment note issued by Construction and Land Management Section,
     Dept. 2 of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch.

    5. Company can send the email to EPZA for investment preliminary review.

    6. Submit 20 copies of investment application proposals : Investment Section, Dept. 3 of the
     EPZA or Section 1 of its branch

    7. After examining the proposal
    (1)Approved - The reservation fee is refunded in total after contracting the land lease; or the fee
     is retained by the EPZA if the contract is not signed before the deadline : Construction and
     Land Management Section, Dept. 2 of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch
    (2)Not approved - The reservation fee is refunded without interest : Construction and Land
     Management Section, Dept. 2 of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch

    8. Apply for evaluation of remitted funds (only applicable to foreign investors) : Investment
     Section, Dept. 3 of the EPZA or Section 1 of its branch

    9.
    (1) Obtain a plant land use permit (including a land lease contract and plant purchase or lease
     certificate). The procedure is as follows if the plant is built by the company on the leased
     land : Construction and Land Management Section, Dept. 2 of the EPZA or Section 3 of its
     branch
    (2) Apply for land allotment : Construction and Land Management Section, Dept. 2 of the EPZA
     or Section 3 of its branch
    (3) Sign a land lease contract : Construction and Land Management Section, Dept. 2 of the
     EPZA or Section 3 of its branch
    (4) Apply for a construction license : Construction and Land Management Section, Dept. 2
     of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch
    (5) Apply for a construction start permit : Construction and Land Management Section, Dept. 2
     of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch
    (6) Apply for a use license : Construction and Land Management Section, Dept. 2 of the EPZA
     or Section 3 of its branch

    10. Apply for company registration : Industry and Commerce Section, Dept. 3 of the EPZA or
     Section 3 of its branch

    11. Apply for an operation permit
    (1) Buildings, facilities, labor conditions, environments, and fire control all conforms to
      regulations : Labor Inspection Section, Dept. 4 of the EPZA or Section 4 of its branch
    (2) Submit a copy of floor layout and a copy of machinery inventory : Labor Inspection Section,
     Dept. 4 of the EPZA or Section 4 of its branch

    12. Apply for registration as a profit-making business in an EPZ (including factory
     establishment and importer/exporter registrations) : Industry and Commerce Section, Dept. 3
     of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch

    13. Apply for tax registration to tax authorities; apply for factory establishment and
     importer/exporter registrations if engaged with producing or processing operations : Tax
     authority; Industry and Commerce Section, Dept. 3 of the EPZA or Section 3 of its branch;
     Foreign Trade Section, Dept. 3 of the EPZA or Section 2 of its branch

    14. EPZ enterprises producing, buying, or selling bonded goods should apply with the customs
     authority for approval and assistance. Enterprises that produce no bonded products should
     apply to the EPZA or its branch before beginning operations : Customs authority; or the
     Foreign Trade Section, Dept. 3 of the EPZA or Section 2 of its branch

    From investment and plant establishment to customs clearance, labor-related matters, and environmen-tal permits, business entities in the Export Processing Zones can complete all these tasks in these zones. Moreover, different service teams, interdepartmental coordination services, dedicated specialists, and hotlines are available to offer custom-ized services throughout the process.

    Investment Section,Third Division
    Tel:07-3612725、07-3611212 ext.311~316
    FAX:07-3654713
    E-Mail:Lintaian@epza.gov.tw


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