Taiwan EPA to Raise Administration Fee for Environmental Agents

Taiwan will revise the fee requirements on certain substance registration categories and licenses and formalities of experimental use permit (EUP). Changes to reduction certification and tariffs will also be made.

Taiwan EPA to Raise Administration Fee for Environmental AgentsOn 28 May 2018, Taiwan EPA solicited opinion on a new charging policy for environmental agents. Administrative charges on certain registration and license categories would be doubled and charging scope would expand to include pesticide for export only purpose, experimental use permit (EUP) and certificate supporting tariff reduction for imported technical materials. The criteria was firstly established as early as 2005 and revised in 2009. Major fee changes are described as follows:

Type of Approval

Condition

Rate(TWD)

Current

Proposed

Product Registration

New application

3500

7000

Technical amendment, Renew and reissuing of registered product

1500

3000

Export-only purpose

/

1500

Minor administrative amendment to address, legal representative

/

500

License

  1. Marketing license for distributors
  2. Occupational license for professional applicators

2000

3000

Amendment, Renew and reissuing of existing license

1000

1500

Minor administrative amendment to address, legal representative,

/

500

Testing expense

Inorganic environmental agent

5800

5800

Organic environmental agent

( Additional 1000 TWD for extra additional test)

7000

7000

Dioxins in mosquito coils

/

26000

Other service

Experimental use permit

/

1500

certificate supporting tariff reduction for imported technical materials

/

600

Export certificate

200

200

Reference Link

Taiwan EPA News Release(in Chinese)

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