The Ministry of the Interior shall establish the National Immigration Agency (hereinafter referred to as “the agency”) to manage border entry/exit control, administer immigration affairs,
carry out immigrant assistance and guidance, ensure immigrant rights and prevent transnational human trafficking.
The Agency shall be in charge of the following matters:
If anything mentioned in the subparagraph 10 of the previous paragraph is related to national security matters, it shall be directed, coordinated, and supported by National Security Bureau,
The Agency shall have one Director-General in equivalent to senior grade 13; two Deputy Directors-general equivalent to senior grade 12.
The Agency shall have one Chief-Secretary at senior grade 11.
If necessary, the Agency shall be permitted by Executive YUAN [Republic of China (Taiwan)], and may dispatch staff members to work in the R.O.C. Overseas Missions in pursuance of the
Organization Act of Diplomatic Missions of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The ranks, grades and number of positions of the Agency staff shall be governed by a separate organizational chart.
The National Immigration Agency staff members who transferred to the Agency in accordance with the Act in effect on January 2, 2007 had passed the special examination under his/her previous
Those staff members are not obligated to follow all the regulations in the Civil Servant Examination Act, Civil Servant Employment Act, and the regulations under the Civil Servant Special
Examination; however, if a staff member requests transfer from the National Immigration Agency to another governmental organization, his/her job duties are limited to the duties performed in his/her previous governmental organizations and the affiliated governmental
organizations which held the special examination (which the staff member had passed prior to being transferred to the Agency) and the National Immigration Agency.
The date that this Act enters into effect shall be gazetted by the Executive Yuan.