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Insurance for New Faculty Member

Insurance for New Faculty Member

Government Employee and School Staff Insurance (GESSI)

Eligibility: Full-time, paid staffs under the authorized personnel quota in public schools.

Property of Insurance: Compulsory.

Coverage: Benefits for Disability, Old Age, and Death, Dependents' Funeral Allowance, and Parental Leave Allowance

Shared Rate of Premium: Percentage of self-bearing: 35%, Percentage of government contribution: 65%

Whereas the insured on no-pay leave voluntarily remains in the program, the premiums shall be based on the following conditions.

  • On Parental Leave: pursuant to Gender Equality in Employment Law, the insured shall pay the portion of self-bearing premium. In addition, the insured may opt to delay payments for three years or to continue to make monthly payments.
  • On Other No-pay Leave: the premiums should be fully borne by the insured. 


National Health Insurance (NHI)

Medical benefits provided by the National Health Insurance: In the event of illness, injury, or maternity accident, the insured person provides outpatient or inpatient diagnosis and treatment services, and shall seek medical treatment in accordance with relevant medical regulations and bear part of the medical expenses.

Yushan (Young) Fellows can participate in NHI from the date of employment

With the residence certificate, the NTHU shall apply for NHI for Yushan (Young) Fellows from the date of employment.

The calculation of premiums is from the date of employment to the end of retirement.

During the insured period, they will enjoy the same health insurance and medical care as Taiwanese citizens.

Spouse and children join NHI

According to the " Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals", Yushan (Young) Fellows employed by NTHU, their spouses, minor children, and children over 20 years of age who are physically or mentally handicapped and unable to live on their own, can start from the day they obtain the residence certificate from Taiwan Adding NHI, without being subject to the requirement of a full six months of residence in the State prescribed in Article 9 Subparagraph 1 of the National Health Insurance Act.

Newborn born in Taiwan,insured on the day of birth

Starting from December 1, 106, "foreign newborn babies" born in Taiwan, as long as their parents are in Taiwan and have residence certificates, can apply for NHI on the day of birth.

National Health Insurance Administration https://www.nhi.gov.tw/english/Default.aspx