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Application for Name Change in Attorney License

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  1. To apply for an Attorney License, please submit to the Ministry of Justice the application form, the original Certificate of Attorney Qualification Examination issued by the Examination Yuan, and other documentation as listed on the application form.  
  2. Please be sure to fill in every field on the application form to protect your rights and interests.

  3. Please provide a copy of the front and back of your identification card to prove your identity. Please do not use a driver's license, or other form of documentation for identification.

  4. All photos used in applying for an Attorney License must be 2-inch, bust and hatless pictures (Pencil your name on the back of each photo. Do not write with a ballpoint pen or ink pen to avoid staining the photo with excessive ink and damage the appearance).

  5. The fee for an Attorney License application is NT$1,500. Except when the applicant is delivering the application to the Ministry of Justice in person, or by group submission via the office for attorneys' pre-service training, please use a postal money order (payable to the Ministry of Justice) as the form of payment.

  6. If you want to send your application by post, please send it to No. 130, Section 1, Chongqing South Road, Taipei City, Zip 100 (for recipient, please write the "Ministry of Justice").

  7. Processing Time: It takes no more than 20 days (calendar days) to complete the process, starting from the time when the post is received by the mail room of the Ministry of Justice. Once completed, the license or a notification for pickup will be sent.

  8. If you have any other questions, please contact Mr. Huang, Section Clerk at the Department of Prosecutorial Affairs of the Ministry of Justice at Tel: (02)21910189 Ext. 2322.

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