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I. MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE


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NOTE: The ECCT is currently running a regional membership promotion for companies located south of Taoyuan. Companies that do not have a presence (including offices & operations) in Taoyuan or north of Taoyuan can contact Ms Lucy Huang at lucy.huang@ecct.com.tw for further information.


II. MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

We welcome you to join the ECCT. You don’t have to be a European company or citizen to join the ECCT. Any foreign or Taiwanese company, organization or individual may apply for ECCT membership. Below you will find the different categories of membership that are available.
 
Regular and Associate Membership
The ECCT offers two main categories of membership: Regular and Associate. Under these two categories, there are several sub-categories.
 
Regular Membership
Regular membership is open to individuals residing in Taiwan who are nationals of European countries or employees of a European company, subsidiary, branch, affiliate or agency, or representative or liaison office situated in Taiwan, in which a corporate body, firm, institution or person of European nationality has a majority share or effective management control. Regular members may vote at Annual General Meetings (AGM) and hold office as a director or supervisor.
 
Associate Membership
Associate membership is open to individuals or corporations that do not qualify for regular membership, but endorse the mission of the chamber. Associate members have the same rights as regular members, except that they may not vote at AGMs or hold office as director or supervisor.
 
Regular Membership sub-categories:
 
Regular Full Corporate

  • A maximum of five individuals from the member organization may be registered. Membership rights may be transferred among individuals within the organization.
  • One registered representative of the organization may vote at AGMs and hold office as director or supervisor.
  • Full Corporate Members are permitted to send an unlimited number of colleagues to attend ECCT events at member cost (limited to colleagues only and does not apply to other guests). Any additional colleagues beyond the five named will, however, not be considered to be ECCT members and will not be included on the ECCT mailing list and will not receive direct invitations, the Euroview magazine or any other member benefits.
  • Additional memberships beyond the five individuals included can be purchased at any time.
  • The company profile and the profiles of the five registered individuals (plus any additionally purchased individual memberships) are included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory.


Regular Limited Corporate
One registered representative. Membership rights may be transferred among individuals within the organization.

  • The representative may vote at AGMs and hold office as director or supervisor.
  • Additional memberships beyond the one individual included can be purchased at any time.
  • Regular Limited Corporate members can upgrade to Regular Full Corporate at any time.
  • The company profile and the profile of the registered individual (plus any additionally purchased individual memberships) are included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory.

 
Regular Individual

  • One registered individual with no consideration made to the organization to which the individual belongs (as it is the individual and not their organization that joins). Memberships are personal and are not transferable.
  • Regular Individual Members may vote at AGMs and hold office as director or supervisor.
  • Regular Individual members can upgrade to Regular Full or Regular Limited Corporate membership at any time.
  • The individual’s profile is included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory. The individual’s company profile is not included.

 
Associate Membership sub-categories:
 
Associate Full Corporate

  • A maximum of five individuals from the member organization may be registered. Membership rights may be transferred among individuals within the organization.
  • Associate Full Corporate Members may not vote at AGMs or hold office as directors or supervisors.
  • Associate Full Corporate Members are permitted to send an unlimited number of colleagues to attend ECCT events at member cost (limited to colleagues only and does not apply to other guests). Any additional colleagues beyond the five named will, however, not be considered to be ECCT members and will not be included on the ECCT mailing list and will not receive direct invitations, the Euroview magazine or any other member benefits.
  • Additional memberships beyond the five individuals included can be purchased at any time.
  • The company profile and the profiles of the five registered individuals (plus any additionally purchased individual memberships) are included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory.

 
Associate Limited Corporate

  • One registered representative. Membership rights may be transferred among individuals within the organization.
  • The representative may not vote at AGMs or hold office as directors or supervisors.
  • Additional memberships beyond the one individual included can be purchased at any time.
  • Associate Limited Corporate Members can upgrade to Associate Full Corporate at any time.
  • The company profile and the profile of the registered individual (plus any additionally purchased individual memberships) are included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory.

 
Associate Individual

  • One registered individual with no consideration made to the organization to which the individual belongs (as it is the individual and not their organization that joins). Memberships are personal and are not transferable.
  • Associate Individual Members may not vote at AGMs or hold office as director or supervisor.
  • Associate Individual members can upgrade to Associate Full or Associate Limited Corporate membership at any time.
  • The individual’s profile is included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory. The individual’s company profile is not included.

  
Associate Overseas (Non-resident)

  • Organizations that do not have a presence in Taiwan as outlined in the categories for regular and associate memberships.
  • Individuals who reside outside of Taiwan and do not hold an ARC.
  • Associate Overseas Members may not vote at AGMs or hold office as director or supervisor.
  • In the case of companies joining as Associate Overseas Members, the company profile is included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory. For individual Associate Overseas members, the company profile is not included, only the individual’s profile.

 
Associate NGO

  • Restricted to non-profit organizations, including trade offices, business associations and cultural or educational organizations.
  • Restricted to one registered individual. Membership rights are transferable.
  • Additional memberships beyond the one individual included can be purchased at any time.
  • Associate NGO Members may not vote at AGMs and hold office as director or supervisor.
  • The organization’s profile and the profile of the registered individual (plus any additionally purchased individual memberships) are included in the online and printed versions of the ECCT membership directory.


III. BECOME A MEMBER

To become a member of the ECCT:

  1. Download, fill out and mail the APPLICATION FORM to the ECCT (contact details are on the form).
  2. Please also include the following items with your application: 
          *2 photographs (digital ones accepted)
          *Copy of ROC ID card or Alien Resident Certificate
 
IMPORTANT: This form is only for people residing in Taiwan. If you are residing outside of Taiwan, please submit overseas membership inquiries to ecct@ecct.com.tw
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