The Service of the Overseas Compatriot Division as a branch office of the Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC), takes charge of the following tasks:
- Help overseas compatriots better organized and inter-communicated. Manage the registration of overseas compatriots in France (refer to the form in traditional Chinese characters version). Encourage associations attached to Taiwan to organize multiple activities to better integrate into the mainstream society.
- Promote and support the learning of Mandarin. Take charge of applications for free textbooks by overseas compatriot schools and those for the instructional training by teachers. Promote cultural and vocational courses by way of distance learning. Take application for language study and cultural tour in Taiwan. Encourage descendants of overseas compatriots to study in Taiwan for higher education.
- Give assistance to overseas compatriot entrepreneurs for developing their career or enterprises. Recommend them to take talent training for overseas compatriot operated businesses in Taiwan sponsored by the OCAC, Organize overseas trade lecture workshop sponsored by the OCAC.
As the member of BRTF team, the service helps the others of the Bureau to be well connected with the overseas community. For example, look for some overseas compatriots nearby to help compatriots travelling in France but being mired in difficulties. With Weekly Newsletters, our overseas compatriots are well informed with what the ROC government is doing for them, coming activities in overseas community, international commercial prospects, and employment opportunities, etc.