About Us

Milestone

Year

Chronicles

2008

  • March: iPASS officially released along with the opening of the Red Line of KRTC
  • June: Applications for iPASS Senior Citizen Cards, iPASS charity cards and iPASS Escort Cards for Kaohsiung citizens
  • September: Issuing iPASS co-branded with Union Bank of Taiwan issued
  • December: Applications for iPASS Senior Citizen Cards, iPASS charity cards and  iPASS Escort Cards for Kaohsiung citizens

2009

  • February: iPASS co-branded with Bank Sinopac issued
  • March: Mastercard combined with iPASS stored value cards issued
  • June: 100-day pass issued
  • December: Monthly pass issued

2010

  • January: iPASS (Happy Kaohsiung Card) enabled for Kaohsiung Bus
  • April: iPASS phone stickers released
  • July: Eda Bus’ Kaohsiung Zuoying Station to Eda Theme Park Line in service
  • October: Issuing C-bike iPASS issued in cooperation with Kaohsiung Public Bike and Bank Sinopac
  • December: Issuing Digital Student ID iPASS issued and constructing Kaohsiung Comprehensive University RFID smart card constructed with Shu-te University

2011

  • December: Completion of the integration with Kaohsiung City Bike

2012

  • January:  iPASS monthly pass ‘ 999 Happy Card’ and ‘799 Student Happy Card’ issued
  • January: iPASS enabled for Orange Bus’’703  Dayuan- Chungli’ Line and UBUS’705 HSR Taoyuan Station - Taoyuan Airport’
  • February: iPASS enabled for Chiayi, Chiayi County and Hsinchu buses
  • March: iPASS enabled for Pingtung buses
  • October: Issuing iPASS Student ID Cards in cooperation with Kaohsiung City Education Bureau to replace current high school and vocational school students’ identification cards in Kaohsiung City
  • December: Releasing Display commemoratives to celebrate the opening of Gangshan Southstation

2013

  • January: iPASS issued exceed 3,150,000
  • May: iPASS  and Digital Student Identity iPASS cards replace 999 Happy Cards and 799 Student Happy Cards
  • May: iPASS enabled for TRA multicard gates for Xiangshan – Miaoli,  Houbi- Shanhua lines
  • July: Issuing iPASS Mobile traffic tickets with Chunghwa Telecom’s Near Field Communication System
  • September: iPASS enabled for TRA multicard gates for Fulon -Keelung-Hsinchu, Linnei-Nanjing, Nanke-Pingtung, Pingxi line, Liujia line, Neiwan line, and Shalun line
  • December 6: iPASS Corporation was granted to issue electronic tickets by Financial Supervisory Commission.

2014

  • January 29 , iPASS Corporation officially registered
  • February 13 , iPASS Corporation officially opened and started to provide small payment services at OK chain stores, Shun Fat 3C Discount, A +1 Boutique Department Store, and Cinemark Dream Studios.
  • March 14 , iPASS Corporation signed cooperation agreement with Japan AQUA Solutions, and expected to communicate with Japanese Electronic Ticket in the future.
  • May 20 , iPASS Corporation started to provide small payment service at Ferris Wheel and Ticket of E-DA Theme Park.
  • June 21, iPASS Corporation started to provide small payment service at DungShan Service Area Freeway 3.
  • July 1, iPASS Corporation synchronous started to provide small payment service at FamilyMart and Hi-Life convenient stores in Taiwan. The number of Authorized Stores exceed 5,000 within 6 months.
  • July 1, iPASS enabled for Shoushan Zoo, provided fast service without ticket or queue.
  • July 31, iPASS Corporation started to provide small payment service at President Group food courts, and step into the department store channel.
  • August 14, iPASS Corporation started to provide small payment service at Aigo Supermarket, and step into the department store channel.
  • August 25, iPASS Corporation started to provide small payment service at Kaohsiung City Government, Pingtung County Governments and Taiwan High Court Kaohsiung Branch Court. Therefore, it integrated three parts of service in Public transportation, Small payment servicer and Government Fine in electric ticket.
  • September 25, iPASS co-branded with TC Bank issued.
  • October 1, iPASS co-branded with First Bank issued.
  • October 5. iPASS issued branded card with CTBC Bank.
  • October 6. Contributed capital of iPASS reached NT$ 742,000,000 with additional shareholders being Tainan Bus, Southeast Cement and Kaohsiung Bank.
  • October 10, iPASS issued branded card with Taishin Bank.
  • December 4, iPASS launched the Pingtung Pbike service.
2015
  • January 1. iPASS Corporation launched small payment service to Jengjong box meal and to Government of Tainan across its 97 departments.
  • January 5. iPASS Corporation launched small payment service on pharmaceutical fee at Kaohsiung Municipal Municipal United Hospital, which was the first hospital integrated with iPASS small payment service.
  • January 12. iPASS Corporation launched small payment services for President Chain Stores (7-ELEVEN) at Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung and Penghu.
  • January 12. iPASS Corporation Service Center was established at Taichung.
  • January 30. iPASS issued branded card with CHB Bank, and in the same time, launched small payment service for President Chain Stores (7-ELEVEN) at Taichung area.
  • February 1. iPASS set foot in Yilan by introducing payment service for Capita Star bus on freeway no. 5 ticket.
  • February 2. iPASS Corporation launched small payment service on pharmaceutical fee at Kai-Syuan Psychiatric Hospital, which was the second hospital integrated with iPASS small payment service.
  • April 1. iPASS Tainan civil cards, such as ‘Baby card’ , ‘Student card’, ’Elderly card’ and ‘General card’, were officially issued. Also, "Tainan Commemorative Card" was issued for tourists who appreciate Tainan culture and customs.