Become a designated store

 

Advantages of iPASS small transactions

Increase operational efficiency

Reduce transaction time:Paying at the counter will become faster, which can avoid a long queue at the counter and reduce the human resource cost at the counter. (Paying by iPASS at the counter saves half of the time, compared with paying by cash.)

Reduce the cost of handling cash: Reduce the time for manual verification of accounting records (Closing the shift normally takes about one hours), reduce the percentage of accounting errors (normally 3%), reduce the risk of cash transactions

Increase distribution channels

Increase the exposure of the brand with the marketing resources of the iPASS Corp.

Efficiently increase the number of customers by providing preferential treatment of the brand exclusively to iPASS cardholders

Easy to conduct horizontal alliances

Extensively use the system of bonus points and membership: Using the electronic tickets is beneficial to develop the applications of the system of bonus points and membership.

Easy to integrate the applications of the employee ID card, National Travel Card and social welfare card.

 

Download the application form for becoming an authorized store

Application requirements for authorized organizations for iPASS small transactions:

  1. Paid-in capital of over NT$80 million or annual turnover of over NT$60 million
  2. Every transaction below NT$1,000, and maximum transactions of NT$3,000 for each iPASS per day
  3. Surveillance equipment set up at the casher’s counter

Those who apply for becoming iPASS authorized organizations should prepare the following documents::

  1. Change Registration Form
  2. Photocopy of 401 form for the last three terms (Declaration of Sales and Business Tax by a Business Entity)
  3. Photocopy of the company owner’s ID card
  4. Photocopy of the company’s deposit book for allocation
  5. At least three pictures showing the actual business place, including the store’s signboard, layout of the cashier’s counter and the interior of the store’s business place.
Processing time Application process
Date when the process starts Both sides sign the cooperation agreement for iPASS small transactions
About 8 to 12 weeks The iPASS Corp. provides the technical documentation, cards for testing purposes and testing equipment
The company starts the system integration, development and testing, such as revision of the cash register program.
About 3 to 4 weeks The company should send the complete documents to the iPASS Corp to start the review process.
After the application is accepted, the iPASS Corp. will provide an authorized organization code to the company.
Both sides sign the contract with their company seals.
The authorized company and the iPASS Corp. test and verify the development environment.
About 12 weeks after the process starts After the completion of testing and verification, the company should arrange the time for installing the machine at the store. Then, the company should conduct the employees’ education and training, and installation of the machines. After that, the system can be formally launched. 

Other guidelines for the authorized organizations:

  1. The authorized organizations that offer prepaid goods and services should provide the bank the 100% performance bond and entrust agreement.
  2. The authorized organizations should provide transaction receipts indicating the deducted amount and balance of the deposit on the electronic tickets.
  3. The authorized organizations should formally launch the system after it is tested and verified without errors.
  4. Every year, the Department of Business conducts two regular on-site examinations to check companies’ business, finance and other relevant affairs. If the Department receives the report that the authorized organizations commit a breach of contract or break the law, it should identify the cause or conduct the on-site examination.
  5. Every year, the Department of Business conducts two regular on-site examinations to check companies’ business, finance and other relevant affairs. If the Department receives the report that the authorized organizations commit a breach of contract or break the law, it should identify the cause or conduct the on-site examination.
  6. The authorized organizations must not refuse the cardholders’ consumption with the iPASS for no reason, and must not pass the handling charge or other charges to cardholders.
  7. For those who are interested in becoming an authorized organization, please download the application form, fill it out and fax it to the iPASS Corp.
  8. Download the application form for becoming an authorized store