Office of the President
Zǒngtǒngfǔ (Mandarin)
Chóng-thóng-hú (Taiwanese)
Chúng-thúng-fú (Hakka)
Agency overview
FormedMay 20, 1948
JurisdictionRepublic of China
HeadquartersZhongzheng, Taipei, Taiwan
Annual budgetNT$ 2 billion
Agency executive
Parent agencyPresident
Child agencies
Presidential Office Building in Taipei

The Office of the President (Chinese: 總統府; pinyin: Zǒngtǒngfǔ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chóng-thóng-hú) is an organ of the Republic of China (Taiwan) that handles the general administrative affairs of the President and the Vice President. The office, together with the National Security Council, serve as the two advisory agencies to the President.[1]

The Office of the President is led by a Secretary-General and oversees


The Office of the President was established according to the Constitution of the Republic of China on May 20, 1948 in the Presidential Palace in Nanjing, with the inauguration of the first President Chiang Kai-shek and the first Vice President Li Zongren.

However, with the outbreak of Chinese Civil War, the government of the Republic of China retreated to Taiwan in December 1949. On March 1, 1950, Chiang Kai-shek resumed his presidency in the former office of the Japanese Government-General of Taiwan in Taipei. The building is used as the Presidential Office Building since then.



Main article: Secretary-General to the President, Republic of China

The Secretary-General to the President is the highest-ranking official in the Office of the President and supervises the staff of the Office. Following the resignation of Su Jia-chyuan on 2 August 2020, Liu Chien-sin took over as acting Secretary-General until 3 August. As of 3 August, David Lee was appointed to the position.

See also


  1. ^ "Organization of the Office of the President". Office of the President (Taiwan). Retrieved 2019-05-27.