“Do I need visa?” is the very first thing you should know when you want to visit a foreign country. Due to the outstanding responses of coronavirus, you may be interested in traveling to Taiwan. (Read More: Why can’t Coronavirus survive in Taiwan? & Taiwan loosen Social Distance Regulation of Coronavirus (Covid-19))

Before you go, you can easily check what festivals are being held at the moment in Taiwan: click here. Also, to know Taiwan’s weather and plug type is helping you pack your luggage for your Taiwan tour packages!

All the preparation are based on “if you can go to this country or not”, your Taiwan tour plans, start here!

I don’t need Visa

【Visa-exempt entry】

  • 90 DAYS
AAndorra Australia
(effective till December 31, 2020)
BBelgium Bulgaria
CCanada Chile Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic
EEstonia Eswatini*
GGermanyGreece Guatemala
HHaitiHonduras* Hungary
IIcelandIreland Israel Italy
KRepublic of Korea
LLatvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg
MMaltaMarshall Island* Monaco
NNetherlandsNew Zealand Nicaragua North Macedonia
(effective till March 31, 2025)
PPalauParaguay Poland Portugal
SSan MarinoSlovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland
UThe United Kingdomthe United States of America*
VVatican City State

  • 30 DAYS
DDominican Republic
SSt. Kitts and Nevis* Saint Lucia* Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Singapore

  • 21 DAYS
(effective from Aug 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020)

  • 14 DAYS
(effective till July 31, 2020)
(effective till July 31, 2020)
(effective till July 31, 2020)

  • Extension of Stay for British & Canadian Passport Holders, download details here.
  • To find out special requirements for some countries, please click here.

【Travel Authorization Certificate】

  1. Citizens of Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam can apply online for an R.O.C. (Taiwan) Travel Authorization Certificate.

  • Nationals of aforementioned countries intending to submit an online application for such a certificate should carefully read the following:

Basic Requirements

  1. The applicant’s passport must have remaining validity of at least six months starting from the date of arrival in Taiwan.
  2. The applicant must possess an onward/return air or ferry ticket.
  3. The applicant has never been employed as a blue-collar worker in Taiwan.

Additional Requirements

  1. The applicant possesses at least one of the following documents issued by Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, any of the EU and Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, or the United States
    1. Valid resident or permanent resident card
    2. Valid entry visa (may be electronic visa)
    3. Resident card or visa that has expired less than 10 years prior to the date of arrival in Taiwan
  2. Applicants who use an electronic visa issued by Australia or New Zealand as the required document must present the valid Australia or New Zealand electronic visa as entering Taiwan.
  3. Applicants who use a visa issued by Japan as the required document must present the proof record of entering Japan or a confirmed onward ticket to Japan when entering Taiwan.

I need Visa


BBahrainBosnia and Herzegovina Burkina Faso
KKiribati Kosovo Kuwait
MMauritius Montenegro
PPanama Peru
SSaudi Arabia Solomon Islands
UUnited Arab Emirates

  • Foreign nationals who have been invited to attend international conferences, sporting events, trade fairs or other activities in Taiwan—organized, co-organized, or sponsored by central government agencies
  • Tourist groups from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam under “Project for Simplifying Visa Regulations for High-end Group Tourists from Southeast Asian Countries” operated by the competent authority—the Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communication from designated travel agencies
  • Nationals of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka for the purpose of conducting business at the recommendation of local offices of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)
  • For more details about eVisa, please click here.

【Landing Visas】

  • Countries eligible for Landing Visas
    • Holders of Turkish passport with validity of more than six months.
    • Holders of emergency or temporary passports with validity of more than six months for nationals of those countries (except for US) eligible for visa-exempt entry.
  • For more details about landing visa, please click here.

【Visitor Visas】

  • Information on Visitor Visas
Eligible PersonsForeign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other legal travel documents and who intend to stay in Taiwan for no more than six months for the purposes of transit; tour; visit relatives; undertake visits; undertake inspection tours; attend international conferences; conduct business; pursue short-term study; undertake short-term employment; undertake short-term missionary work; and engage in other activities in the ROC as approved by MOFA..
Requirements1. A passport valid for at least six months;
2. A duly completed application form with two photos taken within the past six months;
3. An outbound airline ticket or verifiable proof of purchase of steamship ticket;
4. Documents verifying the purpose of visit; and
5. Other relevant documents.
Visa Validity1. For foreign nationals from the countries with which the ROC has entered into reciprocal visa agreements, the validity of their Visitor Visas shall be decided in accordance with these agreements.
2. For other foreign nationals, a Visitor Visa is generally valid from three months up to one year.
Duration of stay1. Fourteen days
2. Thirty days
3. Sixty days
4. Ninety days
Fee1. For foreign nationals from the countries with which the ROC
has entered into reciprocal visa agreements, the visa is issued
2. For visa fees of American passport holders and other foreign
nationals, please refer to “Standard Fees for Republic of
China (Taiwan) Visas in Foreign Passports.
RemarksVisitor Visa holders who are permitted to stay in Taiwan for 60 or 90 days and whose visas bear no such remark as “no extension will be granted” may apply at local service centers of the National Immigration Agency for a maximum of 120 or 90 days of extensions.

  • Procedures for Nationals of the Designated Countries Applying for Visitor Visas, click here.
  • If you need more detailed information (Visitor Visas for Business Purpose, Visitor Visas for Foreign Exchange Students, Visitor visa for Employment-Seeking Purpose and so on), click here

最後修改日期: 12 月 19, 2022