Visa information

Visa-Exempt Entry

Suitable Applicants

Stay for 90 days (Total 40 countries)

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., U.S.A. and Vatican City State.

Stay up to 30 days (Total 7 countries)

  • Australia, Malaysia, and Singapore
  • The nationals of India, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, who also possess a valid visa or permanent resident certificate issued by U.S.A., Canada, Japan, U.K., Schengen Convention countries, Australia or New Zealand.


  • A passport with validity of at least SIX months upon entry.
    (Japanese passport holders with their passports valid for more than three months are eligible for visa-exempt entry.)
  • A confirmed return air/sea ticket or an air/sea ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a confirmed seat reservation for departure.
  • Non-criminal record and not prohibited by the local authorities to enter the R.O.C.


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Visa Required

A. Landing Visa

Suitable Applicants

  1. Holders of Bruneian Passport with validity of more than six months. 
  2. Holders of Turkish Passport with validity of more than six months. (effective from May 15, 2013)
  3. Holders of emergency or temporary passports with validity more than six months for nationals of those countries eligible for visa-exempt entry.
  4. Holders of USA passport with validity less than six months.


  1. A confirmed return air/sea ticket or an air/sea ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a confirmed seat reservation for departure.
  2. Fill out an application form with two photos.
  3. Visa fee of NT$ 1,600 (citizens of the countries with reciprocal agreements shall be issued visas gratis) plus a handling fee of NT$ 800; For U.S. citizens: see remarks 2; For Turkish citizens: shall only be charged a handling fee of NT$800.
  4. No criminal record or not prohibited by the local authorities.


B. Visitor Visa

Suitable Applicants
Countries except VISA-EXEMPT & Designated Countries.


  1. 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. Two 2”×2” color photos with a plain color background.
  5. Documents verifying the purpose of visit.


Designated Countries Applying for Visitor Visa

Suitable Applicants(Total 21 countries)
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ghana, India (Identity Certificate), Iran, Iraq, Laos, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria


  1. A duly completed visa
  2. Application form signed by the each applicant.
  3. A passport valid for at least SIX months with blank page(s).
  4. Two 2”×2” color photos with a plain color background (white color recommended) taken within the last six months.
  5. Invitation letter from the congress.
  6. Conference Agenda (as attached).
  7. Travel to the consulate for personal interview in person. (Interview is necessary for all Taiwan visa application)


Visa for Chinese Passport Holders

Suitable Applicants
Citizens of the Mainland Area who is the person in charge or manager of the transnational corporation, or engaged in specialized or technical services for over one year may apply entering into Taiwan due to internal transfer within the transnational corporation.

(All documents require electronic files, JPEG. or JPG., under 512KB)

  1. Entry Permit Application Form.
  2. A recent, colored, 2-inch "standard size" photo.
  3. Resident I.D. of the Mainland area, authorized VISA (valid for up to 6 months), other documentation or copy able to identify.
  4. Document supporting the employment record and other related verifying documents.
  5. Applicants who comply with all of the required documentations by the inviting unit and have submitted the basic information of the inviting unit may within the past year skip documentation submission.


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