Visa

Visa exemption

Holders of passports of the following countries do not require a visa to visit Taiwan for less than 90 days :

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • 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
  • Malaysia (30 days)
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • the Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Singapore (30 days)
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • U.K.
  • U.S.A.
  • Vatican City State

Visa-on-Arrival

Holders of passports of the following countries may be granted visa upon arrival:

  • Brunei (please prepare 2 photos and fee NT$ 2,400) for 14 days
  • Turkey (please prepare 2 photos and fee NT$ 800) for 30 days
  • Macedonia (please prepare 2 photos and fee NT$ 2,400) for 30 days

Simple Online Registration for 5 SEA Countries

Holders of passports of the following countries may apply online for a travel authorization certificate if possess a valid visa or permanent residency issued by U.S.A., Canada, Japan, U.K., Schengen Convention countries, Australia or New Zealand, for a duration of stay up to 30 days.

  • India
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • the Philippines
  • Indonesia

→ Advance Online Registration System for the Visitors of Nationals from Five Southeast Asian Countries to Taiwan https://niaspeedy.immigration.gov.tw/nia_southeast/ — After completion, the printed-out Certificate can be used for the immigration inspection.

Visitor Visa

All others should apply for a Visitor Visa to enter Taiwan. Please contact the host for Conference Invitation Letter for visa purpose.

List of Taiwan’s Embassies and Missions Abroad

(chart source: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan)