Visa Information

Foreign Passport Holders (not applicable to PRC, Hong Kong and Macau passport holders)

Countries eligible for Visa-exempt entry:

  1. The nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, which permits a duration of stay up to 30 days (Malaysia and Singapore) or 90 days (the others):

    Australia Austria Andorra 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 Malta Monaco Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Romania San Marino Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland U.K. U.S.A. Vatican City State.

  2. The nationals of India , Thailand , Vietnam , Philippines and Indonesia , who also possess a valid visa or permanent resident certificate issued by U.S.A., Canada, Japan, U.K., Schengen Agreement EU's countries, Australia or New Zealand, are eligible for the visa exemption program, which permits a duration of stay up to 30 days. For these nationals of the five countries, go to online application for R.O.C. (Taiwan) Travel Authorization Certificate: click here, and then On-line Application Forms: click here.


  1. A passport with validity of at least 6 months upon entry.

    • Visa-exempt entry only applies to foreign visitors holding formal passports (i.e. ordinary, official/service and diplomatic passports), not including those holding emergency, temporary, other informal passports or travel documents.
    • Japanese passport holders with their passports valid for more than 3 months are eligible for visa-exempt entry.
    • US passport (including emergency passport) holders with their passports valid for the period of intended stay are eligible for visa-exempt entry.
  2. 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.

  3. Non-criminal record and not prohibited by the local authorities to enter the R.O.C. (Taiwan).

Further information: click here

(not applicable to Hong Kong, Macau and PRC passport holders)
On-line Application Forms: click here

Standard Fees for Taiwan Visas in Foreign Passports

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