Participants from the following countries are eligible for visa-exempt entry for 30 days:

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, *Ireland, Italy, *Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands ,*New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia , Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, *U.K. , U.S.A. and Vatican City State. (*90 days for Japan, U.K., Ireland and New Zealand passport holders)


India, Thailand, Philippines, Viet Nam, and Indonesia:

Registration can be completed through the "Online application for R.O.C (Taiwan) Travail Authorization Certificate". Visitors from these five countries are eligible for visa-exempt entry if they have a valid visa or permanent residence certificate issued by the U.S.A., Canada, Japan, U.K., Schengen Convention countries, Australia or New Zealand.


Participants who are not eligible for visa exempt entry MUST apply for visitor visa in advance.





Completed & signed application form

Visa Application Form from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C.


Two passport-size photos in color within 6 months

Photo with a plain color (white color recommended) background


Passport (original & photocopy)

Valid for 6 months with blank pages


Evidence of documents

Invitation Letter & applicant's ID


Other additional documents may be
required during processing

Ticket, electronic ticket or proof of a travel agency



USD50(NTD1,600) for single entry,
USD100(NTD3,200) for multiple entry,
USD140(NTD4,340) currently only for American passport holders

* Applicants can file their applications with the necessary documents and visa fee at local Taiwan Embassies or missions.
* Interview may be required when necessary.

For detail of the visitor visa application, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ (BOCA) website at

Or visit website as below
Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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