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Visa Requirement

Visitor Visa Application Form can be downloaded from Bureau of Consular Affairs website and the completed form with supporting documents should be submitted to Bureau of Consular Affairs for visa issuance.

VISA-Exempt Entry Countries

The nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program:

90-Days Visa-Exempt Stay
Andorra, Australia* (effective from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018), Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras*, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan*, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia* (effective from May 21, 2018 to March 31, 2019), Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuvalu*, the United Kingdom, the United States of America*,and Vatican City State.

30-Days Visa-Exempt Stay
Belize*, Dominican Republic, Malaysia, Nauru*, Saint Christopher and Nevis*, Saint Lucia*, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore.

14-Days Visa-Exempt Stay

Designated Countries

Nationals from the following countries applying for visitor visas to the R.O.C. must fulfill the required procedures. For more details, please visit the website. https://www.boca.gov.tw/cp-159-249-4162c-2.html

Afghanistan Algeria Bangladesh
Bhutan Cameroon Gambia
Ghana India (Identity Certificate) Iraq
Nepal Niger Nigeria
Pakistan Senegal Somalia
Sri Lanka Syria  
Online application for ROC Travel Authorization Certificate for nationals of Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam
Basic requirements

To be eligible for an ROC Travel Authorization Certificate, the following three basic requirements must be met:

  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.
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Other Information

Please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information: