Visa Information

Visa-Exempt Entry

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 Japanese , U.K., Ireland and New Zealand passport holders)
  • India, Thailand, Philippines, Viet Nam, and Indonesia: Visitors are from above countries also eligible for visa-empty entry if having a valid visa or permanent residence certificate issued by U.S.A., Canada, Japan, U.K., Schengen Convention countries, Australia or New Zealand. However, an advanced registration shall be completed through “Advance Online Registration System for the Visitors of Nationals from Five Southeast Asian Countries to Taiwan.”
    (Please click here for more visa-exempt information)

Visitor Visa for Attending Conference

Participants who aren’t eligible for visa-exempty entry MUST apply for visitor visa in advance.

# Requirements Description
1 Completed & signed application form On-line Visa Application Form
2 Two passport-size photos in color within 6 month Photo with a plain color (white color recommended) background
3 Passport (original & photocopy) Valid for 6 months with blank pages
4 Evidence of documents Invitation Letter & applicant's ID
5 Other additional documents may be required during processing Ticket, electronic ticket or proof of a travel agency
6 Fee 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. For detail of the visitor visa application, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ (BOCA) website at