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Taiwan Passport & Visa Requirements

Visa Agencies

Avoid the stress and queues, get a visa agency to arrange your visa.


Travel Visa Pro, San Francisco, USA. (866) 378-1722 or www.TravelVisaPro.com

Travel Visa Pro in UK: +44 (0) 20 3743 3155 or www.travelvisapro.co.uk.


Entry requirements for Americans

US citizens do not require a visa for stays of up to 90 days, provided they hold a passport valid for the period of intended stay. Visas cannot be extended or converted.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

Passports must be valid for six months from date of arrival. Visas are not required for stays of up to 90 days for holders of British passports endorsed 'British Citizen'. Those with temporary or emergency passports endorsed 'British Citizen' can obtain a visa on arrival, for stays of up to 30 days. Holders of British passports with other endorsements should confirm official requirements.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadian nationals do not require a visa for stays of up to 90 days, provided they hold a passport valid six months from their date of arrival.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian nationals may stay in Taiwan for up to 30 days without a visa and require a passport valid for at least six months from entry. Holders of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) provided endorsed "Valid for travel to TWN" may stay up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South African nationals require a visa for travel to Taiwan and a passport valid for six months after intended travel.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a passport valid for at least six months from entry. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish nationals may stay in Taiwan for up to 90 days without a visa and require a passport valid for at least six months from entry.

Passport/Visa Note

All travellers entering Taiwan require confirmed return air tickets or proof of onward travel. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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