Taiwan Passport & Visa Requirements
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. Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.
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 with nationality of '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 90 days without a visa, provided they hold a passport valid six months from their date of arrival.
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. Passengers with an ROC (Taiwan) Business and Academic Travel Card issued by Chinese Taipei are exempt for a maximum stay of 30 days.
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.
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.
Become our Taiwan Travel Expert
We are looking for contributors for our Taiwan travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Taiwan or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.