Visa Information

Visitors from Hong Kong, and Macau

Visa category How to apply Further information
People born in Hong Kong or Macau & People having visited Taiwan as Hong Kong or Macau residents Apply online: click here
Passports must be valid for the next three months.
Related rules and regulations: click here

Other Nationalities

Visa category Applicable countriesand regions Further information
Visa exempt
  • Asia Pacific: Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Tuvalu, *Australia
  • West Asia: Israel
  • North America: Canada, the United States
  • Central and South America: Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay
  • Europe: the UK, Ireland, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway , Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Slovenia, Vatican City, Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus, Andorra, San Marino
  • Asia Pacific: Malaysia, Noru, Singapore
  • Central and South America: Belize, Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, Saint Vincent
  • Asia Pacific: * Brunei, *Philippines, * Thailand

  • Notes: Australiavisa-free trials until December 31, 2019
    Macedonia visa-free trialsfrom March 31, 2019
    Brunei, Philippines & Thailand trials until July 31, 2020
    Related rules and regulations: click here
    e-Visa Bahrain, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Dominica, Ecuador, Eswatini, Kiribati, Kuwait, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Montenegro, Oman, Palau, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates Online application: click here
    Conditional visa waiver (New Southbound Policy) India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia,Laos
    The following conditions must be met:
    (i) Applicant must hold a permanent residence permit issued by Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Schengen Agreement signatories, the United Kingdom, or the United States; or hold a visa or a resident card from one of these countries that is valid or that expired within 10 years of the date of expected arrival in Taiwan.
    (ii) Applicant must have a visa for Taiwan from the past 10 years (not including visasrated for work or "other purposes"), or an alien residence permit (not including "foreign laborers”), with no record of violations.
    Online application (with guidelines): click here
    Landing visa Turkish nationals with passports valid for more than six months.
    Applicable to visa-free nationals (excluding the United States) using emergency or temporary passports valid for more than six months.
    Online application (with guidelines): click here
    Flexible Mechanism This service is extended specifically to those registrants who may be facing difficulties while trying to obtain their visa to enter Taiwan. Only applies to conference attendees, not to family members.
    Service no longer available. Submission of documents end on August 16, 2019.
    Passport bio-data page must be provided in advance to the conference organizer. Once the organizer has applied for and received the e-Code, the participant will then be able to apply for the e-Visa. Please contact the Conference Secretary ( for relevant rules.
    Visitor visa For those planning to stay in Taiwan for 180 days or less For further information and application procedures, see: click here
    Other countries Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Iraq, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Syria, Bhutan, Nepal, India (passport or travel permit) Online application (with guidelines): click here