Visitor Visa

  • Eligible Applicants:
    Foreign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other travel documents, intend to stay in the Taiwan for less than six (6) months for the purpose of transit, sightseeing, visiting relatives, paying a visit, attending a training course, receiving medical treatment, or engaging in business or other activities.
  • Requirements:
    • A passport valid for at least six (6) months
    • Access the website:, fill out the visa application forms online and then print them out, and two (2) recent photos
    • An incoming and outgoing airline or verifying purchase of steamship ticket or itinerary
    • Documents verifying the purpose of visit
    • Other relevant documents
  • Visa Validity:
    • For foreign nationals from the countries with which the Taiwan (R.O.C.) has entered into reciprocal visa agreements, the validity of their Visitor Visas shall be decided in accordance with the said agreement
    • For other foreign nationals, a Visitor Visa is valid generally from three (2) months up to one (1) year
  • Duration of Stay:
    • Fourteen (14) days
    • Thirty (30) days
    • Sixty (60) days
  • Remarks:
    Visitor Visa holders who are permitted to stay in Taiwan (R.O.C.) for sixty (60) or ninety (90) days and whose visa bears no such remark no extension will be granted , may apply at the nearest city/county police headquarters for a maximum of 180-days extensions.
  • On-line VISA application forms

On-line Application Forms ( not applicable to Hong-Kong, Macau and PRB passport holders)