Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that beginning January 1, 2021, at 00:00 (local time at the airport of departure) entry restrictions and quarantine regulations for foreign nationals

Given the continued severity of COVID-19 worldwide and in order to secure domestic antipandemic efforts and ensure public health, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announces that beginning January 1, 2021, at 00:00 (local time at the airport of departure), entry restrictions and quarantine regulations for foreign nationals will be tightened. Foreign nationals meeting the criteria below will be allowed entry:

  1. Alien Resident Certificate holders;
  2. personnel on diplomatic or official business, persons who can prove they are fulfilling commercial and contractual obligations, or persons admitted for special humanitarian reasons;
  3. spouses and minor children of R.O.C. nationals or Alien Resident Certificate holders;
  4. other persons  requiring special permission, i.e. those who have received approval from R.O.C. central competent authorities or agencies, such as white-collar workers, migrant workers, and foreign students.

In addition, foreign nationals who obtained special entry permits on or before December 30, 2020, from R.O.C. overseas missions will still be allowed entry.

For further information, please refer to the website of the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

https://www.boca.gov.tw/cp-220-5081-c06dc-2.html