Taiwan Tourist Visa & Business Visa Requirements
Weather for Taiwan
Today Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM CST on October 01, 2016
Chance of Rain
28°C/24°C
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM CST on October 02, 2016
Partly Cloudy
32°C/24°C
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM CST on October 03, 2016
Chance of Rain
32°C/24°C
It is forcast to be Rain at 7:00 PM CST on October 04, 2016
Rain
32°C/24°C
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM CST on October 05, 2016
Partly Cloudy
32°C/24°C
It is forcast to be Rain at 7:00 PM CST on October 06, 2016
Rain
32°C/25°C

Requirements to obtain VISA to enter Taiwan:

Passport Information

U.S. Passport or passport of any other nationality, must have at least 6 months remaining validity from the day of entry into the country for which VISA has been applied for. If validity is less than 6 months ETS will renew your passport (Fee’s apply).

U.S. citizens do not require a visa to enter Taiwan for the purpose of tourism for a period of 30 days

Visa requirements for Non-U.S. citizens

Taiwan Tourist Visa

  • A valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining
  • One fully completed application form. The application form must be completed online and printed- Click Here
  • Two passport type identical colored photographs
  • Notarized copy of the permanent resident alien card (front and back) or a valid visa back to the U.S.
  • Documents verifying the purpose of the visit (ex. a letter of invitation from the person to be visited in Taiwan)
  • Financial responsibility (ex. Bank Statements)
  • Onward/return ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • ETS Order form Click Here

Taiwan Business Visa

  • A valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining
  • One fully completed application form. The application form must be completed online and printed- Click Here
  • Two passport type identical colored photographs in mandatory for availing Taiwan Visa
  • Notarized copy of the permanent resident alien card (front and back) or a valid visa back to the U.S.
  • A letter of invitation from the host company in Taiwan
  • A letter from the company in the US (on company letterhead) stating the purpose and duration of the trip
  • Onward/return ticket or confirmed itinerary
  • ETS Order form Click Here

Other Information

  • Please call ETS for latest updates and questions regarding Taiwan Visa procedures.

Please note: The embassy/consulate may request additional paperwork as deemed necessary

Starting from March 1,2009, passport holders from India, Thailand, The Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia also in possession of a valid visa or permanent residence certificate issued by the U.S.A., Canada, Japan, the U.K., The Schengen Convention countries, Australia or New Zealand will benefit from visa exempt status

On the following website https://niaspeedy.immigration.gov.tw/nia_southeast/ the traveler will be required to submit information concerning his or her documents and personl data into the system. Upon completion, a confirmation form will be made available to the traveler. This form should be printed out and presented upon entry into Taiwan as it is used for authentication purposes during the boarding and immigration check.

Please note: The embassy/consulate may request additional paperwork as deemed necessary

Processing Instructions

  • Please forward the completed requirements as detailed above to:

Express Travel Services

5755 Oberlin Drive, Suite 301

San Diego, CA 92121

Toll Free Number: 1-866-376-1125

Fax Number: 1-858-225-0786

Email: info@etsonweb.com

Your application will be sent in to the Embassy.

Fees for Express Travel Services

  • $75.00 – Regular Processing (7-8 business days)
  • $99.00 – Rush Processing (4-5 business days)
  • $150.00 – Expedite Processing (1-2 business days)

Consular Fees

  • $50.00 – Visitor visa single entry
  • $100.00 – Multiple entry

These fees are subject to change at any time by the Embassy.

Return Postage

  • $20.00  Courier Service (Standard Overnight)
  • $25.00 Courier Service (Priority Overnight)
  • $45.00 Courier Service (Saturday Delivery)
  • $70.00 Courier service (First Overnight)

We use only FedEx services
Please note: Fed-ex charges may vary by location.

For Further Information Contact

Consulate General of Taiwan

3731 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700,

Los Angeles, CA 90010

(213) 389-1215

http://www.taiwanembassy.org/US/LAX/