Taiwan: Reduced COVID-19-Related Entrance Requirements  

June 21, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points  

  • COVID-19 testing requirements and quarantine periods were eased for travelers entering Taiwan as of 11 June 2022 

Overview  

The authorities of Taiwan began to ease border restrictions and quarantine requirements for international travelers beginning 11 June 2022. Under these requirements, travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within two days of their departure for Taiwan and undergo PCR testing upon arrival. The following quarantine measures will be applied: 

  • The day of arrival will count as day 0 of the quarantine period; 
  • Travelers will be required to undergo a three-day home quarantine period and a four-day self-monitoring period. 
  • Travelers must undergo two COVID-19 rapid antigen tests throughout the duration of the quarantine period. 

The authorities will also only allow a maximum of 25,000 arrivals per week to enter the jurisdiction in order to reduce COVID-19 transmission rates.  

What are the Changes?  

The authorities of Taiwan introduced new COVID-19 entrance measures and reduced quarantine requirements for travelers on 11 June 2022. In addition, the authorities will maintain strict entrance number requirements to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the authorities of Taiwan’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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This article was published on 21 June 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

About the Author

Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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