Taiwan: Visa-Exempt Entry to Resume for Eligible Travelers

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The authorities of Taiwan announced that visa-exempt entry will be reintroduced for all eligible travelers effective 29 September 2022  


The authorities of Taiwan will fully reinstate visa-exempt travel beginning 29 September 2022. Eligible applicants from specific countries will be permitted to enter Taiwan without a visa for the purpose of business, exhibition visits, fact-finding missions, international exchanges, visiting relatives, tourism and social events.   

Individuals from these countries traveling to Taiwan for purposes outside of the above-mentioned list should ensure that they hold the appropriate entry documents and approval. For additional information on entry requirements and permitted period of stay, check here.  

What are the Changes?  

The authorities of Taiwan will reinstate visa-exempt entry schemes for travelers from eligible countries effective 29 September 2022. Previously, Taiwan reinstated visa-exempt entry schemes for nationals of the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and members of the European Union.  

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 26 September 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.