Visa Requirements for Taiwanese Citizens
Visa Information for Passport Holders of Taiwan
Visa Not Required
71 destinations allow visa-free entry to Taiwanese citizens.
Visa On Arrival
A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 29 destinations for passport holders of Taiwan.
- Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges,
eVisa may be used to enter Laos through Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge.
The Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou border crossings are open only to visa holders.
Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
Taiwanese passport allows entry to 28 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.
- eVisaElectronic visa holders must arrive via Manas International Airport or Osh Airport or through land crossings with China (at Irkeshtam and Torugart), Kazakhstan (at Ak-jol, Ak-Tilek, Chaldybar, Chon-Kapka), Tajikistan (at Bor-Dobo, Kulundu, Kyzyl-Bel) and Uzbekistan (at Dostuk).
Visa on arrival is also available for those with pre-arranged landing visa invitation.
- eVisa28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.
- eVisa3 monthsTaiwan standard passport with National ID number required; otherwise, visa required.
Taiwan diplomatic and official passports are unacceptable, and visas will not be endorsed in them.
International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
- eVisa90 daysTaiwanese citizens can enter South Korea as a short term visit (e.g., tours, visiting relatives or friends, attending simple meetings) up to 90 days without a visa, though you should remain aware of the quarantine requirements. You must also have an onward or return ticket. It is illegal to work on a tourist visa, whether as a teacher or in any other capacity.
You must be in possession of a Korea Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) to enter Korea visa-free. You can complete your K-ETA application up to 24 hours before boarding your flight and it will be valid for two years from the date of approval. There is a small, non-refundable charge.
eVisa / On Arrival
For 7 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Taiwan.
Pre-arranged Visa Required
56 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Taiwan. This requirement may be waived off if Taiwanese citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.
In order to trave to 1 destination, passport holders of Taiwan must meet special conditions, and may not be allowed to enter at all.
- Special RequirementsROC passports are not recognized for entry and transit. However, all ROC nationals with Household Registration are also able to apply for a Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents either before arrival or on arrival, allowing the holder to enter and stay in Mainland China until its expiry. All ROC nationals can also apply for a Chinese Travel Document before arrival which allows them to remain for up to 2 years. Issuance of the Taiwan Compatriot Permit or Chinese Travel Document is not automatic for all ROC nationals and is at the sole discretion of the PRC government. See #Greater China for more details.
Disagreements between Taiwan and 1 destination have imposed restrictions in traveling to Taiwan.
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