Taiwan visa application

Taiwan visa application
iVisa | Updated on Oct 23, 2019

The citizens of 23 countries can now apply for a Taiwan eVisa. Before thinking of applying, you should check your eligibility - it's very simple. All you have to do is visit the iVisa website, choose your nationality and Taiwan as the destination, and the information will unfold in front of you. If you are lucky to be among those who are eligible, you no longer have to visit the embassy in order to acquire a visa.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a Taiwan eVisa?

An eVisa is an official document issued electronically by ROC (Republic of China) overseas missions that allow foreign nationals to enter and travel in Taiwan. When an eVisa application has been approved, applicants are required to present the printout of the eVisa at the immigration checkpoint for verification upon arrival in Taiwan.

If the visa is zero cost, why do I need to pay?

Apply ahead and avoid wasting hours lining in the airport waiting to complete the visa will make things easier for you. To obtain an eVisa with iVisa, you just need a few minutes of your valuable time, then, we do the rest. That is the reason we charge you a small amount, and you will be able to have you eVisa in as little as 72 hours.

How long can visitors stay in Taiwan with an eVisa?

Foreign citizens with a Taiwan eVisa will be able to enter the country for a maximum of 30 days Total and with a Single Entry.

What are the documents required to apply?

Before starting to fill in your application, you should know that there are some documents you need to have. They are as follows:

  • A valid passport – check to see if the passport will still be valid all the while you are going to be in Taiwan.

  • Proof of hotel or accommodation – a letter from a host or a hotel confirmation should be enough.

  • Return flight ticket.

  • Invitation letter – usually, it is people who travel for business purposes who must present an invitation letter.

  • Bank statement.

  • A copy of your passport’s main page.

  • Digital passport-sized photo.

You may not be required to show all the documents above, but it is best if you carry them with you. As it seems, the immigration officers ask to see them on a case by case basis, which means you may or may not have to submit them. To avoid any problems, make sure that you have them all.

How long is the Taiwan eVisa valid?

The Taiwan eVisa expires 90 days after today.

What are the processing times and prices?

To obtain your Taiwan eVisa with us, we propose three options for the processing time and price of it:

  • Standard processing time. It takes 7 days for your application to be processed, and the total price is going to be USD 25.00 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing time. You will have your visa ready in 5 days. The total cost will be USD 55.00 (service fees included).

  • Super Rush processing time. It means that you will pay USD 75.00 (service fees included), but your visa will be ready within 72 hours.

Click here to start your application.

How does the Taiwan eVisa work?

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) launched the e-Visa Program on January 12, 2016. This simplified visa policy saves applicants' time, energy, and money. The applicant doesn’t need to physically apply at the embassy or consulate.

Travelers of certain nationalities eligible for an eVisa must obtain an e-code from their host organizations in Taiwan prior to applying for an eVisa. To obtain the e-code, applicants must be invited to attend international conferences or activities in Taiwan – organized, co-organized or sponsored by central government agencies or certain non-governmental organizations.

How can I apply for a Taiwan eVisa?

The application for a Taiwan eVisa is really easy and should take you 10 minutes or less. It has only two steps:

  1. The first one consists of you filling in general information like name, address, phone number, passport number, and so on. At this point, you will also be required to select the processing time.

  2. The second step consists of revision and payment. The payment can be made using a credit/debit card. If you have a PayPal account, you can use that as well.

Click here to start. Once you make the payment, you can hit submit, and the visa will arrive via email in the timeframe you selected. You must print out the PDF document and take it with you when you travel to Taiwan.

Do I need to get a Taiwan eVisa for my kids too?

Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Taiwan require a visa, even kids.

How can I apply for my family or friends?

You can do it by applying here introducing his or her data and his or her required documents. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

If you made a mistake in your application form and you already submitted it, then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.

Your Taiwan eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Taiwan eVisa?

We provide our clients with maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

For a faster resolution click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. Also, you can find more info and FAQs here.

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