Taiwan has permitted the issuance of evisa last January 2016. This applies for the citizens of 23 countries. This list of nationals who have the privilege increased once in October that year, and most probably expand again. For now, you have to check if you are eligible to visit Taiwan. To accomplish that, you can use the Visa Checker on iVisa’s website. Insert your nationality as Bhutanese; click on Taiwan as your destination. You will know right away if you qualify for a Taiwan evisa. Upon qualification, you will also get clear instructions on how to apply online.
What documents Bhutanese need?
iVisa made this service to save Bhutanese from all the bureaucracy related to acquiring a visa. iVisa had shown many times that it can help travelers all over the globe, so that is a good reason that you give their services a try. Bhutanese simply needs to produce a few things to help them get started. Off course, the most important requirement is a valid passport. All travelers need to have a passport, regardless of where they are from. Depending on your circumstance, you may also be required to present the following:
Proof of accommodation – you may be asked to provide a hotel confirmation or a letter from a host in Taiwan.
Invitation letter – if you go to Taiwan for business purposes, you may have received an invitation letter, but that is not always applicable.
Bank statement – many countries will ask for proof that you can provide for yourself while in the country, and Taiwan is one of them.
Return flight ticket
Copies of your passport’s main page
Digital passport sized photo
The documents above may or may not be requested by immigration officers. Although case to case basis, it is highly suggested for Bhutanese to have them on you just in case. This is to prevent any incidents like delay.
Taiwan evisa – the application form
Filling an online application is another requirement for Bhutanese in obtaining a visa. You do not need to worry since the form is very simple. iVisa also provides an excellent customer support, available 24/7, in case that you may need guidance.
You need to complete the form that consists of three steps. The first one will ask you to fill in your basic information. It should take you only five minutes to complete that easy part. At this point Bhutanese also needs to select whether they want a single or double entry, then the processing time. The type of entry does not incur extra fees, but the processing time have different fee. For that, iVisa provides you three options:
Standard processing – this is the most viable option for you if you have lot of time before your departure. This one will have your application processed within 7 business days for the cost of $79.
Rush processing – this option will lessen the waiting period a little. Your Taiwan evisa will be in your e-mail inbox within 5 business days, but it costs a bit more than the previous option. You will be charged $109.
Super Rush processing – if it is urgent and need your visa as quickly as possible, then this is the best option you have. iVisa will send you your Taiwan evisa in just 3 business days. However, as you may expect, this option is more expensive. It costs $129.
The second stage of the application will require you to review your information in the form. You can then make the payment using a credit or a debit card. iVisa accepts PayPal payments also.
Lastly, Bhutanese may be required to upload additional documents but it is on a case-by-case basis. The number of documents will vary from people to people, depending on your situation. As an example, Bhutanese traveling with minors will need more documents than people travel alone.
As you can see, it is not that complicated applying through the internet. The document you receive is good for 90 days, and it will enable you a 30-day stay in Taiwan. As for the entries, Bhutanese can enter the country once or twice, depending on your choice you made on the application.