Last January 2016, Taiwan has permitted 23 countries to acquire evisa. It is highly possible that the list will repeat the expansion as new nationalities have already been added on October of the same year. Until that time, you will still have to check your eligibility to visit to Taiwan. You can freely utilize Visa Checker on iVisa’s website to do this. Simply select your nationality as Emirati and Taiwan as your destination, you will know quickly if your eligibility for a Taiwan evisa. Instructions will be provided on how to apply online if you are qualified.
What documents Emirati need?
iVisa is offering this service so that Emirati don’t have to deal with all the bureaucracy that goes with getting a visa. iVisa had proven how useful this service for all travelers over the globe time and time again. This is a perfect reason for you to try their service as well. Emirati just needs to upload few things to help iVisa initiate the process. Of course, the most crucial requirement is a valid passport. Regardless of their country, passport is mandatory document for every traveler. It is a case to case basis but you may also be required to show the following:
Proof of accommodation – you may be asked to submit 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
Immigration officers may request the documents above albeit it may vary from one person to another. It is strongly recommended for Emirati to bring all of it. This will ensure that any unpleasant incidents like delays will never happen.
Taiwan evisa – the Application Form
As part of the requirements in acquiring a visa, Emirati also needs complete online application form. Since it is very easy to understand, you do not have to be a computer wizard to fill up this form. Available 24/7, iVisa also provides reliable customer service to help you in case you require assistance.
The form consists of three parts that you should complete. In the first part will only take five minutes because all you need to do is to fill in your basic information. Emirati also needs to choose if they prefer single or double entry in this part of application together with the preferred processing time. Although the processing times have different fees, the type of entry does not have extra fees. For that, iVisa provides three choices:
Standard processing – for the cost of $79, 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.
Rush processing – this option will lessen the waiting period a little. For a cost of $109, your Taiwan evisa will be in your e-mail inbox within 5 business days.
Super Rush processing – this is the best choice you have if it is urgent and need your visa as quickly as possible. iVisa will send you your Taiwan evisa in just 3 business days. This option is more expensive as expected for the cost of $129.
You may then proceed with the payment as soon as you are done reviewing your information in the form. Credit/debit card and PayPal are accepted payments of iVisa.
Emirati maybe required submitting supporting documents but it will vary from one traveler to another. One scenario is that an Emirati traveling with minors will need additional documents than people travel alone.
As you can see, it is not that hard applying through the internet. The document you receive is useable for 90 days, and it will allow you a 30-day stay in Taiwan. As for the entries, Emirati can enter the country once or twice, depending on your choice you selected on the application.