Taiwan has allowed the use of eVisas since 2016. By that time, there were around 23 countries that could get this document through an online process. New nationalities have been added since then, and this list will probably expand again very soon. One of the 23 countries that can get this eVisa is Indonesia, so if you have an Indonesian passport and you're planning a trip to Taiwan, then you can apply online for a Taiwanese R.O.C to avoid a tedious visit to the embassy.
Learn more about the Taiwanese Travel Authorization by reading the information in this article.
Frequently Asked Questions / FAQs
I'm Indonesian, do I need a visa to travel to Taiwan?
Yes, you need a visa to travel to Taiwan if you're Indonesian. Just keep in mind that you don't have to go to the embassy to get your visa, you can apply online instead.
What is a Taiwanese R.OC.?
The R.O.C. (Taiwan) Travel Authorization Certificate (TAE) is an official document that allows you to enter Taiwan for tourism purposes.
How long can I stay in Taiwan if I'm from Indonesia?
You can stay 30 days in Total in Taiwan. Remember that your Taiwanese R.O.C is available for 90 days after today, this means that you can use it in 6 months.
What documents do I need to apply?
iVisa offers you an easy online form that allows you to avoid a trip to the Taiwanese embassy. iVisa has proven how useful this service is for all the tourists around the world, and it's a perfect reason for you to try it as well. You only need to upload a few things to initiate the process:
A Valid Passport
Proof of accommodation – You may be required to submit a hotel confirmation.
Invitation letter – If you travel to Taiwan for business purposes, you need an invitation letter.
Return flight ticket.
Copies of your passport’s main page.
Digital passport-sized photo.
The documents above may be asked by immigration officers and it may differ from one person to another. It is strongly recommended for Cambodians to have them just in case.
How long is the R.O.C. valid for?
The R.O.C is valid for 90 days after arrival.
How much does it cost to apply for this Taiwanese e-Visa?
The price of your Taiwanese R.O.C will vary depending on how soon you need to have it. iVisa has three great choices to select:
Standard processing – Your document will be ready in 7 Business Days. As for the price, you'll have to pay USD 79.00.
Rush processing – Your Taiwanese e-Visa will be ready in 5 Business Days and you'll have to pay USD 109.00 this time.
Super Rush processing – If you have an emergency and you need your R.O.C. as soon as possible, then this is the best option you can choose. iVisa will send you your Taiwanese e-Visa in only 3 Business Days. Just keep in mind that this option is the most expensive, so you'll have to pay USD 129.00 for it.
How much time do I need to apply for this document?
You'll need at least 30 minutes to apply online.
How can I apply?
You need to finish an online application form to obtain your Taiwanese R.O.C, but this process is uncomplicated. You don't have to be tech-savvy to fill in the form. iVisa also offers a reliable customer service, available 24/7 to help you if you need assistance.
The form has three steps to complete:
In the first step, you need to give in your basic information. You also have to choose the processing time.
In the second step you can pay for your form and you can review your information. Don't forget to double-check the spelling because a typo can ruin your application form.
Although it is not always the case, in the third step you may be required to submit supporting documents. After that, you'll only have to upload your picture and that's it!
As you can see, it is not that difficult to apply through iVisa's website. You can start this online process here.
How many times can I enter Taiwan with my e-Visa if I'm Indonesian?
If you're Indonesian, you can get a Single Entry R.O.C.
Do I have to apply for a Taiwanese e-Visa if I'm just in the International transit area?
No, you don't have to do that, as long as you stay in the International Transit Lounge.
How do I Know if my R.O.C is ready?
We will e-mail you the confirmation letter as soon as the Taiwanese Government accepts your R.O.C.
How does this eVisa look like?
What should I do if I travel with children?
You'll need other documents if you travel with children, and depending on their age, you could also need to apply for their R.O.C. separately. You can contact us to get more information.
Is it safe to apply for my Taiwan visa with iVisa?
Yes, it's completely safe. We are a skillful company that has been offering official eVisas for many years. Some people think that information written on the Internet can leak and put them into danger, but with our services, that's not the case. We strongly protect all of your information to avoid any danger, so don't worry about it.
If you still have doubts about this, you can check our testimonials.