iVisa | Updated on Mar 16, 2020

Are you thinking of a vacation in Taiwan? Do you have a Laos Passport? Then today is your lucky day because you can easily apply for a Taiwanese R.O.C and avoid a visit to the embassy.

Since January 2016, Taiwan has allowed the issuance of eVisas for the citizens of 23 countries, and one of these countries is Laos. If you want to get this document, all you have to do is to follow the instructions below.

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Frequently Asked Questions / FAQs

I'm from Laos, do I need a visa to travel to Taiwan?

Yes, you need a visa to travel to Taiwan if you're from Laos. Consider 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. or TAE?

The R.O.C. (Taiwan) Travel Authorization Certificate (TAE) is an official document that permits you to enter Taiwan for tourism purposes.

How long can I stay in Taiwan if I'm from Laos?

As long as you get your R.O.C, you can stay 30 days Total in Taiwan. Remember that your Taiwanese R.O.C is available for 90 days after today.

What documents do I need to apply?

iVisa provides an easy online form that allows you to avoid going to the Taiwanese embassy. iVisa has proven how useful this service is for all the travelers around the world, and it's a perfect reason for you to try it as well. You only have to upload a few documents to initiate the process:

  • A Valid Passport

  • Proof of accommodation – You may be asked to submit a hotel confirmation.

  • Invitation letter – If you travel to Taiwan for business purposes, you require an invitation letter.

  • Bank statement.

  • Return flight ticket.

  • Copies of your passport’s main page.

  • Digital passport-sized photo.

The requirements 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 the Taiwanese e-Visa?

The price of your Taiwanese R.O.C will change depending on how fast you need to have it. iVisa has three great options for you:

  • Standard processing – Your R.O.C 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 need an emergency and you need your Taiwanese R.O.C. as fast as possible, then this is the best alternative 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 this time.

How much time do I need to apply for this document?

You'll probably need 30 minutes to apply online, but this can differ if you're very skilled with online forms.

How can I apply?

You need to complete an online application form to receive your Taiwanese R.O.C, but this is a painless process. You don't have to be tech-brainy to fill in the form. iVisa also offers a trustworthy customer service, available 24/7 if you need assistance.

The form has three steps to complete:

  1. In the first step, you must offer your basic information. You also have to select the best processing time for you.

  2. In the second step you have to pay for your form and you need to review your information as well. Don't forget to double-check the spelling because a single mistake can ruin your application form.

  3. Although it is not always the case, in the third step you may be asked to submit other supporting documents. After that, you'll only have to upload your passport-sized picture.

As you can see, it is not that hard 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 from Laos?

If you're from Laos, you can receive 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, but you have to 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 once the Taiwanese Government accepts your R.O.C.

How does this eVisa look like?

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What should I do if I travel with children?

You'll need other requirements 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 safe. We are a skilled 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.

Where can I find more information?

For a faster resolution, you can click here and start talking to one of our customer service representatives. But if you prefer to read more about tourism and other FAQs, then check this page.

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