Taiwan launched the Electronic Visa System in January 2016. It was available to 23 countries, but nowadays there are new nationalities that have the option to apply for this e-Visa.
As you might guess, Saudi Arabia is one of the countries that can apply for a Taiwan e-Visa. However, you need to know some requirements before applying, including which documents are needed and also the price to pay. In this article, you'll learn all about that and more.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I'm from Saudi Arabia, do I need a visa to travel to Taiwan?
Yes, if you're a Saudi Arabian citizen, then you need a visa to enter this country. But don't forget that you can apply for one visa online, so you don't have to go to an embassy.
How long can I stay in Taiwan if I'm Saudi Arabian?
You can stay in Taiwan 30 days in Total upon arrival. However, your Taiwanese e-Visa is available for 90 days after today.
What documents do Saudi Arabians need?
iVisa made this service easier so Saudi Arabians can be spared from all the bureaucracy that goes with getting a Taiwan e-Visa.
At the same time, this company has proven how helpful its service is for travelers all over the globe. But that doesn't mean that you won't need to provide anything, you still have to get some documents. However, thanks to iVisa's updated system, you will need just a few things:
- Valid Passport - With at least 6 months of validity.
- Valid e-mail address - So you can receive your e-Visa
- Payment Alternatives - It can be a credit or debit card, or even a PayPal account. This is important to pay iVisa's fee.
Depending on your situation, you may also be required to present 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
Although it may different from one person to another, the documents above may be requested by immigration officers, and it is highly recommended to have them at hand just in case. This will ensure that any unpleasant incidents like delays won't happen.
How long is this e-Visa valid for?
As we mentioned before, you can use it 90 days after today.
How much does it cost to apply for this Taiwanese e-Visa?
Although the processing times have different fees for your Taiwan e-Visa, the type of entry does not have any extra price. For that, iVisa provides you three options::
Standard processing – if you're not in a rush and you have a lot of time before planning your travel, then there is no point in selecting other options. This one will have your applicationready in 7 Business Days. As for the price, you will be charged USD 79.00.
Rush processing – this alternative will shorten the waiting period. Your Taiwan e-Visa will be in your e-mail inbox in only 5 Business Days, but it costs a bit more than the previous one. You will have to pay USD 99.00.
Super Rush processing – if you're in a rush and you need your visa as fast as possible, then this is the best alternative you have. iVisa will send you your Taiwan e-Visa in just 3 Business Days. However, as you may expect, this alternative is more expensive. It costs USD 129.00.
How much time do I need to apply?
If you're not skilled with application forms, don't worry. In just 20 minutes you'll be ready with this process.
How can I apply?
Saudi Arabians need to fill in an online application form as part of the requirements in acquiring a visa. This form is very easy to accomplish so you don’t have to worry about any tricky process. iVisa also prides itself of superb customer service representatives who are available 24/7 to help you in case you need help.
The form has three steps that you can complete with no pressure:
In the first step, you will need to fill in your basic information, which will only take some minutes. In this part of application, you also need to choose your preferred type of entry, that can be single or double. You also have to select the preferred processing time.
In the second step you have to review the information you have entered before so you can proceed with the payment. iVisa accepts credit/debit card and PayPal as well.
In the last step you might be required to submit additional documents, but it’s not always the case. The number of documents varies from person to person, depending on the situation. For example, Saudi Arabians traveling with kids will need additional documents if they're traveling without one of the parents.
As you can see, it is not that difficult to apply for this e-Visa with the online form. The document you receive is completely legal and trustful. When you feel ready to start your application, click here.
How many times can I enter Taiwan with my e-Visa if I'm from Saudi Arabia?
In case you apply for this e-Visa and you have a Saudi Arabian passport, you'll get a Single Entry, this means that you won't be able to enter more than once to Taiwan.
Do I have to apply for a Taiwan e-Visa if I'm just in the transit lounge?
No, you don't have to. There's no need to apply for an e-Visa as long as you stay in the international transit lounge. Keep in mind that if you decide to leave the airport, you'll need the e-Visa.
How do I need if my e-Visa is ready?
We will inform you about your e-Visa, including its approval, through an e-mail as soon as possible.
How does this e-Visa look like?
Is it safe to apply for my Taiwan visa with iVisa's services?
Yes, it's totally safe. We are a skilfull company that has been issuing official Electronic Visas for more than 6 years. Many people believe that all the information on the Internet can easily leak and put them into danger, but with our services, that's not the case. We always protect your information to avoid any danger, so don't worry about it.
If you still have doubts about iVisa's benefits, you can check these testimonials.
I'm still having doubts, where can I read more about Taiwanese visas?
If you want a faster and also a better resolution, you can click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. But if you prefer to read more about this document and other FAQs, then check this page. Start your journey with us now!