COVID-19 Announcement

10/18

From 7/27 to 11/1, R.O.C. (Taiwan) Overseas Missions will halt the processing of visa applications (including the Passport Inspection Stage of the Gold Cards).

If you have just applied or your application is currently under review, your application will continue to proceed until it gets to the Passport Inspection Stage. If you have applied for the Gold Card while on an ARC, you will not be affected by this change.

Please refer to BOCA’s News & Events

CDC’s Press Releases

6/28

Group quarantine facilities available for self-paid stay. Individuals arriving in Taiwan must take a quarantine vehicle from the airport to their quarantine facility.

Starting June 27, individuals arriving in Taiwan from countries other than the seven high-risk COVID-19 variant countries (Brazil, India, UK, Peru, Israel, Indonesia, and Bangladesh), including those who have visited these countries in the past 14 days and those who have transferred through these countries, will be allowed to stay in group quarantine facilities at their own expense. Individuals can book a group quarantine facility beginning at 20:00 on June 26.

The cost for the facilities is NT$ 2,000 per night per person, while children under the age of 12 can stay in the same room with one of their parents free of charge. Please note, that the CECC will assign the location of the group quarantine facility where the individual will stay.

Members of the public who wish to quarantine at a group quarantine facility can make a reservation on the Quarantine System for Entry: https://hdhq.mohw.gov.tw/Default1?openExternalBrowser=1. Reservations should be made and paid for on the Quarantine System for Entry 48 hours prior to the individuals scheduled flight arrival time to have a Reservation Code that should be provided for entry.

Individuals arriving in Taiwan from one of the seven high-risk countries (Brazil, India, UK, Peru, Israel, Indonesia, and Bangladesh), are required to take quarantine vehicles arranged by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications from the airport to their group quarantine facility. Individuals arriving in Taiwan from countries other than the seven high-risk countries should take a quarantine vehicle (self-paid) or drive themselves to the quarantine hotel or group quarantine facility where they plan to stay. Friends and relatives of the individual should refrain from meeting them at the airport or driving them to their quarantine facility to reduce virus transmission.

For more information, please refer to the CECC’s press releases .

6/15

R.O.C. (Taiwan) overseas missions will halt the processing of all visa applications during Taiwan’s nationwide Level 3 epidemic alert.

All R.O.C. (Taiwan) overseas missions are halting the processing of all visa applications during the nationwide Level 3 epidemic alert (including the Passport Inspection Stage of the Gold Card). Entry has also been suspended for persons holding a valid Visitor Visa or Resident Visa. Foreign nationals requiring entry to Taiwan for emergencies or on humanitarian grounds, such as attending a funeral or visiting a critically ill family member, must receive special permission from the CECC before applying for a special entry permit visa from an R.O.C. (Taiwan) mission.

If you have just applied or your application is currently under review, your application will continue to proceed until it gets to the Passport Inspection Stage. If you have applied for the Gold Card while on an ARC, you will not be affected by this change.

The announcement of Bureau of Consular Affairs please refer HERE .

5/31

In accordance with the CECC’s regulations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will halt the processing of all visa applications (including the passport inspection stage of the Gold Card).

The announcement of Bureau of Consular Affairs please refer HERE .

Gold Card holders (including those with the Resident Authorization Certificate) can still enter Taiwan. Entry will be suspended for individuals holding Visitor Visa’s or Resident Visa’s. Foreign nationals who must enter Taiwan for emergency situations (i.e. attending a funeral or visiting a critically ill family member) must receive special permission from the CECC before applying for a special entry permit visa from the Taiwan Overseas Office in their home country. Please note that the suspension of entry into Taiwan will begin from May 19 and last until June 18.

Please refer Restrictions of Entering Taiwan for more information.

If you have just applied or your application is currently under review, your application will continue to proceed until it gets to the Passport Inspection Stage. If you have applied for the Gold Card while on an ARC, you will not be affected by this change.