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Visa Requirement

A. Requirement for Visitor/Residence Visa

 

1. Both old/new passports original.
2. Passport should be valid for at least another six months from the intended date of entry into Taiwan.
3. Two white-background color photos@3.5cm*4.5cm taken within the last six months;
4. Duly filled application form (applicants must sign on the forms themselves)(Online)
5. A cover letter mentioning purpose of visit, designation of the visitor, and the intended duration of stay;
6. A letter of acceptance from respective institute/research center in Taiwan;
7. A proof of sponsorship/self-finances (minimum USD 300 per month);

* Additional supporting documents/interview might be required on a case-by-case basis.

※ In case of any changes to this information, check the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs website:(http://www.boca.gov.tw/).

 

B. Fees

 
The fee for resident visas (Single entry) NT$2,200 (US$66), (Multiple entry) NT$3,000.

Related processing fees:NT$3,600 (US$100, only apply to U.S. citizens).

Citizens from countries which have treaties, agreements or principles of reciprocity with the ROC are exempt from visa fees.

※ In case of any changes to this information, check the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs website:(http://www.boca.gov.tw/

 

C. Document Authentication Service

 
If you have documents originating or executed in a foreign country which require legalization (authentication) for use in Taiwan, you should submit your application to the ROC Embassy, Consulate or Representative   Office stationed in the relevant country. For further information, please contact the relevant offices (see ROC Embassy, Consulate, and Representative Office ).

If the document is from a country where no Taiwan’s overseas mission is stationed, please contact the nearest ROC Embassy, Consulate or Representative Office for necessary information.