• Business visa to Taiwan

    A business visa to Taiwan is issued for those who are invited to Taiwan for business matters. It is applicable for intended stay of more than 30 days but less than 6 months.

    • Please note, nationals of People’s Republic of China and Sri Lanka must submit their application to the consulate in person.

    COVID-19 Update

    Taiwan allows applying for a business visa for persons holding special approval to enter for reasons other than tourism or regular social visits, persons with permission to enter for approved medical care, or persons holding approval to enter for study (and their companions). All persons granted entry into Taiwan must self-isolate for 14 days. Persons travelling to Taiwan for short-term business purposes may be eligible for shortened self-isolation requirements. In order to apply, travellers must submit documents prepared by the host company in Taiwan comprising a detailed travel itinerary and COVID-19 prevention plans. Exemptions to quarantine requirements will be made on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of relevant authorities in Taiwan.

    From December 1, 2020, all persons must present a certificate showing a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using an RT-PCR test. In all cases of exemption, travellers must sign an affidavit attesting to their purpose and produce supporting documentation. Such persons may be asked to undergo COVID-19 testing at their own expense upon arrival in Taiwan. All persons arriving in Taiwan are required to submit a health declaration via the mobile website of the “Quarantine System of Entry” prior to boarding flights bound for Taiwan.

    Required documents for a business visa to Taiwan:

    Main documents:

    • General visa application form. All visa applications must be applied using an online visa form only. Should you need help, please refer to the application help guide.
    • 2 recent passport-size colour photographs on a white background – can be arranged in our office.
    • Original passport with at least 6 months’ validity beyond the validity of the visa and with 2 empty pages for stamping the visa.
    • Copy of a passport biopage.
    • Copy of a Residence permit for EP, PR, DP and S-Pass holders or a copy of a landing card for short-term visitors (less than 90 days) to Singapore or Re-entry Permit for PR holders. For a new employment pass with a QR code instead of an expiry date, you must provide a printout of the validity and expiry status which can be obtained with a free SGWorkPass app (available on App Store and Google Play).
    • Original supporting letter from a current employer showing the purpose, duration and other details of the trip, plus a record of a company’s business registration (produced within last month).
    • Invitation letter from the Taiwanese business counterpart; a copy of the Taiwan’s Company’s business registration (produced within last month).
    • Completed and signed Authorisation letter.
    • Completed and signed Global Singapore visa order form.

    Additional documents:

    • For applicants who are former nationals of the Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC), documents that can prove that you have left PRC for a duration of 4 years or more.
    • The applicant might be required to present additional documents and information if necessary.

    • Should you require to print any of the required documents in our office, please note that an additional charge will be applied.

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      • All fees and charges are subject to prevailing GST.

      Processing time for a business visa to Taiwan:

      • Visa processing time for normal service is 2 working days after the lodgement of the documents to the Consulate.
      • Visa processing time for urgent service is 1 working day after the lodgement of the documents to the Consulate.

      For special cases and when concurrence is required from the ROC’s (Taiwan’s) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the processing time will depend on the time taken by the MOFA to complete verification and approval.

      Delivery of your passport:

      Do not have time to collect your passport? Let us save your time and money and deliver it to you for as low as SGD 10.00. Please, enquire at the time of submission or over the phone.