• Tourist visa to Taiwan

    A tourist visa to Taiwan is granted for the purpose of tourism and leisure or visiting relatives in Taiwan. It is applicable for the 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.

    Apply for a business visa to Taiwan.

    Required documents for a tourist visa tyo 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).
    • A supporting letter from the applicant’s employer.
    • Proof of sufficient funds ( bank account statement/passbook or letter from the current employer).
    • Completed and signed Authorisation letter.
    • Completed and signed Global Singapore visa order form.

    Additional documents:

      • For tourism, a proof of purchase of tour package and the tour itineraryOR
      • For visiting relatives, a proof of relationship between an applicant and a relative in Taiwan (birth certificate or Taiwan resident household certificate) and photocopy of the relative’s passport, a resident status in Taiwan (identity card, Alien Resident Certificate (ARC)), and an invitation letter from a relative.
      • 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 and more.
      • For Myanmar passport holders (only WP or S-Pass holders), a letter of guarantee from the person in Taiwan.
      • For domestic helpers, a letter of guarantee from the employer.

    • 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 tourist 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.