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Taiwan e-Visa Application

Taiwan e-Visa:

A Taiwan (Republic of China- ROC) eVisa is an official entry permit that you can get digitally without applying in person for a visa at a Taiwanese foreign mission. Remember that eVisas are issued for short-term stays such as Taiwan visitor visas, business visas, or tourist visas. The biggest advantage of an eVisa is that you can get it quickly at a low cost compared to a paper-based visa, but not everyone is eligible for an electronic permit.

https://visaguide.world/online/taiwan-e-visa/

Visa Guide

You can apply for a Taiwan eVisa by following the instructions listed below:
  1.  Clicking on the “Login” button, which can be found in the menu on the right side of the screen.
  2. If you haven’t registered yet, please register yourself first. After registering, proceed to log in to the panel.
  3. Once you are logged in, navigate to the menu on the left side of the panel.
  4. Select the “Visa Application Form” option from the menu.
  5. Fill out this form with the required information.
  6. Finally, submit the completed form.

Application:

When filling out the form, you will be asked to provide basic personal information, such as your passport number and date of birth. This is why we recommend that you bring your passport with you.

Payment:
At the end of the form, you will be asked to pay the e-Visa application fees.
You can use a credit or debit card or choose from the other secure online payment methods we offer.
 
Confirmation, processing and approval:
Immediately after submitting your application, a confirmation email will be sent to your inbox.
It will take up to 3 business days (72 hours) to process your request.
 
Once approved, your e-Visa will be sent in PDF format directly to your email address.
Print the received document and take it with you on the trip.

An electronic visa issued by Taiwan is valid for 30 days in three months. Therefore, you have 3 months from the issuance date to enter the country and use your visa.

You usually need to have only a valid passport when you submit your eVisa application for Taiwan; your passport has to be valid for at least six months when you apply.

However, depending on your purpose of travel and your nationality, a ROC mission overseas may ask you to submit additional documents- make sure you submit the required documents at the specified timeframe or your application will be rejected.

List of eligible countries

If you are a citizen of the following countries, you can apply for an eVisa to Taiwan:

  1. Bahrain
  2. Kosovo
  3. Qatar
  4. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  5. Kuwait
  6. Saudi Arabia
  7. Burkina Faso
  1. Mauritius
  2. Solomon Islands
  3. Colombia
  4. Montenegro
  5. Turkey
  6. Dominica
  1. Oman
  2. United Arab Emirates
  3. Ecuador
  4. Panama
  5. Kiribati
  6. Peru

Can I Apply for a Taiwan eVisa if My Country Is Not on the Eligible List?

If you satisfy the following requirements, you may still apply for a Taiwan eVisa:
Taiwan extends an invitation to take part in any international conference, sporting event, trade show, or other event that is planned and supported by the ROC (but not to Chinese nationals).

You are a member of a travel group covered by one of the following nations' "Project for Simplifying Visa Regulations for High-End Group Tourists from South East Asian Countries":

  1. India
  2. Indonesia
  1. Vietnam
  2. Myanmar
  1. Cambodia
  2. Laos

You are travelling to ROC to do business with the recommendation of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, and you are from one of the following countries:

  1. India
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Bangladesh
  1. Nepal
  2. Bhutan
  1. Pakistan
  2. Iran

Required documents for e-Visa

You usually need to have only a valid passport when you submit your eVisa application for Taiwan; your passport has to be valid for at least six months when you apply.

However, depending on your purpose of travel and your nationality, a ROC mission overseas may ask you to submit additional documents- make sure you submit the required documents at the specified timeframe or your application will be rejected.

How Much Does the Taiwan e-Visa Cost?

A Taiwan eVisa costs $57.68, but together with the processing fee of $1.60, the full payment is $59.28. However, if you are from the following countries, you do not have to pay an application fee for the eVisa:

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  2. Colombia
  3. Kiribati
  4. Kosovo
  1. Mauritius
  2. Montenegro
  3. Panama
  1. Peru
  2. Solomon Islands
  3. Turkey

Please keep in mind that the visa fee is non-refundable if your visa is rejected. Even if you do not use your visa after paying the application fee, the payment is still non-refundable.

FAQ about the Taiwan e-Visa

A Taiwan (Republic of China- ROC) eVisa is an official entry permit that you can get digitally without applying in person for a visa at a Taiwanese foreign mission. Remember that eVisas are issued for short-term stays such as Taiwan visitor visas, business visas, or tourist visas. The biggest advantage of an eVisa is that you can get it quickly at a low cost compared to a paper-based visa, but not everyone is eligible for an electronic permit.

 
 

The ROC recommends that you apply for your electronic visa at least 7 days before you plan on travelling to Taiwan.

An electronic visa issued by Taiwan is valid for 30 days in three months. Therefore, you have 3 months from the issuance date to enter the country and use your visa.

No, you cannot extend your Taiwan eVisa, this permit is issued for 30 days only and with a single entry- after your visa expires, if you want,  you can re-apply for another one.

No, you cannot submit a joint application with your family members. Every person who is accompanying you to Taiwan has to apply separately for their eVisa.

Yes, you can still apply for an eVisa to Taiwan if you are from the Philippines. However, this agreement is valid up toJul 31, 2021; since its first trial year, the ROC has extended this option, and it may choose to remove the eVisa category for Filipinos in the future.

 

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