VISA INFORMATION

Visa-Exempt Entry
The following countries are eligible for visa-exempt entry for 90 days:

  • Andorra, Australia (Effective from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016) , Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,  Canada, Chile (diplomatic, official/service passports excluded), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., U.S.A. and Vatican City State.

The following countries are eligible for visa-exempt entry for 30 days:

  • Brunei (diplomatic, official/service passports excludedEffective from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017),  Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand (diplomatic, official/service passports excludedEffective from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017).

Click here for more visa-exempt information

Visa for Mainland China Passport Holders

For participants holding Mainland China passports, it is suggested that you contact the visa application office at least 3 months prior to the congress.

Download: Required Document of Visa for Mailand China (open-door policy for the free and independent Chinese tourists)

Or visit the following websites:

Visitor Visa for Attending Conference

Participants who aren’t eligible for visa-exempt entry must apply for visitor visa in advance. Applicants can file their applications with the necessary documents and visa fee at local Taiwan Embassies or missions. 

For details of the visitor visa application, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ (BOCA) website.

Note: According to the Int’l Health Regulations (IHR), the applicant should have received OPV vaccination (within a year) or injection of IPV proof before applying visa to Taiwan.