Nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program:
Republic of Korea
Dominican Republic *
St. Kitts and Nevis *
Saint Lucia *
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
United States of America
Vatican City State
Marshall Islands *
* The passport holders of these countries can be conditionally exempt from obtaining a visa, for details please visit Visa-Exempt Entry.
** Nationals of India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos who also hold a valid visa or permanent resident certificate issued by Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, any of the EU and Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, or the United States, or who have been issued an entry visa or resident card issued by the ROC at any point in the past 10 years and have no record of immigration irregularities or law violations in Taiwan are eligible for the visa exemption program. Those who meet the above qualification should apply via the “Online application for ROC Travel Authorization Certificate”. After completion, the printed-out Certificate can be used by the foreign visitor for airplane boarding and during immigration inspection. During the immigration inspection, foreign visitors who cannot show a valid visa or permanent resident certificate issued by one of the aforementioned countries will not be admitted into Taiwan. For details of required conditions and the duration of stay, please refer to National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior.