Starting from March 1, 2021, Taiwan will ease travel limitations

on Non-Republic of China (R.O.C) nationals:

1. Non-R.O.C. nationals may enter Taiwan if they meet the

following conditions:

a. Non-R.O.C. nationals (including foreign nationals, Hong Kong

& Macau residents, people from Mainland China) with a valid

Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) are permitted to enter Taiwan

b. Non-R.O.C. nationals without ARC: except for purposes of

tourism & social visits, travelers must apply for entry visa

& special entry permits at overseas TECO offices

c. Hong Kong & Macau residents, people from Mainland

China:

i. People from Mainland China: people from Mainland China may

enter Taiwan if they hold an ARC; for humanitarian reasons or

emergency situations (such as attending a funeral or visiting a

critically ill relative); when they are the spouse or the underage

child

of an R.O.C. national or Non-R.O.C. national with valid ARC ;

when they are students with approval from Ministry of Education;

when they are healthcare professionals with approval from Ministry

of Health & Welfare; or when they obtain permission under

special programs.

ii. Hong Kong & Macau residents: Hong Kong and Macao

residents may enter Taiwan if they hold an ARC; for humanitarian

reasons or emergency situations (such as attending a funeral or

visiting a critically ill relative); when they are the spouse or

the underage child of an R.O.C. national; to fulfill contractual

obligations; as part of internal transfers within multinational

enterprises; when they are students with approval from Ministry of

Education; when they are healthcare professionals with approval

from Ministry of Health & Welfare; or when they obtain

permission under special programs.

2. Taoyuan International Airport will resume its transit plans.

Foreign travelers can stopover for up to eight hours in Taiwan if

they are arriving and leaving with the same airline group, while

special passenger flow routes in the airport would be assigned and

monitored by airline staff members. Travelers are advised to check

with their airlines regarding transit in Taiwan plans.

3. Foreigners who wish to enter or transit in Taiwan are still

required to present a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test

result in English obtained within three days before their flight.

In addition, arriving travelers must provide proof of the place of

quarantine.


Please note that this is general information only and not

intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to

contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions

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