Taiwan – Travel ban, visa suspension extended

Posted on February 17, 2022

The Taiwanese government announced that it will lengthen its entry restrictions and a moratorium of visa processing until at least February 28. From then on, authorities will modify them gradually. Due to the new travel ban, Non-Republic of China (ROC)… Read more »

Taiwan – Updated Quarantine Requirements for Travelers from India

Posted on May 13, 2021

Effective May 4, travelers arriving from India will be required to quarantine for 14 days, free of cost, at a designated government facility. This includes travelers who may have visited or transited through India anytime in the two weeks prior… Read more »

Taiwan – Ease of Travel Restrictions

Posted on March 10, 2021

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… Read more »

Taiwan – Entrance Policy Update

Posted on January 13, 2021

The restrictions on entry and quarantine for non-nationals will be restricted, and quarantine measures for incoming passengers will be strengthened from January 15, 2021. Taiwan CDC states that the restrictions on entry and quarantine of non-nationals are as follows: (1)… Read more »

Taiwan – COVID Testing Update

Posted on November 25, 2020

From December 1st, 2020 to February 28th, 2021, passengers entering or transiting through Taiwan airports, regardless of the nationality (Taiwan or foreign nations) or purpose of coming (study, work, diplomatic service, etc.), must provide the negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report issued… Read more »

Taiwan – Entry Update

Posted on July 1, 2020

Effective July 29, foreign nationals may apply to enter Taiwan for reasons other than tourism and social visits.  This includes internship, training, participation in international conferences and exhibition, international exchange, volunteer, missionary, working holiday, youth exchange, job-seeking.

Taiwan – Dependent Status Can Now Be Granted to Same-Sex Spouses

Posted on June 7, 2019

Qualifying same-sex spouses are now eligible to apply for an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC). The as-yet unpublished government policy, communicated verbally, follows the legalization of same-sex marriage in Taiwan on May 17, 2019. The policy applies to nationals of the… Read more »

Taiwan – Changes Implemented to Taiwan Act for Recruitment and Employment of Certain Professionals

Posted on March 2, 2018

  The Taiwan Act for Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals has recently undergone significant changes that took effect February 8th, 2018.  The changes relate to foreign special professions, foreign professions, and dependents. Foreign Special Professions: The criteria to define… Read more »

Taiwan – New Part-Time Work Permit for Foreign Spouses

Posted on August 28, 2017

Effective July 26, 2017, the Taiwan Workforce Development Agency has introduced a new work permit allowing foreign national spouses of foreign national employees to do part-time professional or technical work. Who Qualifies? The new work permit is available for foreign… Read more »

TAIWAN – Upcoming Relaxation of Visa Rules for Nationals of Southeast and South Asian Countries

Posted on August 28, 2017

Effective 1 June 2017, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will further relax visa rules for visitors from countries in South east and South Asia covered by the “New Southbound Policy”. What are the changes? The visa exemption trial program for… Read more »