》Visas

Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) of the ROC Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched 3-D secure authentication and added reminder messages in eVisa application system on July 3, 2017.

In order to enhance the security features of online payment, BOCA has implemented 3-D secure authentication in eVisa application system. In addition, BOCA has put reminder messages in the same system to request applicants to check their filling-in information to reduce the cases of incorrect applications, which may cause applicants holding an eVisa that is not fully identical with their passport information to be denied to enter the ROC. (Read More)

New Southbound Policy。

Easing of visa rules for New Southbound Policy countries takes effect

New visa regulations for passport holders from South and Southeast Asian countries took effect June 1 as part of efforts to expand multifaceted exchanges with the regions under the government’s New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. (Read More)

New Southbound Policy。

Mutual Visa Requirements between R.O.C. (Taiwan) and 18 Countries of New Southbound Policy

ROC government expands Travel Authorization Certificate eligibility for nationals of New Southbound Policy target countries

As part of the second wave of visa rule relaxation for nationals of New Southbound Policy target countries, the ROC government is introducing new measures on June 1. (Read More)

ROC government eases visa rules for nationals of Bhutan and Sri Lanka

As part of the second wave of visa rule easing for nationals of New Southbound Policy target countries, the ROC government is introducing new measures on June 1 for nationals of Bhutan and Sri Lanka to boost tourism and business exchanges with these countries. (Read More)

ROC government extends eVisa scheme to businesspeople from Iran and six South Asian nations

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has extended its eVisa scheme as of June 1 to include businesspeople from Iran and the six South Asian nations of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. (Read More)

Trial of visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals will be announced in September

As part of the implementation of the New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened a cross-government meeting of agencies in April to discuss the second round of visa-relaxation measures for New Southbound Policy target countries, including trial of visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals. In order to complete relevant administrative procedures and inter-agency coordination, the implementation of visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals will be postponed and the exact (Read More)

Trial of visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals will be announced in September

As part of the implementation of the New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened a cross-government meeting of agencies in April to discuss the second round of visa-relaxation measures for New Southbound Policy target countries, including trial of visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals. In order to complete relevant administrative procedures and inter-agency coordination, the implementation of visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals will be postponed and the exact (Read More)

New Southbound Policy。

Director General Charles Li holds the mobile consular meetings in Colombo to explain convenient visa applications for Sri Lankan businessmen

Director General Charles Li held two mobile consular meetings in Colombo to explain convenient visa applications for Sri Lankan businessmen to Taiwan from 1st June on 26th April 2017. (Read More)

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Director General Charles Li calls on Head of Chennai Foreigners Regional Registration Office to discuss visa extension

Director General Charles Li calls on Head of Chennai Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) Mr. Xavier Dhanaraj to discuss visa extension for Taiwanese businessmen and crime prevention cooperation on 24th April 2017. (Read More)

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