Foreign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other
legal travel documents and who intend to stay in Taiwan
for no more than six months for the purposes of transit;
tour; visit relatives; undertake visits; undertake
inspection tours; attend international conferences;
conduct business; pursue short-term study; undertake
short-term employment; undertake short-term missionary
work; and engage in other activities in Taiwan as
approved by MOFA.
A passport valid for at least six months upon entry;
Please print out the application form and enclose
with other documents.
Attention: this web-based application
generates your application form and an applicant
number. This number is most important and will be
shown in the last page. Please configure your
web-browser (e.g. IE, Firefox etc.) to allow pop-up
Please use the "Print Application Form" bottun in
the last page where the applicant number is shown.
Do not use standard print function of your
Two photos taken within the past six months;
An outbound airline ticket or verifiable proof of
purchase of steamship ticket ;
Documents verifying the purpose of visit; and
Other relevant documents.
Attention: Entertainer and employee who is
sent to Taiwan for Technical support or to fulfill
Contract works, should apply for performance or work
permit. Please refer to Detailed
Information on Visitor Visas
For foreign nationals from the countries with which
the ROC has entered into reciprocal visa agreements, the
validity of their Visitor Visas shall be decided in
accordance with these agreements.
For other foreign nationals, a Visitor Visa is generally
valid from three months up to one year.
Visitor Visa holders who are permitted to stay in Taiwan
for sixty or ninety days and whose visas bear no such
remark as "no extension will be granted" may apply at
local service centers of the National Immigration Agency
for a maximum of 120 or 90 days of extensions.
Please note ICSET Conferences and the organizing
committee of the conference are not authorized to assist
with the VISA process beyond providing the Notification
of Invitation Letter issued by ICSET Conferences and
conference Committee Board. Should your application be
denied, ICSET Conferences and the organizing committee
of the conference cannot change the decision of the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICSET Conferences
and the organizing committee of the conference engage in
discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the
Embassy on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee
cannot be refunded when the VISA application of
individual being denied.