Overseas mission of the Republic of China
Foreign nationals may obtain tourist visas if
they hold foreign passports or travel documents valid for more than
six months in the Republic of China for purposes of sightseeing,
business, family visits, study or training, medical treatment, or
other legitimate activities.Visa requirements included one completed
application form, incoming and outgoing travel tickets, one photo,
documents verifying the purpose of the visits,and other relevant
documents. The Visitor Visa Application Form can be downloaded from
the website of
the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The completed form should be submitted to
an overseas mission of the Republic of China
for visa issuance.
Custom hints for Passenger please check
directorate General of Customs' website at :
currencies : value over US$10,000 should be declared.
: under NT$60,000. A traveler should
apply for permission to the Central Bank for amounts over such value.
There is no restriction on the amount of gold that a traveler can
bring out of Taiwan; however, a traveler should declare to the customs
office. When carrying out gold valued over US$20,000 out of Taiwan, a
traveler should apply for an export permit to the Board of Foreign
Trade, MOEA and apply for customs clearance to the customs office.
NB : A traveler should register at the customs office counter
when bringing out of Taiwan gold, foreign currencies or New Taiwan
currency in excess of the said amount. ( Tel: 03-3982308, 03-3983222