The eligibility criteria for online visa applications by nationals from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam will be eased starting June 1, 2017. People who have been issued with an ROC visa (visas with remarks “FL” , “T”, “X” or “N” are excluded) or Alien Resident Certificate (purpose of residence can’t be “Foreign Labor”) over the last 10 years, and who have no record of violating ROC law, may apply for a multiple entry visa using the Online Application for ROC (Taiwan) Travel Authorization Certificate (https://niaspeedy.immigration.gov.tw/nia_southeast) run by the National Immigration Agency.
In addition, the visa exemption trial program for Philippine nationals has been postponed in order to complete relevant administrative procedures and inter-agency coordination, and the exact commencement date will be announced in September 2017.
Online Arrival Card
In response to reducing carbon footprint and simplifying the immigration inspection procedure for foreigners, the National Immigration Agency is launching a new website for passengers to complete their immigration arrival cards.
Starting from 1 July 2015, passengers arriving in Taiwan at any airport/port can complete online immigration arrival cards at National Immigration Website.
入國登記表 ARRIVAL CARD
Regarding the international spread of poliovirus constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), the visitors from Afghanistan and Pakistan are requested to provide Yellow Book which is issued by hospital or medical institution to prove had been received a dose of oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) or inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) within 12 months prior before applying the visa.