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Key Points

  • Select individuals, including select spouses and minor children, may be allowed to apply for a special entry permit to Taiwan despite current entry suspensions due to COVID-19


The authorities of Taiwan will allow select individuals to apply for a special entry permit, including dependent visas. These individuals include:

  • Overseas students
  • Indonesian migrant workers
  • Spouses and minor children of Taiwanese nationals
  • Spouses and minor children of Resident Certificate holders (excluding migrant workers and students)
  • Persons admitted under particular humanitarian grounds or diplomatic reasons

What are the Changes?

The authorities of Taiwan will allow specific individuals to apply for special entry permits to enter Taiwan. Currently, most foreign nationals are prevented from entering Taiwan due to the ongoing global pandemic.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the authority of Taiwan’s website for additional information and updates.

Source: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)

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