- Taiwan updated its regulations for foreign nationals and nationals of Hong Kong and Macau based on the traveler’s immigration status
The authorities of Taiwan introduced new entry regulations for foreign nationals and Taiwanese residents of Hong Kong and Macau on July 20, 2023. Under these regulations, the following conditions apply:
Nationals from countries and territories other than Hong Kong and Macau:
- Resident Certificate (ARC) Holders are permitted to enter Taiwan for all entry purposes. Foreign national workers must hold proof of a valid re-entry permit
- Non-ARC holders can enter Taiwan if they fall under a visa-exemption entry scheme
Residents of Hong Kong and Macau:
- Resident Certificate (ARC) Holders are permitted to enter Taiwan for all entry purposes
- Non-ARC holders must hold valid entry/exit permits or a temporary entry permit
For additional information on these conditions, check here.
What are the Changes?
The Taiwanese authorities introduced updated entry measures on July 20, 2023. These measures vary depending on the foreign national’s status and country of residence.
Continue to check the Taiwanese authorities’ website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: National Immigration Agency Ministry of the Interior