International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Taiwan From Åland Islands is Restricted

Description

Most international travelers are not allowed to enter Taiwan. Travelers can apply for a special entry permit at the Taipei Representative Office (TRO) in the country from which they plan to travel but travel for tourism and regular social visits will not be allowed.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Residents of Taiwan;
  • Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) holders;
  • Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) holders;
  • For diplomatic or official business;
  • To fulfill contractual obligations;
  • For special humanitarian reasons;
  • When they are the spouse or the underage child of a R.O.C. national:
  • Students, professors, and researchers.
Start Date
5/18/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory accommodation booking

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Description

Travelers must also provide proof of the place of quarantine to enter Taiwan. The place shall be a quarantine hotel, or government quarantine facility.

Those who choose to quarantine at home shall fill an online affidavit form to declare they have met the requirement of one person per residence.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

All travelers are required to fill out a health declaration form 48 hours before their arrival in Taiwan. This form can be completed in writing or online.

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In Transit

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The result must be issued a maximum of 3 days before boarding their flight. The certificate should be in English or Chinese.

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Travelers may be exempt from the requirement if:

  • Traveling for emergency reasons;
  • Traveling from a country where testing is not available; Special permission from Taiwan government agencies is required.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Departure
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 14-day quarantine

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Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries who do not have a travel history in selected countries during the 14 days prior to their arrival must quarantine for 14 days on arrival at quarantine hotels or stay at group quarantine facilities, at their own expense.

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Local authorities monitor those self-isolating, and there are legal penalties for anyone breaching the conditions. Travelers aged 12 years and older, may be asked to install a local SIM card (card can be bought in the airport after arriving) and a personal phone (1 phone per person) for declaration.

A further home-based COVID-19 rapid test will be required to be taken between the 10th and 12th day of their quarantine. A positive test will mean hospitalization.

Travelers will be required to undergo COVID-19 PCR testing one day prior to the end of home isolation or home quarantine period.

Relevant Travel History
This policy applies if you have traveled to the following countries
Bangladesh, Brazil, United Kingdom and 3 more countries
Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places and public transportation.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Low Risk
COVID-19 transmission is low in Taiwan.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
0.26
Increased by-0.01
at 10/17/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.00%
Increased by0.00%
at 10/14/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
61.29%
Increased by61.29%
at 10/17/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
14,620,207
Increased by14,620,207
at 10/17/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.91
Increased by-0.03
at 10/15/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Taiwan is currently on COVID-19 Level 2 status and a nationwide limit on social gatherings to a maximum of 80 people indoors and 300 people outdoors is in place. In areas with community transmission, residents are restricted to a set perimeter and are subject to COVID-19 testing. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the area you are visiting. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
10/18/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with adapted safety measures in place. Customers are required to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Closed
Severity
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Customers are required to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes.

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