International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Taiwan From Heard & McDonald 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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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
0.28
Increased by-0.05
at 9/15/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.00%
Increased by0.00%
at 9/13/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
48.14%
Increased by3.49%
at 9/15/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
11,483,332
Increased by831,091
at 9/15/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.97
Increased by0.00
at 9/13/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

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. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
9/16/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required outdoors and on public transport.

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
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with adapted safety measures in place. Customers may be required to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes.

Bars

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

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
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.

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