Travel Restrictions Entering Taiwan from Sierra Leone

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Sierra Leone to Taiwan.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

RESTRICTED

Transit is restricted

Policies
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Changed
Cases Per Million
2.74
Decreased by0.99
at 1/16/2022
Vaccinated
79.00%
Increased by0.33%
at 1/14/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

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;
  • The spouse, or the underage child of a R.O.C. (Taiwan) national:
  • Students, professors, and researchers.
Start Date
5/17/2021
Changed
Restricted

Transit is restricted

Description

Travelers are not allowed to transit through Taiwan.

Start Date
5/17/2021
Changed

Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results before exiting Sierra Leone

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Description

Departing travelers must book a test on the government online portal. The test must be a COVID-19 PCR test taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure from Sierra Leone. A negative COVID-19 PCR test result should contain a QR code.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • Travelers staying for 5 days or less.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismBusiness
Description

All travelers, including those in transit, must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The result must be issued a maximum of 2 days before boarding their flight. The certificate should be in English or Chinese.

The 2-day period means 2 calendar days and is counted from the "specimen collection date”. Travelers who fail to comply will be fined NT$10,000 to NT$150,000.

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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 2 days Before Departure
Start Date
Changed
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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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismBusiness
Description

Any traveler presenting COVID-19 symptoms will be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival.

Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory 14-day quarantine for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are required to quarantine for 7 days on arrival at quarantine hotels or stay at group quarantine facilities, followed by a 7 day self-isolation period.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival at the airport, and a second test on day 6. A third test will be required at the end of the quarantine period. The second and third tests will be arranged by local authorities to be administered at a local hospital. Additionally, rapid self-administered antigen tests will also be required during the 7-day home quarantine, and travelers should voluntarily report their test result back via text message.

Please check the source for details and requirements of each quarantine program.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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Start Date
Changed

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.

Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Low Risk
COVID-19 transmission is low in Taiwan.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
2.74
Decreased by0.99
at 1/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.28%
Decreased by0.10%
at 1/12/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
79.00%
Increased by0.33%
at 1/14/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
18,846,087
Increased by79,441
at 1/14/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.48
Increased by0.00
at 1/14/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Taiwan is currently on COVID-19 Level 2 status. 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.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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

Bars

Closed
Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
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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