Covid Entry Check: Taiwan Travel Restrictions

This Taiwan dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
279,613
-11.72% (last 7 days)
TOTAL CASES
6,250,051
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

As travel returns to normalcy, please be advised that the travel restrictions on this page are no longer updated regularly. As always, we recommend checking the links provided, the country's official government website or other sources before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to the following travellers:
• Citizens and PRs
• Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs
• Other Residents (pass holders)
• Business Travellers

Others:
• Travellers with a "SPECIAL ENTRY PERMIT FOR COVID-19 OUTBREAK" visa with "DC", "ER", "FC", "FD", "FO", "FR", "FS", "OC", "OS", "TC" or "TS" stated on remarks;
• Travellers with a "SPECIAL ENTRY PERMIT FOR COVID-19 OUTBREAK" visa with "CC", "CF", "DC", "ER", "FC", "FD", "FO", "FR", "FS", "HC", "HS", "OC", "OS", "SC", "SF", "TC" or "TS" stated on remarks;
• Travellers with a "SPECIAL ENTRY PERMIT FOR COVID-19 OUTBREAK" visa with "X" stated on remarks issued after 21 October 2021;
• Travellers with a MOFA ID.

What to expect in Taiwan?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

There are no vaccine exemptions at this time.

📝 Forms

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane. You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.

Details:
Authorities announced that, effective from 14 July, Taiwanese nationals, Alien Resident Certificate holders and transit passengers will no longer need to provide a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test to be allowed entry into Taiwan. Other requirements, including upon arrival testing and quarantine, will remain in place.


For more information you may go to:
https://www.cdc.gov.tw/File/Get/bkwclrVuZY_x9P5kYTRVmA
https://hdhq.mohw.gov.tw/

🌡️ Testing requirements

There are no pre-arrival test requirements at this time.
On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid-19, the cost borne by the traveller

For more information you may go to:
https://www.boca.gov.tw/cp-220-5691-aa1c3-2.html
https://www.cdc.gov.tw/En/Bulletin/Detail/T0kixAYVcRWUdJ8vi5Nabg?typeid=158 and https://www.cdc.gov.tw/Category/MPage/XQ9r73gXAgEfJZV9zm6gaA

😷 Quarantine requirements

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 3 days. Quarantine served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller)

Details:
Authorities will shorten the mandatory COVID-19 quarantine period for all incoming travellers from seven to three days, effective 15 June. Inbound travellers will also conduct self-health management for four days after their quarantine period, among other measures. A PCR test is still required upon arrival (Day Zero), as well as an antigen test on the seventh day of quarantine (eighth day after arrival). An additional antigen test may be required for travellers with suspected COVID symptoms during quarantine.

For more information you may go to:
https://www.cdc.gov.tw/En/Category/ListContent/nbvOxj5T7SmkLuzFbc2Xfw?uaid=P2KzKEnVj29HSs7-XZ4KHQ

Other important information:
• Travellers arriving from a country other than Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Israel, Myanmar, Peru or United Kingdom must have a confirmed booking of quarantine facility or hotel.
• Travellers iwth a Taiwan passport or Alien Resident Certificate without a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 3 working days before departure from the first embarkation point must complete an "Entry Quarantine Affidavit" before departure available at https://www.cdc.gov.tw/File/Get/bkwclrVuZY_x9P5kYTRVmA
• "SPECIAL ENTRY PERMIT FOR COVID-19 OUTBREAK" visas with "FC", "FR" or "FS" stated on remarks which expired between 19 May 2021 and 23 August 2021 are considered valid until 30 November 2021.
• "SPECIAL ENTRY PERMIT FOR COVID-19 OUTBREAK" visas with "OC", "OS", "TC" or "TS" stated on remarks which expired between 19 May 2021 and 13 September 2021 are considered valid until 31 December 2021.
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