En De
Total doses
given
60M
People fully
vaccinated
20M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.69%
Masks
Mask is required in public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test with the specimen collection taken within 2 calendar days prior to departure is required for non-nationals (ARC holders and transit passengers are also exempt)
Quarantine
3 days required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
A ‘Quarantine System for Entry’ form must be completed within 48 hours prior to travel
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Crossing Rules:

30.05.2022

Entry restrictions

  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Taiwan.
  • This does not apply to the following passengers:
    • Nationals of Taiwan;
    • Alien residents of Taiwan, provided they are holding a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) or Employment Golden Card (including a Certificate of Issuance overseas) issued by Taiwan, or a diplomatic or official certificate;
    • Students travelling to Taiwan for study, provided they will be reviewed and accepted on a case-by-case basis;
    • Passengers travelling for diplomatic or official reasons. This includes passengers holding a "DC", "FO", or "FD" type visa issued by Taiwan;
    • Passengers travelling for emergency or humanitarian reasons, provided they are holding an "ER" type visa or they have obtained entry permission issued by Taiwan;
    • Spouses and minor children (aged 17 years or younger) of Taiwanese nationals, provided they are holding a dependent visa or a visitor visa. These passengers with a dependent visa that expired between 18th May 2021 and 13th September 2021 will be granted an automatic visa extension until 31st December 2021;
    • Seamen travelling to Taiwan for boarding a vessel, provided holding an "X" type visa stating "Special Entry Permit for Covid-19 Outbreak; or
    • Passengers travelling to Taiwan for business activities including business visits, investment, fulfilment of contractual obligations, and employment, provided they have obtained a special entry permit issued by Taiwan.

  • Transfer/Transit in Taiwan is currently suspended.
  • Resident visas issued by Taiwan will not be accepted for entry. Migrant workers travelling on a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) are permitted to enter Taiwan provided holding a re-entry permit issued by Taiwan. 
  • Passengers will be refused boarding if they do not hold proof of accommodation arrangement for the quarantine.
  • Further information can also be found here.

Form requirements

  • All passengers must complete the Quarantine System for Entry form within 48 hours prior to travel. This is only possible if passengers have a Taiwanese SIM-card. Passengers who are not in possession of this card can purchase a card on arrival. 
    • Passengers who are not in possession of a Taiwanese SIM-card can purchase a card upon arrival.
    • Passengers who are not able to complete the "Quarantine System for Entry" form online must submit a "Quarantine Residence Affidavit" instead.

Test requirements

  • All passengers (regardless of travel purpose, including travelling for studies, work, diplomatic and official purposes, or others; crew members not included) must hold a negative Covid-19 test result certificate with the specimen collection taken within 2 calendar days prior to departure, or they will be fined between NT$10,000 and NT$150,000 (TWD) and may face liability.
  • The negative test result must be stated as 'negative' or 'undetectable​', and must be obtained through a nucleic acid test (including PCR, Real-Time PCR, RT-PCR, RT-qPCR (Quantitative Reverse Transcription PCR), NAA (Nucleic acid Amplification), NAAT (Nucleic Acid Amplification Test), NAT (Nucleic Acid Test), LAMP (Loop/Mediated Isothermal Amplification) and Molecular Diagnostics. The 2 days are counted from the specimen collection date and includes public holidays and weekends in the country/region the certificate was issued, but does not include the day of boarding. Please note that Immunoserologic testing which detects the antigens or antibodies (such as Ag, IgG and IgM) is not accepted.
  • The certificate must be written English or Chinese; or exceptionally in French or Spanish provided it is the official language of the passenger's departure location. It must be issued by a medical institution deemed qualified by the local government in the passenger's departure location, and must clearly include the name on the passport of the traveller, the date of birth or passport number of the traveller, the specimen collection date and test report date, the virus name, testing method, and the result.
  • Passengers who have tested positive for Covid-19 within 10 to 90 days prior to travelling must hold a certificate of confirmed diagnosis of Covid-19 and a PCR test result with the specimen collection taken within 2 calendar days prior to departure that shows either a negative result or a CT value ≧ 30 for SARS-CoV-2.
  • This does not apply to nationals of Taiwan, foreign nationals holding Alien Residence Certificates (ARC) issued by Taiwan, or passengers travelling from Hong Kong, Macao, or China who hold an ARC; provided they are not transiting in Taiwan, they are holding an affidavit, and holding proof they are travelling under one of the following circumstances. These passengers must be entering Taiwan and will also be tested on arrival at their own expense:
    • Passengers travelling for emergency reasons, such as the illness or funeral of a first or second degree relative;
    • Passengers seeking emergency medical treatment;
    • Children aged between 0 to 6 years;
    • Passengers arriving from countries where self-paid Covid-19 tests are unavailable;
    • Passengers travelling with approval from the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) in Taiwan;
    • Passengers holding proof they have departed from Taiwan and returned within 3 days, such as the exit record on the inside page of the passport or the ticket stub of an exit ticket from Taiwan; or
    • Passengers who hold an overdue test result due to flight cancellations, provided that they hold the original ticket information of the scheduled flight and the original test report.
  •  Passengers arriving from Vietnam must also hold a negative rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours prior to departure.
  • Valid from 30th May 2022: Passengers travelling from China to Taiwan, or passengers travelling from Taiwan to China, must hold 2 negative PCR test results issued within 48 hours prior to departure.
  • Valid from 30th May 2022: Passengers departing from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) or Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) must meet one of the following conditions:
    • They hold one negative PCR test result tested within 48 hours before departure and one negative PCR test result tested within 24 hours before departure; or
    • They hold 2 negative PCR test results tested within 48 hours prior to departure and a negative antigen test result tested within 24 hours before departure.

Quarantine and testing on arrival

  • Passengers travelling to Taiwan on long-haul flights (flights departing from the Americas (except Canada and the United States), Europe, and the Middle East) or flights departing from Cambodia, India, Korea (South), the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore will be subject to a government-funded rapid RT-PCR test upon arrival. Passengers travelling from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States will be subject to a saliva test upon arrival. Passengers who test positive will be transported to a designated hospital by ambulance on the airside of the airport after completing document inspection.

  • Passengers who have been symptomatic in the past 14 days or are symptomatic on arrival will be tested on arrival and remain in a quarantine facility while awaiting their result. If a negative result is received, they will be retested after 24 hours, and if they receive a second negative result they may be allowed to finish their quarantine in a hotel.
  • Passengers must hold proof they have accommodation for a mandatory quarantine for 7 days on arrival. Passengers must quarantine in a quarantine hotel at their own expense, or at their residence (the principle of one person per residence should be observed), for 7 days on arrival. Family members/household members who arrive on the same day may choose to quarantine together in the same residence.
  • These passengers will also be subject to a PCR test upon checking in at the quarantine facility/their residence and a rapid test at the end of quarantine. Children aged younger than 2 years who quarantine at home will be subject to a PCR test at the end of the quarantine period. After submitting the last negative test result, they will complete 7 days of self-health management and must take a rapid home test between 6th and 7th day of this self-health management period.
  • Passengers who have been symptomatic in the past 14 days or are symptomatic on arrival will be tested on arrival and remain in a quarantine facility while awaiting their result. If a negative result is received, they will be retested after 24 hours, and if they receive a second negative result they may be allowed to finish their quarantine in a hotel/at their residence.
Quarantine requirements for business travellers and crew members
  • Passengers travelling for business purposes may apply for a shortened quarantine period provided they meet all of the following requirements:
    • Passengers have not been outside of the following countries in the past 14 days: Australia, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Hong Kong, Israel, Macau, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, or Singapore;
    • Passengers are travelling to Taiwan from Australia, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Hong Kong, Israel, Macau, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, or Singapore;
    • Passengers will stay in Taiwan for less than 3 months; or
    • Passengers are holding supporting documents for their business activities provided by companies that are legally established in Taiwan.
  • Crew members of Taiwanese Airlines travelling to Taiwan from countries other than Australia, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Hong Kong, Macau, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Singapore, or Vietnam must follow these quarantine rules:
  • Long-haul flights (crew members who have entered countries under Level 3 travel notice):
    • Crew members who have received a Covid-19 booster vaccine and at least 14 days have passed must observe a 3 day home quarantine, 4 day self-health management and a PCR test on day 0 and a rapid or PCR test every day from day 4 to 7;
    • Crew members who have not received a Covid-19 booster vaccine or have received a booster vaccine within the past 14 days must observe a 5 day home quarantine, a 9 day self-health management and PCR tests on day 5, 9, and 14.
  • Short-haul flights (crew members who have not entered another area/country and have returned to Taiwan the same day):
    • Crew members who have received a Covid-19 booster vaccine and at least 14 days have passed must observe a 5 day self-health monitoring and a rapid or PCR test every 5 days; or
    • Crew members who have not received a Covid-19 booster vaccine or have received a booster vaccine within the past 14 days must observe a 7 day self-health management and PCR testing every 7 days.