IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to Taiwan. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of Taiwan
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of Taiwan directly.
Original, signed China passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport-type photographs: 2
Proof of Status. Copy of Green Card or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, DS-2019, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.)
Itinerary. A confirmed or reservation of the flight itinerary under the traveller's name. Must show flights entering and exiting Taiwan.
Bank statement. Copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds (at least $3000). The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of hotel reservations (Applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Taiwan ie. copy of their Taiwan passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Taiwan, copies of their Taiwan residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Taiwan, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation. The letter must be written and signed personally by the visa applicant or their legal guardian. A tour company cannot provide the letter on the visa applicant's behalf.
Previous visa. If applying for a multiple entry visa, please provide a copy of a previous Taiwan visa and a copy of the information pages of the passport containing the visa. The embassy will not grant a multiple entry visa to a first-time visitor.
Embassy of Taiwan in the United States of America offers visa processing of 2-5 business days.