Travel

Transportation

To Taiwan
Taiwan is easily accessible from all over the world. Most international flights arrive at Taoyuan International Airport (approx. 40 km from Taipei).

To Taipei
There are direct coaches between Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei. For futher information please see here. For information on buses and taxis from the aiport please see here.

Visa Information
Foreign nationals may obtain tourist visas if they hold foreign passports or travel documents valid for more than six months in the Republic of China for purposes of sightseeing, business, family visits, study or training, medical treatment, or other legitimate activities.Visa requirements included one completed application form, incoming and outgoing travel tickets, one photo, documents verifying the purpose of the visits, and other relevant documents. The Visitor Visa Application Form can be downloaded from the website of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The completed form should be submitted to an overseas mission of the Republic of China for visa issuance.
‧Ministry of Foreign Affairs
‧Overseas mission of the Republic of China
‧Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
30-day visa-free privileges are afforded to citizens of 31 countries and 30-day landing visas are afforded to citizens of 3 countries. For any further information, please visit the website of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

For any further questions about visa application, please contact:
E-mail:post@boca.gov.tw
Tel: +886-2-2343-2891 or +886-3-398-2629.

Countries eligible for Visa-exempt entry:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, *Ireland, Italy, *Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands , *New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia ,Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, *U.K. , U.S.A. and Vatican City State.

Passport holders of India, Thailand, Philippines, Viet Nam, Indonesia, who also possess a valid visa or permanent residence certificate issued by U.S.A., Canada, Japan, U.K., Schengen Convention countries, Australia or New Zealand. Travelers meeting the above qualifications and having never been employed in Taiwan as blue-collar workers, have to first register information concerning their documents and personal data into the “Advance Online Registration System for the Visitors of Nationals from Five Southeast Asian Countries to Taiwan”. Upon completion, the printed confirmation is used to validate the traveler during the boarding and the immigration check. During the immigration check, travelers who can not show a valid visa or permanent resident visa issued by one of the aforementioned developed countries will not be admitted into the country.

To Taipei
There are regular bus connections between the Airport and Taipei. We will arrange a Shuttlebus for key arrival times.

To CKS Memorial Hall
Information for MRT Commuters – Get off at the CKS Memorial Hall Station of the MRT.

City Transport
Easily accessible bus routes weave through the whole of Taipei. The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) System provides convenient and fast urban transport.

Shopping
Malls, department stores, and markets are nearby. There is no problem in getting all those daily supplies or even antiques around the neighboring area.

Dining
Taipei’s Food Culture has become recognized all over the world for its outstanding cultural array of delicious ethnic foods. There are hundreds of restaurants to choose from. Selections range from local specialties to fantastic international cuisine. Please visit the websites:
http://eng.taiwan.net.tw/
http://www.taipeitravel.net/

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