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Landing Visas

Countries eligible for Landing Visas :

1. Holders of Bruneian passport with validity of more than six months. 

2. Holders of Turkish passport with validity of more than six months. 

    3. Holders of Macedonian passport with validity of more than six months. 

4. Holders of emergency or temporary passports with validity of more than six months for nationals of those countries(execpt for US) eligible for visa-exempt  entry.

Requirements:
  1. a confirmed return air/sea  ticket or an air/sea ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a confirmed seat reservation for departure.
  2. fill out an application form with two photos.
  3. visa fee of NT$ 1,600 (citizens of the countries with reciprocal agreements shall be issued visas gratis) plus a handling fee of NT$ 800; For Turkish citizens: shall only be charged a handling fee of NT$800.
  4. no criminal record or not  prohibited by the local authorities.
Duration of stay:

1.      Bruneian passport holders: The 14-day duration of stay starts from the next day of arrival and is not extendable.

2.      Other eligible passengers: The 30-day duration of stay starts from the next day of arrival and is not extendable.

3.   The above-said landing visa cannot be converted to visitor or resident visa 

      under normal circumstances.

Ports of entry:

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei SongShan Airport, Taichung Airport, Kaohsiung International Airport.

Method of Lodgement
  1. Passengers entering the Republic of China through the Taiwan Taoyuan  International Airport may apply for a landing visa at the Visa Office of Consular Affairs Bureau at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
  2. Passengers who enter the Republic of China through  the Taipei SongShan Airport, the Taichung Airport and the Kaohsiung International Airport shall apply for  "temporary entry permit" at  Border Affairs Corps of  National Immigration Agency . To avoid getting a bad record in Taiwan, the holder of this permit should apply for a visa as soon as possible at the Bureau of Consular Affairs or at either of the branch offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taichung or Kaohsiung. The holder will need to submit his/her passport, temporary entry permit when applying for the visa.
  3. In the event of a long national holiday, the holder may apply for a visa at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TIA) Visa Office, Bureau of Consular Affairs.
  • Date:2014/3/11

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