:: Passport valid for six months at the time of submission
If you have renewed your passport in the last six months, you must also provide your previous passport.
:: More than one blank visa page in passport
:: Photocopy of passport
:: Two recent passport photographs
Photographs must be no more than six months old and should be taken against a white or light grey background.
:: Proof of UK residence
Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence visa, and a photocopy of the same.
:: Completed and signed application form
The application form for Taiwan must be completed online. Please select ‘General Visa Applications’ from the list of options on the landing page. You should ensure all questions are answered in full, and all names and details exactly match those in your passport. Once you have completed the form, print it out, then sign and date, ready to submit to us along with the other application requirements. Do not process any payment; we will handle this on your behalf.
:: Proof of travel
Please submit a flight itinerary or reservation, to include your name and the dates of arrival and departure from Taiwan.
:: Proof of accommodation
This must be provided as a confirmed hotel booking in your name, OR a signed and dated letter of invitation if staying with a friend/family member.
In the latter case, your host must also provide a copy of their passport and visa/ARC, plus documents proving family relationship (where applicable), e.g. household registration or birth/marriage certificate.
:: Day-by-day travel plan
:: Employer’s letter
As proof of employment, applicants must submit a letter from their UK employer (or college/university for students). This must be an original, signed document on company letterhead, confirming you are an employee of the company (or student of the university), indicating the purpose of travel and noting the date you are due to return to work or study. The letter must be no more than one month old.
Please click here to view a list of nationals who DO NOT require a visa to enter Taiwan.