1. When is the best time to apply for my Taiwan, China visa? The best time to apply for your Taiwan, China visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.
  2. Do I have to send you my passport to get a Taiwan, China visa? Is it safe to send a passport? You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Taiwan, China visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa requests cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application and passport to Travisa in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx, UPS, Express Mail or Certified Mail.

 

 

Business Visa Application Requirements for a Taiwan, China Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least two consecutive blank visa pages
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact Travisa at 877-876-3266 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a U.S. mailing address. Use the included sample Business Cover Letter to complete your letter.

  4. Visa Application Form

    The Consulate of Taiwan has instituted a web-based visa application form. The application must be completed online and then printed. Details can be found at: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw. We cannot process your visa request if you do not complete the application form online. Your completed application must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Include your signature as it appears in your passport

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  6. Travisa Order Form

    Provide the Travisa Order Form included in this kit.

  7. Letter of Invitation

    You must provide an official letter of invitation from the company or organization that you will be visiting. The letter must:

    • Be written on an official company letterhead
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e., business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.)
    • Include the full local address and phone number of the company or organization you will be visiting
    • Specify the number of entries and desired validity of the visa you are requesting

  8. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, Travisa can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A Travisa expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit https://travisa.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

Tourist Application Requirements for a Taiwan, China Visa

  1. Visa Exempt

    A visa is not required for this destination for a stay of up to 90 days. Please keep in mind that while a visa is not required, you must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds relative to your intended length of stay
    • Confirm with your airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa

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