We encourage foreign participants to apply for visas as soon as possible. Please consult or seek advice from the local embassy or overseas mission if you encounter problems during your application. They have the expertise and experience to handle visa-related matters efficiently to ensure a smooth process.

Once the attendee completes the registration and payment, the official invitation letter can be provided by APMSTS 2023 Secretariat upon request. Please contact secretariat@apmsts2023.com.

IMPORTANT
Please note that the passport must have at least six months of validity when entering Taiwan, except Japan and the United States of America. Japan and U.S.A nationals who possess a passport valid for the intended period of stay are eligible for visa-exempt entry.

Visa-Exempt Entry

Passport holders of the following mentioned nationalities can stay for up to 14-90 days without applying for a visa.

Duration of Stay Country
90 DAYS Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Eswatini*, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras*, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan*, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Island*, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia*(effective till March 31, 2025), Norway, Palau, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuvalu*, the United Kingdom, the United States of America*, and Vatican City State.
30 DAYS Belize*, Dominican Republic*, Malaysia, Nauru, St. Kitts and Nevis*, Saint Lucia*, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Singapore.
14 DAYS – Thailand (effective till July 31, 2024)
– Brunei (effective till July 31, 2024)
– Philippines (effective till July 31, 2024)Holders of Brunei, Philippines and Thailand passports must have: A proof of accommodation (hotel) booking, host / sponsor’s contact information and sufficient travel funds.

*Please visit here for detailed requirements and the latest visa-exempt countries list.

eVisa

Passport holders of the following mentioned nationalities are eligible for an eVisa. Please follow the steps below to complete your eVisa application.

Duration of Stay Country
30 DAYS Bahrain, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Dominica, Ecuador, Kiribati, Kuwait, Mauritius, Montenegro, Oman, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Turkiye, United Arab Emirates, Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
  1. Fill out and submit the application form online.
    *Delegate will receive an Ecode at this step. Please note that Ecode will be used when applying for eVisa.
  2. Complete the payments.
  3. Wait for the approval of the eVisa.
    *Please be reminded that the Bureau of Consular Affairs may request other relevant documents.
  4. Provide eVisa and Official Invitation Letter in English (Colored, Clear, and legible) when entering Taiwan.

Travel Authorization Certificate

Applicable for citizens of India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao, please follow the instructions below for application.

  1. Please kindly review the Application Requirements and check if you meet the requirements.
    YES : Proceed to Step 2
    NO : Please slide to the bottom page for further instructions
  2. Check the Application Process and click here to apply.

Hong Kong and Macau

Residents from Hong Kong and Macau must hold an Entry Permit to enter Taiwan.

Apply Qualification Application Procedure
– Those who have never entered the Taiwan area.
  1. Submit the application form online.
  2. Wait for the approval of Entry Permit, it takes at least 5 working days.
  3. Complete the payment.
  4. Provide Entry Permit and Official Invitation Letter in English (Colored, Clear, and legible) when entering Taiwan.

Please visit here for detailed information.

– Those who have ever been allowed to enter the Taiwan area.

– Those who were born in Hong Kong or Macau.

  1. Complete the application form online.
  2. Print out the Entry Permit document.
  3. Provide Entry Permit and Official Invitation Letter in English (Colored, Clear, and legible) when entering Taiwan.

Please visit here for detailed information.

People’s Republic of China (PRC) Passport Holder

At this moment, the Congress is submitting government documents. Once it is approved, the secretariat will assist in the Visa application. Kindly provide the documents below to speed up the process.

敬請申請入境的大陸籍與會者,於2023714()先回此份基本資訊給大會秘書處(secretariat@apmsts2023.com) ,以利加速入台證申請。

2023728日(五)備齊以下資料以同一封郵件回傳至大會秘書處(secretariat@apmsts2023.com)。

  1. 申請書:請點此下載(請點此參考範例)。
  2. 六個月以上效期之大陸地區護(證)照。
  3. 大陸地區居民身分證或足資證明其身分文件影本。
  4. 承上,若申請人在國外地區或香港、澳門者,應另檢附國外地區再入境簽證、居留證、香港或澳門身分證影本。
  5. 最近二年內所拍攝之二吋彩色、脫帽、未戴有色眼鏡,五官清晰、不遮蓋,相片不修改,足資辨識人貌,直四點五公分,橫三點五公分,白色背景之正面半身薄光面紙照片一張,且不得使用合成照片。
  6. 申請人資格證明文件(三個月內開立之職務證明正本)。

備註
※若申請人在國外地區或香港、澳門者,應另檢附國外地區再入境簽證、居留證、香港或澳門身分證影本。
※應備文件請符合以下條件:

  • 彩色影像
  • 檔案大小須為512kb以內
  • 格式為jpg或jpeg
  • 內容須端正、清楚

※簽證審核成功後,將酌收辦理簽證之額外規費
※請點選此處,以參閱詳細資訊

For other nationalities NOT mentioned

Please click here to check the application documents and procedures.
For details, please contact the local R.O.C. Embassy or Representative Office. Click here to see the contact information of each country.

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