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Visa Application and Extension

    Contact Information:imc@vghks.gov.tw       

    Visitor Visas

    1. Foreign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other legal travel documents and who intend to stay in Taiwan for no more than six months for the purposes of  visit relatives and engage in other activities in the ROC as approved.
    2. Visa requirements included an application form, travel tickets, one photo, documents verifying the purpose of the visits, and other relevant documents.

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    Visitor Visa for Medical Treatment Purpose



    1.Completed & signed application form

    Please access the website: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw/ to fill out application form online and print it out.

    2.Two passport-size photos in color within 6 months

    Photos with a white color background

    3.Passport (original & photocopy)

    Valid for 6 months with blank pages

    4. Evidence of documents

    Bank statement or payment plan consented by Taiwan Medical institutions, diagnosis, proposal of treatment from Taiwan Medical institutions, letter for visa application

    5. Travel Itinerary


    6. Return Ticket

    Ticket、electronic ticket or proof of a travel agency

    7. Other additional documents may be required during processing



    1. Applicants can lodge their applications with the necessary documents and statutory fee at our overseas missions.
    2. Interview may be required when necessary.



    1. Visas are issued as stipulated by Article 12 of the Statute Governing Issuance of ROC Visas for Foreign Passports. As a sovereign nation, the ROC has the right to refuse applications for visas without providing any explanation for such decisions; visa application fee is not refundable.
    2. Please refer to "Standard Fees for Republic of China (Taiwan) Visas in Foreign Passports."
    3. Application for visa for urgent medical treatment can be initiated by Taiwan Medical institutions to Bureau of Consular Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
    4. Relatives wishing to come to Taiwan with the patient can also apply for visas.
    5. Updated information can be referred to BOCA website at www.boca.gov.tw