As of February 7, 2020, special rules will be applied for Applicants who have entered or lived in China within 14 days
Responding to the continued expansion of Corona Virus, TETO Indonesia will take the following steps for foreigners visiting Taiwan:
1. As of February 7, 2020, foreigners who have entered or lived in China within 14 days (after January 24, including January 24) will be barred from entering Taiwan, which includes:
1.1 Citizens who get visa-free visits to Taiwan;
1.2 Citizens traveling to Taiwan using Visa On Arrival;
1.3 Citizens who leave for Taiwan on an E-VISA electronic visa (including the Guan Hong program);
1.4 Citizens of countries in Southeast Asia who have a Travel Authorization Certificate;
1.5 Applicable regular visa holders (both those who have single or multiple visas).
2. For foreigners who have special reasons (such as mourning, visiting relatives due to serious injury and illness in Taiwan, attending major conferences or urgent business, etc.), so they need to visit Taiwan, but have not entered or lived in the affected area plague (Note 1), you must prepare the following documents to apply for a visa at the TETO office:
2.1 Enclosing a clear trip history in the past 14 days (if you have been to an area of China affected by an outbreak, their visa application will not be accepted).
2.2 A 7-day health certificate is issued by a qualified hospital, proving that you do not have the following symptoms: fever (> or = 38 degrees), respiratory infection or lung infection.
2.3 Applicants must sign a statement, if there are any symptoms after arriving in Taiwan, they must notify the Taiwanese health authority immediately.
2.4 Prepare other relevant documents for visa applications in accordance with visa requirements to Taiwan.
3. Foreigners who already have a residence permit (ARC) in Taiwan and intend to return to Taiwan can still return to Taiwan, but if they have entered or lived in China in the past 14 days, they must take the initiative to notify the relevant department after arrived to Taiwan. Furthermore, it may be quarantined and carried out health control for a period of 14 days, and in collaboration with the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) to take other related epidemic prevention measures.
4. During the implementation of the above steps, the TETO Consular Division continues to maintain normal operations. Applicants are asked to pay attention to the steps mentioned above, to plan a trip to Taiwan and submit a visa application. The relevant steps will be updated and announced according to the prevailing situation.
If you have further questions, you can contact TETO Jakarta or TETO Surabaya at applicable office hours.
Tel in Jakarta: + 62-21-515-1111;
Tel in Surabaya: + 62-31-9901-4600;
Note 1: According to the announcement of the Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare, the most severe outbreak areas currently include Hubei Province with the first endemic area and Guangdong Province and Zhejiang Province with the second endemic area. Severely affected areas will be renewed at any time in accordance with the announcement of the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan.