Foreign attendees entering Taiwan visa-free must hold passports with a remaining validity of at least six months and a return or onward air ticket and a valid visa for the next destination. The maximum period of stay in Taiwan for foreigners who enter visa-free is 14, 30 or 90 days, upon the expiration of which period they must depart.


To apply for e-Visa, check if you are the citizen of eligible countries from the countries on the eVisa website:
You may directly apply for the eVisa.

eCode for eVisa Application

  1. Eligibility for eCode Applications
    • eCode applications must be submitted by event organizers collaborating with TWNIC. Eligible organizations include: APrIGF, TWIGF, APSIG, yIGF, EngageMedia, NGOs, and other organizations approved by TWNIC.
    • Individual applications are not accepted. The eCode is applicable solely to speakers and leadership within the approved organizations for the specific events listed above.
  2. Submission Process
    • Once an organization formally submits the eCode application list, TWNIC will forward it to the Authority supporting these events.
  3. Standard Visa Application
    • If eCode application is not approved, the individual must adhere to Taiwan’s standard visa application rules and procedures.
  4. Submission Deadlines
    • The deadlines for submitting eCode applications are: June 25, July 16, and July 30
  5. Note: Please follow the above instructions for eCode applications and contact your affiliated event organizations for processing.

Visa Application

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 transit; tour; visit relatives; undertake visits; undertake inspection tours; attend international conferences; conduct business; pursue short-term study; undertake short-term employment; undertake short-term missionary work; and engage in other activities in the ROC as approved by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

For Participants from Hong Kong and Macau Please refer to the NIA website for further information.
For Participants from Mainland China Please refer to the NIA website for further information.
Need assistance? Send an email to us at with subject “Mainland China Participant”.