Taiwan visa requirements for Filipinos
Travel and visa requirements
Taiwanese Visa is not required for Filipinos
Stay Duration: 14 days
- Philippines citizens deliberating on visiting Taiwan do not need a visa to visit the country and stay for up to 14 days.
- This duration of 14 days to stay in Taiwan for the Filipinos is not extendable.
- Filipinos can visit Taiwan on visa-free for either tourism, business or transit travelling.
- For those who are going to be staying in Taiwan for a long stay for either educational purposes or employment are required to apply for their respective visas.
- Four (4) basic documents that are required when entering Taiwan are as follows:
- For Philippines nationals to visit Taiwan, they must possess an international passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date of their entry into Taiwan.
- You must possess a return ticket or ticket for travelling to another country and a visa for that country if it is required.
- Provision of proof of hotel reservation or any other means of your accommodation in Taiwan.
- An arrival card issued to you by the airline you boarded or your cruise ship firm.
- You are to present all above-mentioned documents to the Taiwanese Immigration officers either at the airport you enter the country through or seaport at on your arrival in Taiwan.
- You must show a police report proving that you do not have a criminal record.
- Medical Insurance to cover the duration of your entire stay and the presentation of documents confirming the purpose of your travel.
- Failure to meet all the above-listed document requirements will cause you entry denial.
- Taiwan does not levy an airport embarkation tax on any travellers.
- The average expected time for airlines to travel to Taipei, Taiwan from Manila, Philippines is 2 hours, 15 minutes.
- Some airlines travelling to Taiwan from the Philippines are EVA Air, Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Philippines AirAsia and China Airlines.
- The standard time zone of Taiwan is (GMT+8), while that of the Philippines is also (GMT+8). This indicates that there is no time difference between the two aforementioned countries.
- The Taiwanese telephone code is (+886) serves as a medium for both national and international communication.
- Banks in Taiwan are inoperative on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).
- There is no restriction to the foreign currency you are bringing in or taking out of Taiwan.
- An amount or any negotiable instruments such as promissory notes, bank drafts, cheques etc up to $10,000 or its equivalent are to be declared.
- All baggage will be cleared at your first entry into the Taipei airport or seaport.
- A good health veterinarian certificate and rabies vaccination certificates issued note less than 6 months prior to your embarkation to Taiwan.
- An import permit issued by the Airport Police Bureau (APB) in Taipei is required for the importation of arms and ammunition.
- Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan. New Taiwan Dollar (TWD) is the official currency used in Taiwan.
- Mandarin Chinese is the official language spoken in Taiwan by its over 24 million population.
- Religions practised in Taiwan are Taoism and Buddhism which are the major religions, and other minor religions like Islam, Christianity and traditional beliefs.
- Taroko National Park, National Palace Museum, Sun Moon Lake etc., are the tourist sights you can explore when in Taiwan for tourism.
- Some of the Taiwan national dishes are minced pork rice, oyster vermicelli, oyster omelette, stinky tofu, cutlet etc.
- The Taiwan power plug types are of type A and B. The type A is the plug type that has two flat parallel pins, while type B has two flat parallel pins with a grounding pin.
- The power voltage supply in Taiwan is 110V and 60Hz.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the time difference between Taiwan and the Philippines?
The standard time zone of Taiwan is (GMT+8), while that of the Philippines is also (GMT+8). This indicates that there is no time difference between the two aforementioned countries.
What is the time taken to travel to Taiwan from the Philippines?
The average expected time for airlines to travel to Taipei, Taiwan from Manila, Philippines is 2 hours, 15 minutes.
What are the places to visit for tourism in Taiwan?
Taroko National Park, National Palace Museum, Sun Moon Lake etc., are the tourist sights you can explore when in Taiwan for tourism.
Are commercial banks in Taiwan operate on weekends.?
Commercial banks in Taiwan are inoperative on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).