Taiwan visa requirements for Thais

Travel and visa requirements

Taiwanese Visa is not required for Thais

Stay Duration: 14 days

Entry Requirements

  • Taiwan is officially the Republic of China, is a state in East Asia. The capital of Taiwan is Taipei while the largest city is Greater Taipei.
  • Taiwan is known for some of the best food in the world. There's a wide variety of snacks, hot foods, and interesting things to try. The country is also famous for computers, bicycles and they are the makers of HTC smartphones.
  • Thailand citizens traveling to Taiwan do not require a visa either for tourism, business, or transit purpose. Thais are allowed to stay up 14 days in Taiwan.
  • This duration of 14 days to stay in Taiwan for the Thais is not extendable.
  • Those who are going to be staying in Taiwan for a longer period are either for educational purposes or employment and they are required to apply for their respective visas.
  • The documents required from Thais before visiting Taiwan include a valid passport for at least 6 months from the date of their entry into Taiwan, hotel reservation, and an onward or return ticket.
  • Medical Insurance to cover the duration of your entire stay and the presentation of documents confirming the purpose of your travel.
  • Mandarin Chinese is the official language spoken in Taiwan by its over 24 million population.
  • Religions practiced in Taiwan are Taoism and Buddhism which are the major religions, and other minor religions like Islam, Christianity, and traditional beliefs.
  • Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan. New Taiwan Dollar (TWD) is the official currency used in Taiwan.
  • There is no restriction on 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.
  • In Taiwan the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 110 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Some of the tourist centers to visit in Taiwan include Taipei 101 Building, National Palace Museum. Taroko Gorge, Yushan National Park, and Alishan Scenic Mountain Area.
  • The vaccines required before visiting Taiwan are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, meningitis, polio, chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia, and influenza.
  • Taiwan's climate is subtropical, except for the very southern part of the island, which is tropical. Summers are long and hot, Winters are short and mild.
  • Taiwan observes China Standard Time all year round with no Daylight Saving Time. The time zone is 8 hours ahead of GMT.
  • The time difference between Thailand and Taiwan is 1 hour. Taiwan is ahead of Thailand.
  • The average flight duration from Thailand to Taiwan is 3 hours 30 minutes while the distance is 2,261 Km.
  • The airlines that fly from Thailand to Taiwan are Thai AirAsia, HK Express, VietJet Air, and Thai VietJet Air.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of outdoor activities can I do in Taiwan?

The best outdoor activities to do in Taiwan include Surfing, Hiking, Camping, Paragliding, Cycling, Kayaking, River Trekking and lots more.

Is credit card accepted in Taiwan?

As far as tourists are concerned, credit cards are useful in major hotels and upscale restaurants and for buying train tickets. Credit cards tend not to be accepted in homestays, and almost never by taxi drivers.

How much can I budget per day in Taiwan?

You should plan to spend around NT$2,578 ($85) per day on your vacation in Taiwan. This covers expenses on meals, transportation, and accommodation.

When is the best time to visit Taiwan?

Autumn and winter are the best times to visit Taiwan, though early summer (May to July) can also be pleasant at higher elevations and in the north, and the high temperatures in midsummer make watersports and beaches far more tempting at this time.