Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Requirements for Taiwan Visa for Filipinos: Application Process

We applied for Taiwan Visa this May 2012. We just followed what is written in this blog and everything went smoothly. Three days after our submission, we finally got our visa. Hope this helps you too!

Visitor and Business Visa:
For those who intend to travel to Taiwan, Republic of China for a short visit, shall submit the following:
1. An online Visa Application Form – fill-out visa application at this link:
Click here for more info on the online application form: Taiwan Visa Online Application Form - A Must Read

2. Two (2) passport size photos 1.5”x2” with white background (taken w/in the last three (3) months)
3. Passport valid for at least six months and old passport showing previous travels
4. Birth Certificate issued by NSO

5. Marriage Contract (if applicable) issued by NSO
6. Supporting documents related to the purpose of VISIT such as :
A. Confirmed round trip Air ticket or Booking Certificate
B. Certificate of Employment and Letter of permission to leave from the employer
C. Financial statements of the applicant such as:
(1) Income Tax Return
(2) Bank Book or Bank Statements
7. Traveling on BUSINESS, you must also submit:
A Business letter or trading records from Taiwan Company 
B. Certificate of Business Name Registration and SEC Registration
If owner of the company
C. Invitation Letter from Taiwan company / organization in Chinese letterhead that outlines clearly purpose of your visit and duration of your stay 
D. Official letters or request letters from concerned authorities for official trip 
E. Seminar program 
F. Certificate of Employment; Professional Identification; Company ID 
G. Other Supporting Documents if Required such as SSS contribution lists, Pay Slip etc.
8. All documents submitted to this office should be Original and with 1 photocopy
9. The applicant will be scheduled for an interview (if required

Visa Fee*: P2,400.00 (Single entry)/ P4,800.00 (Multiple entry)
(NON-REFUNDABLE) payable upon filing of application 
Processing Time : 3 Working days 

Expedite Fee for single entry : P1,200.00 / Processing Time: 1 Working Day 
Expedite Fee for Multiple entry : P2,400.00 / Processing Time: 1 Working Day

For more details on visa application, visit their website at On the left side menu, click “Consular Division”. 

Submit the requirements at:

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines
41st Floor, Tower 1, RCBC Plaza
6819 Ayala Avenue, Makati City
Metro Manila, Philippines
(63-2) 887-6688

Filing Time: Monday to Friday 8:45AM to 11:45 AM
Releasing Time: Monday to Friday 1: 45PM to 4:45PM 


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing this. Applying for a tourist visa next week.