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Taiwan

Taiwan

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5 September 2021


Certificate adoption

Yes, Taiwanese people who are fully vaccinated will receive “COVID-19 Vaccination Record,” a pamphlet issued by the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control, in Chinese and English and can use it as a proof of vaccination before traveling abroad.


Instrument type

Vaccination based


Certificate name

COVID-19 Vaccination Record


Certificate details

The pamphlet contains vaccine recipient information in both n Chinese and English, such as
1.Name
2.Date of birth
3.Passport number
4.All the details of vaccination.


Certificate format

The proof of vaccination is available in paper format.


Entry protocol

1. Travelers who arrive at an airport in Taiwan must present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report issued within 3 days (working days) prior to the flight schedule time to the airline staff, comply with border control and quarantine measures imposed by the local government of the place of departure and comply with terms and conditions, and policies concerning providing services to passengers issued by each airline before they can board their flight.

2. Travelers must also use their mobile phone to log into the Quarantine System for Entry when checking in or prior to boarding at the place of departure. Those who enter Taiwan shall arrange quarantine accommodation (a quarantine hotel or group quarantine facility where they plan to stay at their own expense) before visiting the country.

Travelers will be required to complete their mandatory 14 day quarantine at a quarantine hotel or a designated quarantine facility and will be required to pay for this and must also state that they have met related requirements by making relevant affidavits on the Quarantine System for Entry. Furthermore, they must undergo home quarantine and observe other relevant epidemic prevention measures after entry.


Travel bubble

Palau


Vaccine authorised to be used in the country

Oxford–AstraZeneca, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson


Border status

Partially open: Taiwan has started reopening its borders to foreign nationals, as long as they fly for purposes other than tourism or to visit relatives. All visa exemptions have been revoked so before flying, travelers must apply for a special entry permit with an overseas representative office in Taiwan. Travelers who already possess a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) or Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) are not allowed to enter Taiwan with a visa.