Immigration in Taiwan

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Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
Bureau of Consular Affairs
For Further Information
List of the embassies on the website of the Ministry of foreign affairs.
 
For visa requirements and health advices based on your personal details and itinerary, check IATA Travel Website.
 

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

Tobacco
Each person, 20 or over in age, may bring in 200 cigarettes, or 25 cigars or 1 pound of tobacco. Minors are not allowed to carry.
Alcohol
Each person, 20 or over in age, may bring in alcoholic beverage ---1,000 cc or less without limitation on the number of bottles. Minors are not allowed to carry.
Perfume
Not mentioned.
Foreign Currency
Foreign currency more than US$10,000 (Will be confiscated if found not being declared).
Obligatory Declaration of Foreign Currency
Passengers are allowed to bring foreign currencies, but must declare the amount of foreign currencies they carry upon arrival. If not declared, the portion of foreign currencies in excess of US$ 10,000 (or its equivalent in other foreign currency) shall, upon arrival, be subject to confiscation.
Local Currency
Not more than NT$60,000 in notes can be brought in by each passenger unless a permit from the Central Bank of China is obtained in advance.
Obligatory Declaration of Local Currency
Not more than NT$60,000 in notes can be brought in by each passenger unless a permit from the Central Bank of China is obtained in advance.
How to Refund Consumption Tax
Foreign travelers who make purchases of at least NT$3,000 on the same day from the same Tax Refund Shopping (TRS)-posted store, are eligible for a refund of the 5% VAT paid on those purchased goods. To claim the refund, they must apply at the port of their departure from the R.O.C. within 30 days following the date of purchase, and they must take the purchased goods out of the country with them. At the "Foreign Passenger VAT Refund Service Counter" at the airport or seaport of departure.
Other Requirements
Visit Taipei Customs Office website.

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