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Taiwan

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRT-PCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 26, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

Taiwan's borders are closed for travelers, while domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted as cases subside.

Can I travel to Taiwan?

  • Foreign travelers are forbidden to enter Taiwan until further notice.
  • Entry for urgent matters is possible, but requires applying for a visa.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Taiwan?

  • Anyone arriving to Taiwan is required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Arrivals that are showing symptoms will be tested for COVID-19, and might be required to quarantine in a government facility.
  • Business travelers from low-risk countries may apply for shorter quarantine.
  • Arrivals from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Peru, Israel, Myanmar, Indonesia, and the UK are required to quarantine for 14 days in a government facility. Arrivals from these countries will be subject to additional health measures for 7 days after quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Taiwan?

  • Anyone arriving to Taiwan is required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • Anyone arriving to Taiwan is required to fill a health declaration.
  • Arrivals will be required to do a self-administered rapid COVID-19 test on the 11th and 13th days of their quarantine.

Is public transportation open in Taiwan?

Public transportation in Taiwan is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Taiwan?

  • Restaurants in Taiwan are open under social distancing restrictions.
  • Bars are closed in high-risk areas.

Are businesses and attractions open in Taiwan?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Taiwan are open, under social distancing requirements.
  • In high-risk areas the non-essential businesses are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Taiwan?

It is required to wear a face mask on public transportation and enclosed public places.

Sources

  1. https://nspp.mofa.gov.tw/nsppe/news.php?post=171182&unit=&postname=(Updated-on-4/17
  2. https://taiwan.ahk.de/news/newsfeed/news-detail/information-on-the-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak
  3. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/taiwan
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