- Citizens of more than 60 countries and
territories can enter Taiwan visa-free for 30 or
- Taiwan has a 24-hour multilingual travel
information hotline (0800-011-765).
With its unique fusion of cultures, breathtaking scenery,
diverse cuisine, exciting city life and well-developed
hospitality industry, Taiwan is an ideal destination for
many types of travelers. Citizens of more than 60 countries
and territories are eligible for visa-exempt entry
for a period of 30 or 90 days.
In addition to about 1,100 kilometers of conventional
railway lines, Taiwan has a 350-km high-speed rail
system along its west coast. The high-speed trains
allow travel between Taipei and Kaohsiung in 94 minutes.
These two cities and the northern metropolis of
Taoyuan are also equipped with state-of-the-art mass
rapid transit systems.
Beihai Tunnel in outlying Lienchiang County was originally
designed to shelter military landing craft but now hosts boat rides
for tourists. (Chin Hung-hao)
International Trade Shows
Throughout the year, the Taiwan External Trade Development
Council (TAITRA) organizes shows covering the
entire spectrum of industries. Major venues include the
Taipei World Trade Center’s Exhibition Halls No. 1 and
No. 3, Nangang Exhibition Hall as well as Kaohsiung
Exhibition Center in southern Taiwan. For more details,
General Information for Visitors
The government maintains numerous websites and
hotlines to provide foreign nationals with information
about traveling, living and working in Taiwan.