- Citizens of 62 countries and
territories can enter Taiwan visafree
for 30 or 90 days.
- Taiwan has a 24-hour multilingual
travel information hotline
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 62 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 are also
equipped with state-of-the-art mass rapid transit systems.
Art installation “The Blessing of the Big Fish” is an eye-catching tourist attraction in southern Taiwan’s Tainan City. (Courtesy of Tainan City Government)
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, visit www.
General Information for Visitors
The government maintains numerous websites and hotlines to
provide foreign nationals with information about traveling, living
and working in Taiwan.
A visitor observes sea creatures at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium in southern Taiwan’s Pingtung
County. (Chin Hung-hao)