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Taiwan Travel Restrictions

61.29% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 57.48% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Taiwan.

Taiwan entry details and exceptions

Entry restrictions do not apply to citizens from Taiwan and their family members and foreign nationals with a valid Alien Resident Certificate. Foreign nationals that need to enter Taiwan for emergencies or humanitarian grounds will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and must receive permission from the CECC before applying for a special entry permit.

Travelers must have the Quarantine System for Entry on their mobile phone and must fill out the health declaration form.


Outgoing travel to TaiwanTravelling from New Zealand to Taiwan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Taiwan.

Details and exceptions

Travelers from high risk countries are required to take another PCR test upon checking-in in a designated quarantine facility and at the end of their quarantine period.

Individuals who are not from high risk countries may only take the test before the end of their quarantine period.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Taiwan.

Details and exceptions

All travelers arriving in Taiwan must quarantine for 14 days in a designated quarantine facility at their own expense. See list of approved facilities here

Individuals who will quarantine are advised to make a reservation and payment in the Quarantine System for Entry 48 hours prior to arrival in the country.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Taiwan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Taiwan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Taiwan will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Taiwan

Masks:Recommended in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Taiwan. Please check the official guidelines from Taiwan for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Taiwan.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Taiwan.

  • Mask usage in Taiwan is recommended in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Taiwan are open with restrictions. Bars in Taiwan are open with restrictions.

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