Visa Information

Participants are requested to check with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa in advance if required. We recommend to apply at least 2 months prior to your travel. For the latest information regarding visa requirements, please visit the official website of the ministry of foreign affairs:

Visa-Exempt Entry


Nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, with a duration of stay of up to:

  • 90 days: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, *Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Poland, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, Vatican City State
  • 30 days: Belize, Brunei (except those holding diplomatic or official/service passports), Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Malaysia, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Thailand (except those holding diplomatic or official/service passports)

Letter of Invitation

The Symposium organizers will be pleased to send an official invitation letter to any individual requesting one once their registration has been completed. It is to be understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential participants obtain a visa but not imply any financial support nor offer a guarantee that the abstract will be accepted. You may request such a letter from the Secretariat Office at