COVID-19: Entry restrictions, visa suspension extended

14 Jun 21

TAIWAN

IMPACT – MEDIUM

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has extended entry restrictions and visa processing until at least June 28.

Key Points:

  • Non-Republic of China (R.O.C.) nationals without a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) are barred from entering the country.
  • Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis for individuals who have obtained entry permission for emergency and humanitarian reasons.
  • Individuals intending to transit through Taiwan are barred from entering the country.
  • Visa application processing remains suspended.
  • These measures will be in place until June 28 and will be adjusted on a rolling basis.

Additional Information: Foreign nationals needing entry into Taiwan for emergency or humanitarian reasons must obtain special permission from the CECC before applying for special entry permit visas.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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