Taiwanese authorities have increased their weekly arrival quota and announced that they will ease Taiwan’s COVID-19 entry requirements.

Key Points:

  • As of July 7, Taiwanese authorities will allow 40,000 international arrivals per week instead of 25,000.
  • Beginning July 14, Republic of China (R.O.C.) nationals, Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) holders and transit passengers will no longer be required to have a negative PCR test result taken within two delays before departure to enter Taiwan.
  • Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 while abroad cannot fly to Taiwan for seven days.

Additional Information: Upon arrival in Taiwan, travelers must continue to quarantine for three days at home or in a quarantine hotel and complete self-health management for an additional four days after the mandatory quarantine ends. More information regarding Taiwan’s COVID-19 quarantine requirements is available here

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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