Taiwanese authorities have announced that they will extend a trial visa-free entry program for travelers from Brunei, the Philippines and Thailand.

Key Points:

  • Foreign nationals of Brunei, the Philippines and Thailand will continue to be able to enter Taiwan without a visa until July 31, 2024.
  • To be eligible for visa-free entry, travelers must submit personal information, including proof of lodging, proof of funds and contact information of their host or sponsor in Taiwan.
  • Visa-free travelers are permitted to conduct business activities while in Taiwan.

Additional Information: Taiwanese authorities also extended the Project for Simplifying Visa Regulations for High-end Group Tourists for Southeast Asian Countries until Dec. 31, 2024. More information is available here.

BAL Analysis: Taiwanese authorities extended the visa-free entry program to strengthen relations with Southeast Asian countries and attract more visitors.

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