AIT Representatives to Visit Taitung January 22 to Provide Consular Services for U.S. Citizens

January 03, 2018

Are you a U.S. citizen who needs to renew your U.S. passport, obtain a Consular Report of Birth Abroad for a newborn, or have a document notarized?  Representatives of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office will visit Taitung City on Monday, January 22, 2018 to provide those consular services and answer questions. 

Services will be offered from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the first-floor of National Immigration Agency Taitung Service Station, located at 95 Chang-Sha Street, Taitung City.

Please check our website at for more information on required application forms, the specific U.S. passport photo 2″ x 2″ square size requirement, and current fees.

Please note that since November 1, 2016, eyeglasses or cosmetic contact lenses that make the iris appear larger or smaller are not acceptable in passport photos.  Please bring both the original and a clear photocopy of your U.S. passport or other photo ID.

Note that passport applications for minor children under the age of 16 require signatures and a personal appearance by both parents and the child.  Please review our website at

In order for us to mail back your new passport or other documents, please prepare a self-addressed envelope with 50 New Taiwan Dollars (NTD) in postage.  We will be able to accept payment in U.S. Dollars (USD) or New Taiwan Dollars (NTD).  Please bring exact change for your requested service.  We can also accept local bank drafts (cashier’s checks 美金匯票) payable to the “American Institute in Taiwan.”  We cannot accept personal checks or credit cards.

If you have any questions, please contact AIT Kaohsiung at (07) 335-5006 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or e-mail us at