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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  May 16, 2023

The U.S. CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is no longer in effect.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Taiwan-specific Information

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter?  Yes, visa free tourism resumed September 29, 2022.
  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens?  No.
  • Inbound passengers no longer need to show a COVID-19 test result prior to boarding a flight to Taiwan.
  • Travelers are allowed to transit through Taiwan.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?  No.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry?   No.
  • For the latest updates on Taiwan’s entry requirements, please monitor the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control website and the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bureau of Consular Affairs website.

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine?  No.
  • Effective February 20, 2023, Taiwan to ease mask mandate.  More information can be found here.
  • Effective April 17, 2023, Taiwan has relaxed mask rules.  Masks are required in health care facilities and ambulances.

COVID-19 Testing:

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Taiwan?  Yes.
  • Are test results reliably available within one calendar day?  Yes.
  • Self-pay COVID-19 test is widely available at hospitals throughout Taiwan.
  • An English test report is available after 48 hours or less.
  • Test report can be delivered only by in-person pick up.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Are vaccines available in Taiwan for U.S. citizens to receive?  Yes.  
  • Which vaccines are available in Taiwan?  AstraZeneca, Moderna, BNT and Medigen.
  • Information about the availability of the vaccine in Taiwan can be found here (Taiwan CDC).
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.

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