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Taiwan travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements in December 2023

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The travel advice is Exercise normal safety precautions to Taiwan. Taiwan is Open for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Taiwan. Taiwan is part of Asia with main city at Taipei. Its Developed country with a population of 24M people. The main currency is New Taiwan dollar. The languages spoken are Chinese.
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๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety for Taiwan

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our advice for Taiwan. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise normal safety precautions. If you test positive for COVID-19 and have mild symptoms, you no longer need to quarantine, but you are still advised to observe the 'Self-Health Management' protocols. You no longer have to wear a mask on public transport (see 'Travel'). We advise:ย  Exercise normal safety precautions in Taiwan.

๐Ÿšจ Travel Advice for Taiwan

Open for travel

For entry into Taiwan

International travel to Taiwan is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Additional test requirements

Travelers are required to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 7 days and will be provided with 4 at-home rapid test kits upon arrival.
One test must be taken on the day of arrival and a second test must be taken 2 days before the self-monitoring period ends.
Full instructions on how to self-monitor can be found at
For more details Centers for Disease Control, Taiwan

Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, proof of vaccination may be required to access some facilities and establishments. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the area visited. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Taiwan can be found at

Use of masks

Face masks are required in most public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.


Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers.


Bars are open for vaccinated customers.


Nightclubs are open for vaccinated customers.


Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of temperature checks, hand sanitizer, and social distancing.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements.
A booster dose is required to be considered fully vaccinated.
Vaccine certificates must be in English or Japanese. Certificates written in other languages are also accepted, as long as they are accompanied by a Japanese or English translation.
Authorized vaccines include those approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Full details can be found at

Test/medical certificate required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken within the previous 72 hours, on departure.
Accepted tests include PCR, LAMP, TMA, TRC, Smart Amp, NEAR, or CLEIA. Full details regarding valid testing methods can be found at
Testing certificates must be in English or Japanese. Certificates written in other languages are also accepted, as long as they are accompanied by a Japanese or English translation.

Travel restriction details for Taiwan

๐Ÿšซ Destination No quarantine
๐Ÿ›ฌ Return No quarantine
๐Ÿ–๏ธ Some Visitors
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Open shopping
๐ŸšŒ Operational transport
๐Ÿ“… events Allowed

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