Visa / ARC

Exchange students will obtain different types of visas according to the period of stay. Please note that the visa information may change at any time. Make sure to get the latest information on the visa regulations from your nearest Taipei Representative Office. Please note that if you fail to obtain proper visa issued by a Diplomatic Mission of Taiwan, your exchange student identity will be canceled.


Visa types: Republic of China (Taiwan) visas are differentiated into the following two types in accordance with the purpose of entry and status of the applicant:

Visitor visa: Short-term visa, for staying in Taiwan less than 180 days

Resident visa: Long-term visa, for staying in Taiwan 180 days and longer

Visa description