Visa Application

【Study as a degree student】

Visa application is available on the website. You will be required to fill in your personal information. Also, you will need to print out and sign the application form and then, submit it to the front desk. For more information, please visit https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw.

Essential documents for applying a student visa

Requirements Description
1. Fill out the visa application form online and print them out Website address: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw
2. Two passport-size photos in color within 6 months Photo background should be white
3. Passport Valid for 6 months with blank pages
4. Evidence of funds Bank statement
5. Letter of acceptance from the university
6. Travel Itinerary or Ticket
7. Other additional documents may be required during processing

Notices:
1. Visas are issued as stipulated by Article 12 of the Statute Governing Issuance of ROC Visas for Foreign passports. As a sovereign nation, the ROC has the right to refuse applications for visas without providing any explanation for such a decision; visa application fee is not refundable.
2. Fee for single entry: USD50;Fee for multiple entry: USD100;Reciprocal processing fee: USD160,currently only for American passport holders.
3. Interview may be required when necessary.

Passport renewal or visa extension during your stay

For residence permit application, extension, re-issuing, content changes, with respect to the notes of expiration, etc., please refer to the following link.
【Apply for resident permit】

For passport renewal during the time of your stay, please refer to the following link.
【American Institute in Taiwan】