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Visa
Foreign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other legal travel documents and who intend to stay in the Republic of China for less than six months for the purpose of transit, tourism, visiting relatives, attending a training course, receiving medical treatment or engaging in business or other permissible activities should apply for visitor visa. For tourism information on Taiwan please visit www.tbroc.gov.tw

Exceptions apply to the citizens from a few countries. Special visa exemptions agreement has been made between Taiwan and the following countries.

Visa Region Countries
No Visa Needed Europe
Asia & Oceania
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom
Brunei Darussalam, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Singapore
America U.S.A., Canada
Visa Upon Arrival Europe Czech Republic, Hungry, Poland, and passport expiration date less than six months

Currency & Credit Card
The unit of Taiwan currency is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT). Coin denominations are $1, $5, $10, and $50. Banknotes are $100, $500, $1,000, and $2,000. Foreign banknotes and traveler’s checks can be exchanged at foreign exchange banks and other authorized money changers. Credit cards such as Diners Club, Visa, American Express and MasterCard are widely accepted at major hotels, shops, and restaurants in the larger cities.

Exchange rate Exchange rate of today. http://finance.yahoo.com/currency

Electricity
In Taiwan, 110 volt outlets are most common. 220 volt outlets are available only in the special grade hotels. Please check the power supply before using equipment.

Tipping
Tipping is not a traditional Taiwanese custom. A 10% service charge is added to your bill at all tourist hotels and so tipping is not expected. It is not necessary to tip a taxi driver unless he assists you with luggage or provides an extra service.

The information for attendees from Hongkong or Macao, please visit the following web site
http://www.immigration.gov.tw/ns/mainc.html

The information for attendees from Mainland China, please visit the following web site
http://www.immigration.gov.tw/ns/maind5.html