Foreign travelers may obtain tourist visas if they hold foreign passports or travel documents valid for more than six months in the Republic of China for purposes of sightseeing, business, family visits, study or training, medical treatments, or other legitimate activities. Visa requirements included one completed application form, incoming and outgoing travel tickets, one photo, documents verifying the purpose of the visits, and other relevant documents. The Visitor Visa Application Form can be downloaded from the website of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The completed form should be submitted to an Embassies and Mission Abroad of the Republic of China for visa issuances.
*Taoyuan Airport is one of the most convenient places to change money once you arrive in Taiwan. You can find Bank of Taiwan which is 24 hours open in the airport: 1F, Terminal 1 (Non – Controlled Area) 1F, Terminal 1 (Arrival Area) 1F, Terminal 2 (Arrival Area) *Foreign Exchange Rate
*TIHTC will provide Accident Insurance, and applicants need to cover their own Medical Insurance
*Taiwan operates on a 110V supply voltage and 60Hz. There are 2 associated plug types, plug type A is the plug which has 2 flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has 2 flat parallel pins and a grounding pin.
*It is best to buy your Taiwanese SIM Card at the airport
Guide to TIHTC (executed by Taipei Hospital)
Address: No. 127, Su-Yuan Rd., Hsin-Chuang Dist., New Taipei City, 24213, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
From Taoyuan International Airport, there are 3 ways to get to TIHTC
Take Taoyuan Metro to New Taipei Industrial Park Station. (A3) It will take about 29 minutes (Express Train) or 50 minutes (Commuter Train) and cost NT$115 Then take a Taxi to Taipei Hospital, which will take about 10 minutes and cost around NT$100.
Take a taxi from Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei Hospital It will take about 30-50 minutes and cost around NT$1,200-1,700.
Pick-up service arrangement We could assist to arrange the pick-up service from the airport to Taipei Hospital. The costs is around NT$1,500.
*Please provide your flight information at least 2 weeks prior to your arrival.
From Taipei MRT Station, there are 3 ways to get to TIHTC
Take a bus such as 813, 99, 918, 920, 982, Blue 18 from Xinpu Station and get off at Taipei Hospital bus stop. It will take about 15 minutes and cost NT$15
Take a bus such as 99, 920, 982 from Banqiao Bus Station and get off at Taipei Hospital bus stop. It will take about 30 minutes and cost NT$15
Take Taipei MRT to Touqianzhuang Station and walk for about 10 minutes to Taipei Hospital.
The Republic of China's unit of currency is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$), which has five denominations in paper money and five in coins. Paper money comes in NT$2000, NT$1000, NT$500, NT$200, and NT$100 denominations. Coins come in NT$50, NT$20, NT$10, NT$5 and NT$1 denominations.
Foreign currencies can be exchanged at government-designated banks and hotels. Receipts are given when currency is exchanged, and must be presented in order to exchange unused NT dollars before departure.
Major credit cards such as American Express, Master Card, Visa, and Diners Club are accepted and traveler's checks may be cashed at foreign-exchange banks, some tourist-oriented businesses, and (by room guests) most international tourist hotels.