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Travel Information

Arrival

A.        Arrival

  1. Filling up Disembarkation Card (Non-Citizen only) and Customs Declaration Form
  2. During the flight, the non-citizen passengers should fill up the disembarkation cards and customs declaration forms distributed by the crew, getting ready for the customs inspection.
  3. If such cards and forms are not distributed on the planes, the passengers should ask for them at the entry immigration counters.

Disembarkation-Card

B.        Immigration Inspection

After the disembarkation, the passengers should present the following travel documents: Native Travelers: Passports, entry disembarkation cards, and customs declaration forms (residents in Taiwan are exempted). Foreign Travelers: Passports, visas, tickets, entry disembarkation cards and customs declaration forms.

C.         Baggage Claim

After the immigration inspection, the passengers can proceed to the customs inspection lounge to collect their baggage. Passengers who don’t want to carry baggage into Taiwan may deposit them into the bonded baggage counters for future claim.

D.        Quarantine for Animals, Plants and Marine Produces

Passengers are strictly restricted from carrying the following products into Taiwan:

  1. Fresh fruits, melons, cucumbers, gourds, etc.
  2. Marine products, regardless of live, refrigerated, frozen, salted or seasoned, subject to confiscation.
  3. Unauthorized live animals and plants, and their products including meats and seeds.
  4. Passengers carrying animals and agricultural products into Taiwan should go to the quarantine counters to apply for the quarantine procedure.
  5. Passengers who wish to carry any farm products into Taiwan should inquire with the Animal & Plant Quarantine Bureau of the Agricultural Committee in advance.
  6. Service phones: (03) 398-2268 or 398-2264 (Terminal 1); (03) 398-3372 (Terminal 2).
  7. Regarding the quarantine of personnel, aircrafts and marine products, please ring up the 2nd substation of the Center for Disease Control of the Ministry of Sanitation at (03) 398-2584 or 398-2583 (Terminal 1) or (03) 398-3395 (Terminal 2).

E.        Customs Inspection for Baggage

After the passengers claim their baggage, they should proceed to the customs inspection counters. Passengers carrying non-restricted or non-forbidden items and comply with the duty free regulations for arriving passengers, as listed below, may select the “Nothing to Declare" ( green line counters).

The other passengers should go through the red line counters ( goods to declare).

F.         Duty Free regu1ations for Arriving Passengers

  1. One liter of liquor and 200 pieces of cigarettes.
  2. Declaration should be made if more than US$5,000 or the other foreign currency equivalent to this amount is carried. Arriving passenger is restricted to carry less than NT$40,000.
  3. Gold not exceeding US$10,000 in value.

 

Currency

The currency of Taiwan is the new Taiwan dollar (NT$):

  1. Paper Currency: NT$2,000, NT$1,000, NT$500, NT$200, and NT$100
  2. Coins: NT$50, NT$20, NT$10, NT$5, and NT$1

Changing Money:

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.

Foreign Exchange Banks:

Government-authorized banks and international hotels offer currency exchanges services. Please keep your currency exchange receipts in a secure place. You will need to show these receipts in order to exchange unused ROC currency for other currency.

Climate

Average

Electricity

Taiwan uses an electric current of 110 volts at 60 cycles. Many buildings also have 220-volt sockets.

Visitors with appliances of different voltages are urged to bring adapters with them.

Electricity

Emergency

Name

Tel

Police 110
Fire/Ambulance 119
Tourist Information Hotline (02)2717-3737
Tourist Service Center, Taiwan Taoyuan Int’l Airport, Tourism Bureau
Terminal 1
Terminal 2
(03)383-4631
(03)398-3341
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) (02)2348-2999