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[Latest ★ Addition of student visa] Taiwan visa agency application (Tokyo / Yokohama / Osaka visa ag

2021.02.19

* As of February 2021, we are still receiving visa agency applications.
Due to the influence of the new coronavirus infection, application conditions, application procedures, required documents, etc. have changed.
Please refer to the summary below.

You need to apply at the jurisdiction of your current address.
【Tokyo application】
Jurisdictional areas: Those who live in Tokyo, Nagano, Yamanashi, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Niigata, Yamagata, Akita, Miyagi, Aomori, Iwate.
【Yokohama application】
Jurisdictional areas: Those who live in Yokohama, Shizuoka.
【Osaka application】
Jurisdictional areas: Those who live in Osaka, Kyoto,Hyogo, Shiga, Nara, Wakayama, Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi.
【Fukuoka application】
Jurisdictional ares: all over Kyushu ares, Yamaguchi.
【Sapporo application】
Jurisdictinal ares: Hokkaido
【Naha application】
Jurisdictional ares: Okinawa

● Visa application at the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan requires a reservation.
The current reservation date is as follows
Tokyo application: Approximately 2 weeks later * Emergency consultation is possible
Yokohama application: Approximately 6 weeks later * Emergency consultation is possible
Osaka application: No reservation required.
Naha application: No proxy (only that person)

* Based on the regulations of the Central Epidemic Command Center for Coronavirus (COVID-19), all persons entering Taiwan must have a "negative certificate by PCR test of COVID-19" within 3 business days before boarding (English version). In addition, it is necessary to carry out home quarantine for 14 days + self-management for 7 days after entering the border.
For detail:
Central Epidemic Command Center adjusts foreigners' visit regulations from 2021.01.01
About PCR test of new coronavirus (COVID-19)
About waiting for quarantine after entering Taiwan


Visa for commercial purposes (special commercial entry visa)
Temporary visitor visa for stay in Taiwan within 45-90 days * Due to the new coronavirus, only single visas are accepted.

1. Original passport and 1 copy: 6 months or more remaining at the time of application

2. One general visa application form (requires the same signature as your passport)
◎ Access the dedicated website (https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw), print it in PDF format, and sign the same signature as your passport in the signature line.

3. 2 ID photos (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm, taken within 6 months before the application date)

4. Business certificate.
1) Work permit (Ministry of Labour)
* Inform details such as the applicant's name, passport number, and period of work permit in Taiwan.

2) If you do not have a work permit
* Updated 2021.1.27: Due to the new coronavirus, the period of stay will be 45 days or less (including 14 days of quarantine) in principle. In addition, the following documents (1) to (4) are required.
① Copy of the seal certificate of the Japanese company you work for
② Employment certificate and business trip certificate original issued by the Japanese company you work for (stamped with the same stamp as the seal certificate, within 3 months from the issue date)
③ Copy of Taiwanese company registration table is issued by Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs
④ Invitation letter is issued by a Taiwanese company and the original contract performance manual (with the same mark as the company registration table, within 3 months from the issue date)


Family invite between foreign nationals (Japanese) * Due to the new coronavirus, only single visas are accepted.

1. Original passport and 1 copy: 6 months or more remaining at the time of application

2. One general visa application form (requires the same signature as your passport)
◎ Access the dedicated website (https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw), print it in PDF format, and sign the same signature as your passport in the signature line.

3. 2 ID photos (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm, taken within 6 months before the application date)

4.Family register copy: Original and copy
(For the number of applicants + 1 for certification) Issued within the last 3 months and listing the marriage registration and the whole family.

5. Copy of proof of current address
(Example: driver's license, health insurance card, etc.)

6.Invitor’s passport: 0ne copy of A4 (page with photo)
Resident certificate of the invitor: One A4 copy on both sides
(The remaining period must be 6 months or more. Please make a large copy.)

7.Ticket booking confirmation or e-ticket: One copy
(The date, name and flight number must be clearly stated)


Study abroad (university, master's, doctoral course)
Due to the new coronavirus, we are only accepting regular international students from universities and graduate schools who have already been granted entry permission from the Ministry of Education in Taiwan. After inquiring about whether or not the permit list is registered with the school, you will need the official text number and date of the Ministry of Education. (We cannot accept without the official text number)
*Exchange study abroad and language training excluded

1. Original passport and 1 copy: 6 months or more remaining at the time of application

2. One general visa application form (requires the same signature as your passport)
◎ Access the dedicated website (https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw), print it in PDF format, and sign the same signature as your passport in the signature line.

3. 2 ID photos (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm, taken within 6 months before the application date)
4. Original admission letter for the school you are studying and a copy of it

5. One health certificate and one copy of it.
◎ Items within 3 months of being inspected.
◎ The full name stamp of the hospital is required.
◎ Please use the prescribed form for the health certificate, making an inspection at a hospital designated by the Ministry of Health and Welfare of the Executive Yuan or a Japanese hospital or clinic

6. Certificate of highest education (original and 2 copies)
Transcripts for all grades (original and 2 copies)
◎ If it is issued at a school other than Taiwan / Japan, please obtain the certification in advance at the local diplomatic mission in Taiwan.
◎ Not required for exchange study abroad
◎ If you need to certify your graduation certificate / transcript, please make sure that the graduation school is in the consular business jurisdiction of our representative office before submitting the certification application.

7. Bank or post office balance certificate (500,000 yen or more) 1 original
◎ Those with a seal or signature of the issuing institution and within 3 months from the issue date.
Please separately submit a copy of the family register / resident's card that shows the parent-child relationship when you submit proof of balance in the name of the parent.
◎ If you have received the "Taiwan Scholarship", please prepare the original scholarship certificate and one copy instead.
◎ Not required for exchange study abroad

8. One certificate of enrollment at the school you currently belong to (in the case of exchange study abroad)


【Fee】
Tokyo application: 20,000 yen
Yokohama application: 25,000 yen
Osaka application: 25,000 yen
* surcharge 1,600yen if you need to authenticate a copy or your family register.

[Income days]
5 business days after application is completed (it may take some days depending on the situation)
◎ Please note that visa may not be issued depending on the examination situation.

[About epidemic prevention hotels]
Currently, those who have entered Taiwan are quarantined for 15 nights and 16 days.
We can arrange a Taiwan epidemic prevention hotel.
★List of epidemic prevention hotels is here

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