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You will not need to quarantine on return, but you must take a pre-departure test before you arrive in the UK (a Return PCR or Antigen Fit to Fly test), and a PCR test on return to the UK on Day 2.
*If you were fully vaccinated in the UK, EU, or USA at least 14 days ago, you do not need to quarantine, but still need to take a pre-departure test before arriving in the UK (a Return PCR or Antigen Fit to Fly test), and one PCR test on return to the UK (Day 2).

Taiwan Travel Restrictions

Updated:

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07/2021

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Reviewed:

Current

Who can travel to

Taiwan

?

Foreign Nationals, Permanent Residence Holders

Accepted tests for entry

PCR

Test window

72 hours

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Taiwan COVID-19 Entry Requirements

Who can travel to

Taiwan

?

Foreign Nationals, Permanent Residence Holders

Do children need to be tested?

Test Requirements

PCR

Test window

72 hours

Result format

Print, Digital

Quarantine required and quarantine length

Yes

14 days

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Can You Travel To Taiwan?

The authorities have announced a temporary ban on foreign nationals entering, or transiting, Taiwan, with the exception of residents. Exceptions may be made for emergency or humanitarian reasons. Contact your local Taipei Representative Office for further information.

All passengers arriving or transiting in Taiwan are required to present a certificate of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test in order to be able to board their flight to Taiwan. This test needs to have taken place within three working days before the date of departure.

Passengers arriving from the UK are required to complete their mandatory 14 day quarantine at a designated quarantine facility. The cost of the quarantine will be covered by the Taiwanese authorities.

Passengers will be required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at the quarantine facility and one day before the end of their mandatory 14 day quarantine period. A home-based rapid COVID-19 test will be required between the 10th and 12th day of quarantine. A positive test will mean hospitalisation. An additional 7 day self-health management period is required for all passengers who have completed their quarantine.

You should refer to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for further information regarding entry and quarantine requirements in Taiwan. A link to the CDC’s FAQ page can be found on the CDC website.

Local Measures

  • contact tracing procedures when entering restaurants, shops and some public places
  • Indoor gatherings limited to five people, outdoor gatherings limited to 10 people
  • Wearing of masks at all times outdoors

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Travelling To Taiwan FAQs

Advice and answers from the Corona Test Centre Team

What do the three colours of the UK’s ‘Traffic Light System’ for travel mean?

  • Red: You must pay for a 10-day stay in a managed quarantine hotel, as well as taking a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test) and two PCR tests upon return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8).
  • Amber: You will need to quarantine for 10 days, as well as taking a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test), and two PCR tests on return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8). When you return to the UK,  you can take a test on Day 5 (Test to Release) to leave quarantine early.
  • Green: You will not need to quarantine on return, but you must take a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test), and a PCR test on return to the UK on Day 2.


How will the government decide which countries go on the green, amber or red lists?

Countries are assigned to the three lists, based on a range of Covid-19 health metrics, which include figures on population vaccination, infection rates and prevalence of variants. The different traffic light colours indicate the risk in each destination and the associated tests and quarantine periods required. Lists are reassessed every three weeks, to account for changes in each country’s COVID-19 situation.

Will I need a PCR Fit to Fly Certificate to travel to

Taiwan

?

The PCR test is the gold standard for testing coronavirus and so is recommended for travel to all countries. For Taiwan, only PCR Fit to Fly Certificates are accepted.

Will I need an Antigen Fit to Fly Certificate to travel to

Taiwan

?

The PCR test is the gold standard for testing coronavirus and so is recommended for travel to all countries. For Taiwan, only PCR Fit to Fly Certificates are accepted. You will not be able to use an Antigen Fit to Fly Certificate to enter Taiwan but you will be able to use one to return to the UK.

Will I need a Day 2 test or Day 2 and 8 when I return to the UK?

Taiwan is currently on the green list, this means that you will need a Day 2 PCR test. You will need to buy this before you travel to the UK and use the reference code on your passenger location form. You do not need to quarantine on arrival unless you test positive. Please note that the travel restrictions are subject to change at very short notice.

I’m vaccinated, what tests do I need?

Taiwan is currently on the green list, this means that you will need a Day 2 PCR test, even though you are double vaccinated. You will need to buy this before you travel to the UK and use the reference code on your passenger location form. You do not need to quarantine on arrival unless you test positive. Please note that the travel restrictions are subject to change at very short notice.

Can I enter

Taiwan

with a double vaccination certificate?

Taiwan does not accept vaccination as an entry requirement and so you will need to provide a PCR Fit to Fly Certificate

What happens if I have visited another country before flying back to the UK from

Taiwan

?

The government advice for passengers travelling from Taiwan is that if you have visited another country in the 10 days before you arrive in the UK that is a higher risk than Taiwan, you must follow the travel guidance for the highest risk country you visited.

What else will I need to return to the UK?

For all countries, including Taiwan, you will need to take an Antigen Fit to Fly test before departing for the UK. This can be bought at Corona Test Centre’s to take with you on your travels.

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