On Tuesday, Taiwan announced that its new e-visa scheme was open to travellers. The scheme allows visitors from 27 countries to apply for visas online.

Taiwan launches new e-visa scheme.

Taiwan launches new e-visa scheme. Image by Carrie Kellenberger / CC BY 2.0

The scheme applies to nationals of visa-required countries; nationals of visa waivered countries do not need to apply for a visa in advance of their trip. Citizens of Brunei, Macedonia and Turkey, are among those eligible for the e-visa programme. Eligible visitors can apply online at Taiwan’s Bureau of Consular Affairs website: boca.gov.tw.

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