How to Get Taiwan Tourist Visit Visa from London

There are two Taipei Representative Offices in United Kingdom, one in London and the other in Edinburg, that are authorised to issue tourist visit visa. Office located in the London deals the applications from South of United Kingdom including London, Durham, Cumbria, British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos, the Falkland Island and Sierra Leone. If you want to apply for tourist visit visa of Taiwan from London, you should meet the requirements set by the Taipei Representative Office in British capital. If you fail to meet any of the requirements, Taipei Representative Office may reject your application, however, here is a step by step guide to get Taiwan tourist visit visa from London that will make the process easier for you.

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Instructions

  • 1

    Application Form


    You can download application for from the official website of the Taipei Representative Office in UK. You can also download the application form directly from the link given below. Application form can be filled in Chinese and English Language.


    Click to Download Application Form.

  • 2

    Requirements


    Taiwan Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs handles the applications for the Taiwan tourist visit visa. The Consular has set the following requirements:


    (a)    Completed application form that should be signed by the applicant.
    (b)   Two Passport size Photographs that should be in light colour background and not be older than six months.
    (c)    Original Passport that should be valid for at least six months before the application. There should be at least one blank page in the passport.
    (d)   Photocopy of the passport.
    (e)   Bank Statement showing that you can bear the expenses of your visit to Taiwan.
    (f)     Travel itinerary such as return ticket.
    (g)    Visa Fee


    You may be asked to enter additional documents if required.

  • 3

    Visa Fee


    Single Entry visitor visa fee is a £32 for UK passport holders. If you are the National of any other country, your charges may vary according to your country. You can visit the link given below to find the details of fee for your country.


    Click to Visit Taipei Representative Office Website


    You can pay your fee either in case, company cheque, postal order or bank draft. In case you select to submit your application in person you can submit your visa fee at the time of submission of applications.


    If you want to make a postal order or Bank draft, these should be made payable to the “Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.” or “TRO in the U.K.” If you choose Bank’s draft option, remember your bank draft should include readable accounting and routing information. If it is not possible then the name of the both banks to which the fee is payable and the details of the bank with which this account is held.


    You can Locate the Nearest Post Office to make Postal Order.

  • 4

    Submission of Applications


    You can submit your application either in person or using postal service. If you want to submit your application in person, you should take your fee with you to the Taipei Representative office in London. You can submit your application from Monday to Friday between 9:30 to 12:30.


    Taipei Representative Office
    Visit Taipei Representative Office Website


    If you want to submit your application via post, you should enclose a stamped, pre-paid self-addressed envelope with your application. However, this service is available only for British Passport Holders.


    You can Locate the Nearest Post Office to make Postal Order.

  • 5

    Processing Time


    All applications are processed within five working days except those which requires additional documentation and inquiries. However, postal service may cause delay in your application processing time.

  • 6

    Receive Visa


    If you submit your application in person, you will have to collect your visa making a personal visit to the Taipei Representative office in London.


    If you submit your application by post, the Taipei Representative Office in London will send visa back enclosing in the envelope that you sent with you application.

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