Courier Service During Lunar New Year Holidays:
Please note that SF Express (courier) will be closed for Chinese New Year from January 23 to January 29. During this time, home delivery services will not be available. Only limited services for Pickup and Dropoff will be available at certain courier locations. If you need further assistance regarding courier services, please call SF Express customer service hotline at 0800-088-830 during service hours. Click here for detailed service hours during Chinese New Year holiday. All delivery services will resume on January 30.

New Work Visa Reciprocity Fees:
Please note that effective December 11, 2019, Taiwan passport holders applying for H, L, and R visas may be required to pay an additional fee before a visa can be issued.  This is due to changes to the Taiwan reciprocity schedule.  L visa applicants should also note that the maximum visa validity period that can be issued to Taiwan passport holders has changed to 36 months.  For more information about visa fees, including when and how to pay them, click here.

New Exchange Rate:
AIT will change its consular exchange rate from US$1=NT$32 to US$1=NT$31 effective November 10, 2019.
All applicants for nonimmigrant visas who pay the visa processing fee on or after November 10 must pay at the new exchange rate.
Applicants who paid the visa processing fee at the previous exchange rate on or before November 9 may still use their receipt within one year.

New Security Regulations:
AIT has updated its security regulations.  Click here to learn what security regulations you should follow when entering AIT.

New Office Compound information:
Please note that the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be open for business at its new facility in Neihu beginning on May 6, 2019.
Please come to the new facility in Neihu for your appointment (No. 100, Jinhu Road, Neihu District, Taipei City).   Please click here for more information.

Presidential Proclamation:
On December 4, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Government’s motions for emergency stays of preliminary injunctions issued by the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Hawaii and Maryland, which prohibited the enforcement of certain sections of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P). Nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. Click here for more information.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Taiwan. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the American Institute in Taiwan.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Taiwan.