General Information

The Taipei TTY Airport and Kaohsiung Airport can be accessed via over 190 non-stop and direct flights from 56 major cities throughout the world. The carriers are Air Macau, Air New Zealand, Air Nippon, Angkor Airways, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Eva Airways, Continental, Dragon Air, Japan Asia Airways, Korean Air, Far Eastern Air, Northwest, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Mandarin Airlines, Palau Trans, Pacific Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Thai Airways, Transasia Airways, United Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.


Visa Requirements
Participants should consult the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ (BOCA) website at for information about visa requirements for entry into Taiwan. Citizens of the following countries may enter and remain in Taiwan without a visa for a maximum of 30 days: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, and USA.
Visitor Visa Application Forms may be downloaded from and should be submitted directly to BOCA. For more information, please contact BOCA at +886-2-2343-2891 or e-mail:


Useful Links
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C.
Department of Health, Executive Yuan, R.O.C.
Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Taiwan Travel Information
Taipei City Government

Kaohsiung Travel Online
Kaohsiung City Government
Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corporation
The world games 2009 Kaohsiung