On September 13, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that in consideration of the stabilized pandemic situation in Taiwan, starting today, it will allow foreign spouses who have completed required marriage legal procedures with R.O.C. nationals and their underage children to apply to enter Taiwan during the effective period of strict border control measures, and will authorize R.O.C. overseas missions under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to accept and process the said groups' applications for a dependent visa or a visitor visa for visiting relatives.
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The CECC announced the opening of borders. (Photo / Provided by the CECC)
Individuals who have a dependent visa originally expired from May 19 to September 13, will be granted an automatic visa extension until December 31, 2021.
In cooperating with the CECC’s border control measures, R.O.C. (Taiwan) overseas missions will process visa applications for the foreign spouses and minor children of R.O.C. (Taiwan) nationals in accordance with the prevailing regulations applicable to visa applications for such individuals. The quarantine measures for such individuals entering Taiwan will be subject to the CECC’s quarantine regulations.
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Foreign spouses and their children will be accepted into Taiwan immediately. (Photo / Provided by the CECC)
Individuals who have a spousal or dependent visa (marked TS or TC) that expired in the period from May 19 to September 13 this year will be granted an automatic visa extension until December 31, 2021. They do not need to re-apply for a special entry permit visa.