August 6(Tue)-9(Fri), 2024
ASIAA, Taipei, Taiwan

Travel Guide

  1. PRC Passport Holders: it takes 3 to 4 months to apply for travel permits (來台入出境許可證). Please follow the instructions to apply for Travel Permit before May 3.
  2. Visa-Exempt Entry & e-Visas
    • 30-day visa-free privileges are afforded to citizens of more than 30 countries. Please visit Regulation of Visa-Exempt Entry and Landing Visas for Foreigners.
    • Participants of other nationalities need to apply for a visa. For a faster visa application to attend this international conference, getting an electronic visa (eVisa) on-line is recommended instead of a regular visitor visa. To provide you with the required number (Ecode) for the eVisa application, please email (sychiu   _replace_to_@_   asiaa.sinica.edu.tw) a copy of your passport or a sharable link by May 31 with the subject: "eVISA application for YOUR NAME". We will provide you with the needed information about one month after the registration deadline, after which you can apply for an eVisa no later than 7 working days before coming to Taiwan.
    • Please note that your passport's expiration date should be at least six months after your trip.
  3. International Airports
    • Most international flights land in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (Airport Code: TPE) which is situated 40km south of Taipei. The metro system “airport line” connects the TPE airport and Taipei main station and will take less than 1 hour.
    • Taipei Songshan Airport (Airport code: TSA) serves domestic flights and short-haul services to mainland China and Japan-Haneda(HND)/Korea-Gimpo(GMP). It's close to the Taipei city center.
    • Please refer to ASIAA website for transportation from international airports to Taipei downtown.
  4. Currency
    The New Taiwan Dollar (NT$) is the currency used in Taiwan. It is recommended to travel with cash. It is also possible to withdraw NT$ from ATM in Taiwan with foreign bank card. Please check with your bank about this service in advance.
  5. Dinning Places
    You can easily find restaurants everywhere in the Taipei city. Prices vary but one meal should cost less than 10 USD in many restaurants. [Lunch boxes will be provided for the participants during workshop.]
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