International travel is slowly returning to Taiwan.
Today marks the first day Taiwan reopened its doors to business travellers, as the country slowly reopens itself since the pandemic lock-downs.
The number of international arrivals at Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport today rose to record numbers since mid-March, as business travellers flock to the country.
Last week, Taiwan announced that the government will begin allowing business travellers from low-to-moderate-risk countries/regions to enter the country once again, with hopes that this will revitalise the country's economy.
Countries currently deemed as “lower-risk” by Taiwan are New Zealand, Australia, Macau, Palau, Fiji, Brunei, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Thailand, Mongolia, and Bhutan.
Countries deemed as "low-to-moderate risk" are South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Business travellers must receive prior approval from the CECC prior to entering Taiwan, and fulfil the following conditions:
The length of stay is less than 3 months.
Individuals enter for short-term business-activities only (Inspecting goods, after-sales service, technical guidance and training, and signing of contracts).
The starting point is a country/region that has been deemed low-to-medium-risk and the visitor has no travel history to other countries/regions over the 14 days before boarding the flight to Taiwan.