1. Fast.  CIBTvisas specializes in securing Taiwan, China visas and can help you secure a Taiwan, China visa.
  2. Easy.  CIBTvisas is the easiest way to get a visa.  We process Taiwan, China visas at the Taiwan, China Embassy every day for residents of Canada.









Taiwan, China Visa FAQs

When is the best time to apply for my Taiwan, China visa?
The best time to apply for your Taiwan, China visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.

Do I have to send you my passport to get a Taiwan, China visa? Is it safe to send a passport?
Yes. You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Taiwan, China visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa request cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx.

Sample of Business Travel Requirements for a Taiwan, China Visa for Canadian Citizens

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page. Amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background free of shadows
    • Be 51 mm by 51 mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither glasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Visa Application Form

    The Consulate of Taiwan has instituted a web-based visa application form. The application must be completed online and then printed. Details can be found at: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw  We cannot process your visa request if you do not complete the application form online. Your completed application must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  4. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Introduction Letter from your Canadian-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays an Canadian mailing address. Use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at https://cibtvisas.ca/forms?formname=Canada-Business-Cover-Letter-Sample.pdf using the exact language and format provided in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.

  5. Letter of Invitation

    You must provide an official letter of invitation from the company or organization that you will be visiting. The letter must:

    • Be written on an official company letterhead and display an official company seal
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e., business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.)
    • Include the inviter's full name
    • Include the full local address and phone number of the company or organization you will be visiting
    • Specify the number of entries and desired validity of the visa you are requesting

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip.  Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket showing entry and exit date
    • Show your full name as printed in your passport

  7. Proof of Sufficient Funds

    You must provide proof that you possess sufficient funds.  Your financial details must:

    • Include a copy of your most recent bank statement
    • Display your full name

  8. CIBTvisas Order Form

    You must provide one completed CIBTvisas Order Form. The form must:

    • Include a valid email address and payment information
    • Include your signature in blue or black ink

Sample of Tourist Travel Requirements for a Taiwan, China Visa for Canadian Citizens

  1. No Visa Required

    No visa is required for this destination for a stay of up to 90 days. Please keep in mind that while a visa is not required, you must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds relative to your intended length of stay.
    • Confirm with their airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa as these conditions are subject to change