1. Fast.  CIBTvisas specialises 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 and can secure in as little as one day.  We process Taiwan, China visas at the Taiwan, China Embassy every day for residents of the UK.











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. However, if you are running short on time, we may be able to process your visa on a faster service at the Embassy’s discretion.

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 by a secure method, such as a guaranteed postal service or courier.

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Taiwan, China Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must: 

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have at least one blank visa page

  2. Proof of Residency

    A copy of the applicant's residency or work permit for their place of residence

  3. Photograph(s)

    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
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm 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 spectacles 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
    • Be identical

  4. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide a Business Cover Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Swiss postal address. Use the sample Business Cover Letter provided here to complete your letter.

    All Business Cover Letters must be addressed to the Embassy or Consulate. The address of the diplomatic mission can be found here
    In addition to the language provided in the sample, your Business Cover Letter must:

    • Indicate that the applicant is currently employed on a permanent contract

  5. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:  

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Include the passport number of the applicant 
    • State the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and length of visa required

  6. Proof of Financial Means

    A copy of the applicant's most recent bank statement

  7. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  8. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

    • Indicate Delegation Culturelle et Economique de Taipei, Switzerland as place of application

  9. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the CIBTvisas website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.

    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed CIBTvisas Visa Order Form which can be found in the CIBTvisas Application Pack should be submitted.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Taiwan, China Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Visa Exempt

    Visa exempt for a stay of up to 90 days. The traveller must:

    • Obtain a visa prior to travel if they hold a criminal record
    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Check the latest immunisation requirements at: http://www.safetravel.ch/