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Visa Application for Students from Designated Countries

Q: What countries are listed as “Designated countries” by BOCA in Taiwan?

A: Below is the list of designated countries.












Sri Lanka






* Nepali could apply visa only in Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India.

* Nigerian could apply visa only in Taipei Trade Office in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

* Ghanaian could apply visa only in Taipei Trade Office in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


Q: What kind of required documents you need to prepare for applying visa?


  1. Admission letter from Taiwan Tech
  2. Authenticated financial support (If you receive the full or partial scholarship from Taiwan Tech, you could use the scholarship letter as the financial support.)
  3. Authenticated highest education diploma
  4. Authenticated transcript
  5. Authenticated health certificate within past 3 months

For detailed information, please refer to


The guidance of applying visa:

  1. Please contact your department office or advisor to assist you filling out the guarantee letter and inform us the advisor’s name. After your advisor completes the guarantee letter, please submit to OIA with the copy of staff ID.
  2. Prepare several documents which all need to be authenticated by overseas Taiwan embassy. (Please refer the link for overseas Taiwan Embassy:

Documents are: (1) financial support  (2) highest education diploma  (3) transcript (4) health certificate within past 3 months

  1. After the documents are authenticated, please scan and send the documents to OIA staff.
  2. Prepare all required documents to Taiwan Embassy for visa application in person, and then you will get an application number which starts with BV or V. Please provide the code for OIA staff.
  3. OIA will assist you submitting the scanned documents with the guarantee letter to BOCA in Taiwan. Please wait for 5 working days for examination.
  4. As soon as OIA receives the application result, you will be informed by email. You can go to the Taiwan Embassy to get the visa.


If you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Lily Lin (Tel: 886-2-2730-3201, Email:


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