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Due to the China Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the Central Epidemic Command Center has set restrictions on China nationals travelling to Taiwan

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Date : 2020/2/1
Updated : 2020/2/1 下午 07:35:00

In view of the continuously growing number of cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection causing pneumonia in China, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) called on a meeting with various departments yesterday (25) to discuss related restrictions for China nationals travelling to Taiwan, and made the following resolutions:

1.China nationals from Hubei Province restricted to come to Taiwan.

2.Aside from Hubei Province, applications for tourists, social exchange, professional exchange and medical exchanges have been temporarily suspended. For those who have been already issued a permit to come to Taiwan are advised to postpone their trip. However, persons involved with the epidemic prevention, humane medical treatment, social interaction groups or accompanying groups, professional exchange services on specific locations, investment management (including accompanying personnel), acquiring permits to come to Taiwan after evaluation, must comply with the 14-days health self-management.

3.Students from China studying in Taiwan temporarily not allowed to enter Taiwan before February 9.

4.Aside from complying activities and internal transfers within multinational companies involved in business exchanges, all other applications are temporarily suspended. For those who have been already issued a permit to come to Taiwan are advised to postpone their trip. Persons permitted to travel to Taiwan must comply with the 14-days health self-management.

5.China spouses (includes Hubei Province) returning to Taiwan are restricted within their homes and must comply with the 14-days health self-management.

6.Travelling across the Taiwan Strait: Temporary restrictions for all China nationals travelling across the Taiwan Strait to Kinmen, Penghu and outlying islands (including social exchange, cultural and business exchanges, studies, travel and leisure). Persons who have already acquired permit to travel to Taiwan are advised to postpone their trip.

For any related questions, please call the toll-free Disease Prevention Hotline 1922 or 0800-001922.

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