Here you will find important tips and useful information for Taiwan.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
New Taiwan dollar TWD
Payment by credit card is relatively common. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Severe penalties for violations of currency laws.
002 41 (tralasciare lo zero della rete Svizzera)
110 volt / adapter required
+ 7 h / + 6 h during our summer time
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and sufficient funds for stays up to 30 days (extension of stay not possible).
For longer stays, please direct your inquiries to the diplomatic representation of the country.
Taipei, Trade Office Swiss Industries, Room 3101, 31st Floor, 333 Keelung Road, Sec. 1
Tel. +886 2 2720 1001
9.00 - 15.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)
10.00 - 22.00 h (Mon - Sat)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.2 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Special legal regulations
Severe penalties for violations of drug laws (up to life imprisonment/death penalty).
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