Process of Obtaining Taiwan Residence Visa for Sri Lankan Students
1. It is requested that all applicants for a visa to Taiwan should fill in the application forms online and print the filled forms to submit
to the visa counter.
The website to fill in the application form: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw
Visa General Application - Residence Visa
2. Applicants must attest their documents from Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in India, before submitting visa documents to Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in Chennai.
Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission
No. 56, Sterling Road, Near Loyola College,
Tamil Nadu 600034, India,
Phone: +91 44 2824 1896
3. Applicants must submit the visa application and supportive documents to obtain Taiwan visa.
Note: Please visit the website for up to date information and guidelines.
Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in Chennai
New No.30, Norton Road, Mandaveli,
Chennai-600028, Tamil Nadu, India
Phone： +91 44 4302 4311,
Fax： +91 44 4303 3511
3.1 Document checklist for Sri Lankan students for Taiwan Residence visa.
Covering letter mentioning the purpose of the visit, the designation of visitor and the intended duration of stay.
Visa Application form (Print after filled online).
Passport (passport should have more than six months of validity).
Two white Background Color Passport size Photographs.
Acceptance letter from the selected University, Taiwan.
Proof of Scholarship document/letter.
B. Sc. Degree Certificate - Attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka and authenticated by the Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in India.
B. Sc. Transcripts - Attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka and authenticated by the Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in India.
No Objection letter from applicant’s current institute or university in Sri Lanka.
Health Certificate - First attested by the Sri Lanka Medical Council and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka and authenticated by Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in India.
Vaccination Record Book (or Proof of Rubella vaccine ).
Past Six Months Bank statements.
Confirmed Air Ticket to Taiwan.
*** Note: Applicants need to prepare at least 3 sets of copies of their certificates/documents.
3.2 Visa fees and authentication fees
Please visit Taipei Economic and Cultural Center office and get advice from the counter office before preparing any bank drafts.
Student Resident Visa: Rs.4400 - No cash or cheque.
Note: Express service charge with Rs.6600 but it is not available for Sri Lankan passport holders
Note: Above charges may be changed and please check the updated figures.
Demand drafts only in favor of Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in Chennai.
City Union Bank is located on Mandaveli Street, off Norton Road.
Once visa documents are submitted to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center, it takes a minimum of 7-15 working days to process a visa.