Visa Requirements

Visa Application – General Information:

Please check your visa requirements and make sure you have a valid visa. The nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program:

Countries eligible for Visa-exempt entry

  • Nationals of Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei and Singapore are eligible for the visa exemption program for a stay of not more than 30 days.
  • Nationals of the following countries can visit Taiwan visa-free for a stay of not more than 90 days: Click HERE.

e-Visa Application

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs now provides e-Visa for delegates to attend 2017 World Congress of Sociology of Sport and we are obliged to apply the e-code for you which is an important key while you apply the e-Visa.

If you would like to apply for the e-Visa, please provide the following required documents (clear and legible) by email to the local ISSA 2017 Secretariat at from April 17 to May 02, 2017.

1)      Passport copy

2)      Flight itinerary (issued by an airline company or travel agency)

3)      Hotel reservation (issued by a hotel or travel agency)

Once your e-Code is approved, we will send an e-Code to you for you to apply the e-Visa online, kindly refer to to fill out the e-Visa applications and complete the payment of application fee online.

General Information for entering Taiwan:

Visit the website of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (TAIWAN) HERE.
Detailed information on documents required to obtain a VISA for Attending a Conference can be found HERE.

Invitation Letter:

If you require a formal invitation to the congress for your visa application, please indicate it during the registration process. An official letter of Invitation to obtain a VISA and authorization to attend the ISSA 2017 Congress will be issued only after a completed registration and full payment have been received by the Congress Secretariat.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact: 

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