*Why Pursue Degree in Taiwan
*Taiwan Scholarship
*Application Procedure
*Other Important Information
*Visa Application


Taiwan Scholarship Recipients Visa Application Procedure

The following information is intended for US citizens who live in Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii.

Visa Category: Single-entry Resident Visa

Purpose of Stay: Pursuing degree in Taiwan 

1.      Residents in the following areas: Southern California, Arizona, and New Mexico.

 a. Walk-in Service

Required Document

  1. Scholarship certificate from Cultural Division of TECO in Los Angeles.

  2. An acceptance letter issued by the college for bachelor/master/PhD degree study, or by a language center for LEP program..

  3. A completed and signed visa application form.

  4. A U.S passport valid for no less than six months.

  5. Two 2x2-inch color photos with a plain color (white color recommended) background taken within the last six months.

  6. Health certificate* issued within the last three months.

  7. Visa processing fee is waved for Taiwan Scholarship recipients.

*Health Certificate

A health certificate issued within the past three months by a licensed foreign hospital or clinic is required. The required items for examination are determined by the health authority. The certificate should be authenticated at a ROC Embassy, Consulate or Mission within the jurisdiction of the issuing agency. Please submit with “Application form for Authentication” and authentication fee is $15.

b.      Mail-in Service

All the required documents are the same as above.

1.      Mailing Address:
Consular Service Division
TECO in Los Angeles
3731 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010 

2.        Postage** for returning passport and documents by express mail : US$18.30 (domestic only) 

** We only accept money order or cashier’s check made payable to TECO. Please do not send cash if you are mailing the documents.

2.      Residents in Hawaii

Please contact the Consular Service Division of TECO in Hawaii for detailed information and assistance:

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Honolulu

2746 Pali Highway,
Honolulu, HI, 96817