What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Taiwan?

  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • Yellow fever
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Taiwan.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Taiwan:

  • Hepatitis-A
  • Hepatitis-B
  • Japanese enchaplitis


Other health risks: H1N1, enterovirus 71 and dengue fever

What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Taiwan?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities in Taiwan are widely available and of good quality.
  • Some hospitals may require cash payment.
  • All prescribed medicines are widely available with the same name or some other name with the same salt content.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Taiwan and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Taiwan.

Health tips while travelling to Taiwan:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Taiwan. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Taiwan.

Also Read: Customs followed in Taiwan

Last update on February 2, 3:29 pm by Nidhi S.