In response to severe global COVID-19 situation, travelers arriving on long-haul flights to be required to be tested upon arrival and be transported to hospital if they test positive starting Jan. 11

On January 10, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that as the variant Omicron spreads rapidly around the world, starting 00:00 on January 11, 2022 (incoming flight's scheduled arrival time), quarantine measures for arrivals will be adjusted as follows to reduce the threat posed by COVID-19 to domestic epidemic prevention efforts. Arrivals are urged to cooperate with the following measures:

Travelers arriving in Taiwan on long-haul flights between the country and the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, New Zealand, and Australia will be required to undergo a government-funded rapid RT-PCR test when their flight touches down. Travelers testing negative can then proceed to customs and immigration and should take a quarantine vehicle to a quarantine hotel/government quarantine facility where they will complete quarantine; those testing positive will be transported to a designated hospital by ambulance on the airside of the airport after designated personnel complete document inspection.