Travelers entering Taiwan to be required to complete health declaration form starting February 11

On February 11, 2020, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) indicated that cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection have been reported in China and 26 other countries with community transmission without obvious origins of infection and a cluster case resulted from an international meeting occurring in countries outside China.

In order to strengthen Taiwan’s border quarantine measures, starting today (Feb. 11), all travelers arriving from areas outside China, Hong Kong and Macau will be required to complete a health declaration form and accurately provide their travel and contact history regarding whether they have visited China, Hong Kong and Macau over the past 14 days before entry. If travelers provide inaccurate information or refuse, evade or interfere with the provision of such information, violators will be fined up to NT$ 150,000 according to relevant laws. With respect to travelers arriving from China, Hong Kong and Macau, the travelers are required to complete the Novel Coronavirus Health Declaration and Home Quarantine Notice and abide by home quarantine measures within 14 days after entering Taiwan.