Venue InformationLocated in the most elite Zhong Zheng district where professionals and intellectuals gather, NTUH (National Taiwan University Hospital) International Convention Center is a precious stone that shines on the historical campus of NTUH amid all other governmental buildings in its surroundings. NTUH, with its national-level medical services and great research traditions, has always been one of the best among its peers in terms of researches and educational trainings. NTUHCC address: No.2, Xuzhou Road, Taipei City, Taiwan
Transportation InformationTaipei city is served by two airports: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei Songshan Airport. Direct flights from more than 160 destinations worldwide arrive at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, which is connected by the dedicated metro system to downtown Taipei. Taipei Songshan Airport is situated at the heart of the city, serves regular flights from and to Japan, South Korea and China’s major cities. Once arrived, visitors can connect with Taipei’s own metro system directly from the airport. 
Transportation from the AirportA. From Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Taoyuan Metro can reach downtown Taipei within 38 minutes. Airport buses take visitors to downtown Taipei in about an hour. Taxi and car hire service are also available.
B. From Taipei Songshan Airport Taipei MRT can reach downtown Taipei Taxi, car hire and bus service are available.
CurrencyThe official currency in Taiwan is New Taiwan Dollars (NTD). The US dollars and Euros can be exchanged into TWD in the local banks. If you are traveling from overseas, having some USD or Euro cash to exchange to TWD is advised. The banks can be located at the airports and downtown Taipei.
ElectricityElectricity is 110 V AC, 60 HZ. The plug types are Type A and Type B.
Local TimeTaipei is located in the GMT +8 time zone.
Emergency NumbersPolice: 110
Emergency Services: 119
Common LanguageThe common language is Traditional Chinese, and English is widely used.
Calling CodeTaiwan’s country code is 886. For any international calls, dial “+ (country code) (phone number)”.
Internet Access4G and 5G service is available from all mobile operators. The SIM cards can be purchased at the airports. Public Wi-Fi access is also widely available in the city.
Credit CardsCredit cards issued by Visa, MasterCard, American Express (Amex) and JCB are accepted in Taiwan. It is encouraged to exchange some cash at the airports in case of smaller vendors who may only accept cash.
WeekendThe official weekend days are Saturday and Sunday.
Visa-exemptForeign attendees entering Taiwan visa-free must hold passports with a remaining validity of at least six months and a return or onward air ticket and a valid visa for the next destination. The maximum period of stay in Taiwan for foreigners who enter visa-free is 14, 30 or 90 days, upon the expiration of which period they must depart. For the latest Visa-exempt information and requirements, please visit
For latest information and requirements on Landing Visas, please visit:
Visa ApplicationForeign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other legal travel documents and who intend to stay in Taiwan for no more than six months for the purposes of transit; tour; visit relatives; undertake visits; undertake inspection tours; attend international conferences; conduct business; pursue short-term study; undertake short-term employment; undertake short-term missionary work; and engage in other activities in the ROC as approved by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
For more information, please refer to the Bureau of Consular Affairs website: 
Visa application website: 
e-Visa SupportTo apply for e-Visa, check if you are the citizen of eligible countries from the countries on the eVisa website:
You may directly apply for the eVisa.
For citizen from countries that are not included in the Visa-exempt program and eVisa program, the APrIGF host will provide a courtesy Ecode for the participant to apply for eVisa. Please register for the APriGF event when the registration is open. After you completed the registration, send a request to [email protected] with subject “eVisa Request”. The final time for eVisa request is July 29.
While applying e-Visa with Ecode, you will need to provide relevant personal information and pay the required fee by credit card online.
There will be 2 batches for the eVisa application, the first batch will process requests before July 15, and the second batch will process requests from July 16 to July 29. No further requests will be processed after July 29.  
For Participants from Mainland ChinaPlease refer to the NIA website for further information. 
Need assistance? Send an email to us at [email protected] with subject “Mainland China Participant”.