Want China Times
About 800 Taiwanese tourists have applied for e-visas to the Philippines since the new online
visa system was launched July 1 in an effort to make travel to the neighboring country easier, according to the Philippines’ representative office in Taiwan.
The Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) system allows Taiwanese passport holders aged 15 and over to apply online for a visa to visit the Southeast Asian country for tourism purposes.
Successful applicants are granted a multiple-entry visa for a stay of up to 30 days, the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei said Thursday.
From July 1-14, about 800 Taiwanese passport holders applied for tourism visas to the Philippines via the new online system, MECO told CNA. [FULL STORY]