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Arrival & Quarantine Measures for "Exchange & Visiting Students" - to be updated soon



Fill out the health & quarantine declaration form on the Quarantine System for Entry within 48 hours before boarding the flight.



Step 1. After arriving at the airport, students holding MoE special entry permits MUST report to the MoE staff. MoFA scholarship students can go to the SIM card booths directly.

Step 2. Purchase a Taiwan SIM card (valid for the whole duration of your stay or at least for 30 days for quarantine use). If you are under 18, ask one of your parents to complete the declaration form and bring it with you. A copy of your parent's passport is also needed. 

Step 3. Change your mobile number on the quarantine system to your Taiwan number. Country code +886. Present your hotel reservation slip to the CDC quarantine counter

Step 4. Present your passport, MoE entry permit (A4, print in color, for students without MoFA TEC scholarship) or MoFA approval letter (for MoFA TEC scholarship students), NSYSU Letter of Acceptance, Arrival Card, and declaration form (if any) at customs. 

Step 5. Exchange money to NT dollars (prepare 100 bills for exchange) and use the restroom before claiming your luggage. 

Step 6. You will be asked to take a saliva test and receive 2 rapid test kits for later use (free of charge). 

Step 7. Come out to the meeting hall and go to the Car Rental Counter directly. Please turn to the Taxi Service Counter if the rental cars are fully booked. (The rental cars are similar to taxis. There will be a driver taking you to the destination.) 

They would ask you to fill in a form for a car reservation. You can ask the staff there to help put on the hotel address in Chinese so the driver can locate your destination sooner. Before you get in the car, they will sanitize your luggage and your body with alcohol spray. It will be a 3-4 hours non-stop trip to Kaohsiung. No stopover is allowed.

Taoyuan International Airport Floor Plan











For students arriving at Kaohsiung International Airport, you can go to the Taxi Service Counter at Exit 7 directly. The guard there will show you the direction.

Step 5. Stay in contact with Hana through the Facebook group or messenger. Report when 1. Boarding flight 2. Disembark flight 3. Get in the taxi 4. Arriving at the hotel.

You are requested to follow the quarantine regulations and the instructions given by the NSYSU Health Division. Individuals who violate quarantine regulations are subject to fines ranging from NT$100,000 to NT$1 million


1 Saliva Test & 1 Rapid Test

The date of your arrival will be counted as Day 0 and you will take a deep-throat saliva test at the airport after landing. You are required to take a COVID-19 rapid test on the 7th day before your quarantine is over and present the test result to the NSYSU Health Division. Please follow the instruction video below for taking the rapid test.


3-day Quarantine + 4-day Self-initiated Epidemic Prevention starting from the next day of arrival

It is compulsory for students to stay in a quarantine hotel for 8 nights (including the night of their arrival). 

They can make the payment by credit card (American Express is not accepted) or cash (Taiwanese dollars only) upon arrival.

  • If you don't like the food the hotel provides, you can use food delivery services: Uber Eats, Foodpanda (pay by credit card and note your room number on the order).
  • Smoking is banned in hotels and all indoor public places in Taiwan. 
  • It is compulsory for you to measure your temperature twice a day, and report it back on the LINE app 疫止神通(Disease Containment Expert) https://lin.ee/oY1L00W or SMS system. Please do so every day for the entire quarantine period. **We do not provide thermometers to students anymore. You are requested to bring one with you. **
  • You can download and register the LINE app here: https://line.me/en-US/download before scanning the QR code.


LINE app - Disease Containment Expert



         Disease Containment Expert User Manual

If you have any questions regarding your health condition or regarding the temperature report procedures, please send messages to the NSYSU Health Division Facebook Page directly.

During the Self-initiated Epidemic Prevention, students are not allowed to go out unless necessary, e.g. medical emergency. A negative result from a rapid test taken within 2 days should be presented if they need to go out. Students are not allowed to come to the campus before the Self-initiated Epidemic Prevention is over. 

Please read through the latest announcement for the 3+4 quarantine measures carefully: https://www.cdc.gov.tw/En/Bulletin/Detail/UxCjYmCfhTPMKXBuGUkPsw?typeid=158





  • Can I stay in a quarantine hotel in Taipei? No, you will need to complete your quarantine in Kaohsiung.
  • Can I take a train or bus to Kaohsiung? No, you can only take a rental car or a designated taxi to Kaohsiung.
  • Can I go out after the 3 days quarantine is over? No, unless they have legitimate reasons. Students need to apply to go out during the 4-day self-initiated Epidemic Prevention in advance.



Important Dates for Exchange Students - Fall 2022

  • Orientation: September 2, 2022 
  • Registration(enrolment) Period: September 5-6, 2022
  • Mid-term: Oct. 24-28, 2022 
  • Final exams: Dec. 19-23
  • Flexible learning week: Dec. 26 - Jan. 6 
  • Dormitory Check-in: August 30, 2022 / Check-out: January 11, 2022
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