To share with you that the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced today the following new measures (see also attached files in both English and Chinese):

  1. Starting Thursday, March 19 (GMT+8), all foreign nationals will be barred from entering Taiwan, except for persons holding an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC), diplomatic officials, and business people with special entry permits.
  2. Starting Thursday, March 19, all travelers entering Taiwan regardless of nationalities or departure points will follow a strict 14-day quarantine.
  3. People arriving from Europe between March 14 and March 19 should continue their original 14-day quarantine.
  4. People with traveling history to/via/from Europe arriving between March 5 and March 14 must immediately follow a 14-day quarantine.

The Netherlands Trade & Investment Office will suspend all consular services until April 6 and resume on April 7. For emergent cases, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We urge you and your colleagues to cancel all travels and follow these regulations to reduce the risk of transmitting diseases, to protect your colleagues, family and friends, and to act responsibly.


Stay safe!