Australian Embassy
Republic of Korea
Embassy address: 19th Fl, Kyobo Building, 1 Jongno 1-Ga, Jongno-Gu, Seoul - Telephone: 02 2003 0100

Applying for Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) if you are the holder of a Taiwanese ordinary passport and living in Korea


If you are a Taiwanese ordinary passport holder you are eligible to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA).

Taiwanese ordinary passport refers to a passport that shows the Personal Identity Number in the bio-age.

Please email the the following information to seoul-visa@dfat.gov.au:

You will be advised of the outcome of your ETA application by phone. The processing time is 1 working day.

Please Note:
Taiwanese compatriot passports and official/diplomatic passports are not acceptable travel documents to travel to Australia.

However if Taiwanese compatriot passport holders have evidence of a right of re-entry to the country of origin or a third country they can use their compatriot passports to travel to Australia.

Taiwanese compatriot passport refers to a passport that does not show the Personal Identity Number in the bio-page.

If you hold a Taiwanese compatriot passport and have evidence of a right of re-entry to the country or original or to a third country, you need to apply for a Visitor visa (subclass 600).
See: Visitor visa (subclass 600)
 

ETA conditions

The ETA will be valid for travel to Australia for 12 months from the day of issue and will allow for multiple entries and a maximum stay of three months on each arrival.
See:
Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)
 

 

Updated 25/03/2013