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Taiwan Expat Guides

Time Zone: UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of New York)

Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (NT$ or TWD)

Languages: Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka, and Formosan languages

Power Sockets: type A and B

Best Month to Visit: February–April

Capital City: Taipei City

International Dialing Code: +886

Traffic Direction: right side of the road

Important Phone Numbers

Taiwan Etiquette

Explore this guide on Taiwan etiquette. Learn how to adapt to various scenarios when you visit Taiwan.

Taiwan’s 7-11 icash card

taiwan 7-11 icash 2.0 guide

Learn more about Taiwan’s icash 2.0 card. Throughout this guide, you’ll find the card’s benefits, where it’s supported, and how to add value.