Question - Can I bring canned goods to Taiwan?

Answered by: Charles Thompson  |  Category: General  |  Last Updated: 27-06-2022  |  Views: 663  |  Total Questions: 14

(1)Food products in tablet or capsule form (except for medicines): Each passenger may carry up to 12 bottles (boxes, cans, bars, sticks) of each kind and no more than 36 bottles (boxes, cans, bars, sticks) in total. Passengers are strictly restricted from carrying the following products into Taiwan: Fresh fruits, melons, cucumbers, gourds, etc. Marine products, regardless of live, refrigerated, frozen, salted or seasoned, subject to confiscation. Unauthorized live animals and plants, and their products including meats and seeds. According to the new Money Laundering Act, passengers are only allowed to carry cash not more than Taiwan currency not exceeding NT$100, 000, Chinese currency not more than RMB20, 000 and foreign currency equivalent to US$10, 000. Any amount exceeding must be declared at the airport customs to avoid confiscation. People who bring controlled drugs from other countries into Taiwan must declare them at customs upon arrival and show a medical certificate or doctor's prescription, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said. Travelers are forbidden to bring the following items into the island state of Taiwan: Produce of any kind (fresh, dried, etc. ) Marine products of any kind (fresh, dried, etc. ) Unauthorized live animals.

https://www.tripzilla.ph/taiwan-souvenirs-where-to-buy/12788

Foodie-approved Taiwan souvenirs Pineapple cake. Image credit: Danielle Uy. Nougat bars. Image credit: Sugar & Spice. Mochi. Image credit: Patricia Sta. Castella sponge cake. When visiting Taiwan's night markets, you'll want to join the queue for castella sponge cakes. Pork paper. Sun biscuits. Fruit jelly. Tapioca pearls.

https://travel-made-simple.com/what-not-to-pack-in-your-carry-on-bag/

You can take toiletries or other liquids that are in containers no larger than 3. 4 ounces (100ml), and they must all fit in a one quart (one liter) clear zip top bag. This includes liquids, gels, and aerosols. If you must pack more toiletries than these allowances, you will have to pack them in checked luggage.

https://etaipei.customs.gov.tw/News_Content.aspx?n=0C17752E865E33BD&sms=B4E63546A494169D&s=3B652E1FC

Cakes, breads or biscuits without meat ingredients or stuffing. Dried, pickled or modulated aquatic products. Refined animal oil or fat, e. g., butter. milk powder, flour, or cheese.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwan,_China

In reality, the PRC rules only Mainland China and has no control of but claims Taiwan as part of its territory under its "One China Principle". The ROC, which only rules the Taiwan Area (composed of Taiwan and its nearby minor islands), became known as "Taiwan" after its largest island, (an instance of pars pro toto).

https://etaipei.customs.gov.tw/News_Content.aspx?n=7CFAE4DF8A121AB5&sms=07372B7B3516358E&s=D94B7FCCF

As for tobacco and alcohol, each individual, 20 or over in age, can bring one liter of alcoholic beverage without limitation on the number of bottles, plus 200 cigarettes, or 25 cigars or one pound of tobacco into the country.

Taiwan Taoyuan airport is very safe and there are people willing to help.

https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/140832/is-homemade-jam-permitted-across-us-canada-border

2 Answers. So, the answer is "No, home-canned jam is not admissible. " OTOH, you may wish to carry this stuff anyway and declare it to Customs. There's no penalty for declaring goods that are refused (and if so, will be confiscated), but perhaps in spite of the web statement they'll let you bring it in.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censorship_in_Taiwan

Internet censorship in Taiwan There are no official restrictions on access to the Internet or credible reports that the authorities monitor e-mail or Internet chat rooms without judicial oversight.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_in_Taiwan

Cannabis in Taiwan is illegal. Cannabis is listed as a category 2 narcotic by Narcotics Hazard Prevention Act in the ROC. Possession of a category 2 drug can result in up to three years of imprisonment; planting or trafficking can result in at least seven years of imprisonment.

https://redplanet.travel/mdtravelhealth/destinations/taiwan

Most travelers to Taiwan will need vaccinations for hepatitis A and typhoid fever, as well as medications for travelers' diarrhea. Additional immunizations may be necessary depending upon the circumstances of the trip and the medical history of the traveler, as discussed below.

https://www.reddit.com/r/taiwan/comments/6iq13j/cbd_to_taiwan/

CBD is actually legal in Taiwan, but not THC. there's always little bit of THC contain in the oil. even though they say it's close to pure like 99. 98%. but that 0. 02%can bring you enough troubles.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875459715300229

Objective. Over-the-counter (OTC) anti-cough preparations, many of which contain codeine (an opioid) or dextromethorphan (an opioid-like), are widely available in Taiwan and thus susceptible to overuse or abuse.

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2016/04/26/2003644865

The Ministry of Health and Welfare yesterday warned that melatonin, which is used to treat sleeping disorders, has never been approved in the nation, so purchasing it abroad and selling it in Taiwan is against the law.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/asia/1015763-taiwan.html

Xanax and Paxil are both legal in Taiwan when prescribed by a doctor, so there should certainly be no problem whatsoever over a few day's worth.