Healthcare in Taiwan

Find out about the healthcare system in Taiwan and how to seek the right medical treatment...

Foreigners working in Taiwan make National Health Insurance (NHI) contributions and have access to healthcare services in the same way as Taiwanese nationals. Permanent residents of Taiwan who are not employed are eligible for NHI cover once they have been in the country for four months. Traditional Chinese medicine is found alongside modern Western treatments, and there are Chinese hospitals and treatment facilities available throughout the country.

This section features information about how to register for health insurance, locate a doctor or pharmacy, and pay for medical care. In addition, there are details on the services provided for new mothers and babies in Taiwan, as well as a list of vital telephone numbers that can be contacted in case of emergency.