Getting Connected to Landlines in Taiwan

Find out how to get your new home connected to the landline telephone service in Taiwan...

Chunghwa Telecom is the largest telecommunications company in Taiwan. It is the main provider of landline telephones, as well as mobile, Internet, and broadband services.

To apply for a landline, go to a local Chunghwa Telecom outlet. There is no charge if an ASDL line is applied for at the same time as a two-year contract is taken out. It is possible to request that all billing information is in English.

A foreigner applying for a new landline should bring the following documents to support their application:

  • Alien Resident Card
  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • Health insurance card
  • Employer’s identity card

Landlines telephones are also provided by: