It’s only sold to tourists showing two IDs. It will be difficult to check the status of the SIM when abroad, because none of the prepaid options offer international roaming, not even with text roaming only. Chunghwa Telecom CHT service centers are open Monday thru Friday Saturday as well I believe about 8am or 9am because in addition to mobile phone, they service home phone and cable tv. T Star coverage map. Taiwan is still one of the few countries that offers “real” unlimited internet. I am having layover in Taipei, it is only for one whole day but I would still like to use data there. T Star is however not available yet on some smaller islands, therefore check coverage before choosing:

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Is it worth it to use the card there? What setting should I set for my phone when I am in Taiwan? They will also be able to make contactless payments for their transport and small-value purchases at thousands of other outlets 2 chunghwaa the Mifare transit scheme is accepted.

The most popular MVNO is called ibon mobile and featured on the list. The country has these 4 GSM-based providers which are listed below, along with their Chinese and brand names. You can bypass this restriction by either just sending the verification code to a friend back home and getting them to tell you the number, or by sending the code to a virtual number using an app like Hushed.


When buying outside the airport, you may find you need two forms of photo ID. In stores in areas where many foreign chungnwa live, 4G Love prepaid packs are available, that cost the same, but offer cheaper IDD rates to some countries.

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TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites. Hi Dave, Thanks for sharing your experience. No computer for the moment anyway. In contrary to the other networks, GT Mobile doesn’t sell its SIM cards at the airports, you therefore have to go downtown to one of their stores locator in Chinese.

Readers of this site are likely to love it for another reason, too: Turn off more accessible mode. They are available in following denominations, and you can’t combine volume based packages with unlimited packages:. My flight will reach Airport at around 6am so by the time I clear the custom, the telecom shop will not be opened.

Bear also in mind that Taiwanese telecom regulations chugnhwa allow one phone-number per person to be active at the same time. They have multiple packages.

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Upon arrival in Taiwan you can choose to purchase a chungghwa SIM card using these methods. If we buy the 10 days unlimited and if it finished the value on the SIM card, can we just top up and continue to use for another 3 days? Useful info — thanks! I misse the ordinal multii in the morning so need to catch evening and will arrive Taoyuan Log in to get trip updates and message other travellers.


There was an error submitting your subscription. Taiwan is still one of the few countries that offers “real” unlimited internet. Our daughter lives there and has purchased SIM multu before, but your blog was very helpful to us as well. I found information thatsbut its there any additional cost for the sim card by itself or its just those for all together?

FarEasTone is the 3rd network in Taiwan. Some articles on this site contain affiliate links, meaning we may be compensated if you purchase a product or service after clicking on them. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I went to Chungwa store and bought a prepared SIM card.

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The difference with this option is that all operators except for Taiwan Mobile will require chknghwa to show a secondary piece of identification e. It is very very helpful!

WiFi options are explained in further detail at the bottom the article. People are willing to give up everything for that these days. Will this be a problem for me in buying a Taiwan sim card?