iTaiwan: Free WiFi Access for foreign visitor

Since 7 October 2011, more than 3,000 WiFi hotspots (access points) have been established in the indoor public areas of some offices of the agencies of the Executive Yuan to provide citizens with free basic WiFi access service. This service is called iTaiwan and provides 1Mbps bandwidth for the public to access the internet. The WiFi hotspots are chiefly available in the indoor public area of local tourism attractions, transportation nodes, cultural and educational facilities, and government offices to provide citizens the ability to search for information over the Internet in case of emergency or when they are conducting business at government offices.

If you are a foreign visitor and would like to use iTaiwan service, you can present your passport or entry permit (for Mainland China residents) at a Travel Service Center located at any major airports, train stations or mass rapid transit (MRT) stations in Taiwan. After the service personnel applies for an account number for you, you can use the account number to access the Internet at any major indoor public area in Taiwan free of charge. Information on Travel Service Centers is as follows:

1. Travel Service Center, Tourism Bureau Located at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Kaohsiung International Airport and Travel Service Center, Tourism Bureau. For detailed information, please visit: detailed information

2. County and City Visitor Centers Located at Taipei Songshan International Airport, major mass rapid transit stations in Taipei, Taipei Main Station, major airports and train stations in counties and cities, and High Speed Rail stations. For detailed information, please visit: detailed information

You can also use a native mobile phone number or a native prepaid card number to register a account for the use of iTaiwan service or register for a TPE-Free account to log onto iTaiwan service. For TPE-Free registration information, please visit: detailed information

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