Operation Hours and Location

Except during holidays, MECO will transact business with the public and receive visa and notary service applications during the following hours:

  • Morning 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Afternoon 1:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Visa applications received in the morning will be released after 5:00 PM of the same day.

Visa applications received in the afternoon will be ready for release at 9:30 in the morning of the next working day.

Applications for authentication of documents and notary services will be ready for release after two working days.


MECO - Taipei

11F 176 Changchun Road, Zongshan District, Taipei

10485 臺北市中山區長春路176號11樓

Telephone: (886) 2-2508-1719

Fax: (886) 2-2508-4045

Business Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 11:30am & 1:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am to 11:30am
  • 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month: 9:30am to 1:00pm (services for Filipinos ONLY, no report of birth, no renunciation, no reacquisition)
Getting there:

  • From Taipei Train Station, in front of ShinKong Tower take bus #49. Stop at Songjiang Rd. Corner Changchun Rd. Walk to MECO near McDo

  • From Taipei Train Station, at Civic Boulevard take bus #12. Stop in front of MECO near McDo. (ChangChun Elementary Station)

  • From St. Christopher Church, go to Minchuan Rd. on the other side of Starbucks. Take Bus#280 or 41. Stop at Songjiang Rd. Corner Changchun Rd. Walk to MECO near McDo

MECO - Taichung

4F-2A Cathay Insurance Building, No. 239 Min Chuan Rd. (cor. Taichung Gang Rd.), Taichung, Taiwan

403台中市西區民權路239號

Telephone: (886)4-2302-9080 to 81

Fax: (886) 4-2229-5900

Business Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 11:30am & 1:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am to 11:30am
  • 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month: 9:30am to 1:00pm (services for Filipinos ONLY, no report of birth, no renunciation, no reacquisition)
Getting there:

  • Take bus nos. 31 and 81 (color green) from train station and the bus stop is 'Min Quan Lu Kow' (民權路口).

MECO - Kaohsiung

9F, Grand 50 Tower, No. 80 Min Tzu 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

807高雄市三民區民族一路80號9F 長谷世貿聯合國大樓

Telephone: (886) 7398-5935 to 36

Fax: (886) 7-3985929

Business Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 11:30am & 1:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am to 11:30am
  • 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month: 9:30am to 1:00pm (services for Filipinos ONLY, no report of birth, no renunciation, no reacquisition)
Getting there:

  • Take bus #72 or #28 or take the MRT to Houyi station then take the shuttle bus.

MECO - Manila

7/F Trafalgar Plaza, 105 H.V. de la Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines

Telephone: (632) 848-3796 to 97

Fax: (632) 848-3799

Business Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Emergency Numbers:

  • MECO 24 hour emergency hotline: 02 2508-4253
  • MECO Labor emergency hotline: 0932 218057
  • Foreign Workers Hotline: 1955
Getting there:

  • Take the MRT to Buendia Station, then take the Jeep until Pacific Star Building. Walk towards Trafalgar Plaza.