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

2F, Chang Hong New Era Building, 55 & 57 Zhouzi Street, Neihu District, Taipei, Taiwan

114台北市內湖區洲子街55/57號2樓

Telephone: (886) 2-2658-8825

Fax: (886) 2-2658-8867

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, take either the blue, green, or red line to get to the brown line. Take the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center and get off at Gangqian station exit at Exit 2. Turn left at the corner of the school and walk to MECO at the end of the block across the street.

  • From St. Christopher Church, go to Minchuan Rd. on the other side of Starbucks. Take Bus#247 or Neihu Main Line. Ride 20 stops until Lishan St.. Cross the street. Go right, turn left at the corner of the school, and walk to MECO at the end of the block across the street.

MECO - Kaohsiung

9F-2, 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) 7-3985935 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.