The official language of Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese. The most popular foreign language in Taiwan is English, which is part of the regular school curriculum. However, for your own convenience, when taking a taxi in Taiwan, it is advisable to prepare a note with your destination written in Chinese to show the taxi driver.
If you need help when visiting Taiwan, such as information on transportation, hospital care, accommodations, or travel news, you can call the 24-hour toll-free Traveler Information Hotline at 0800-011-765. The friendly staff can help you free of charge in English, Japanese, Korean or Chinese.