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Guide to Taiwan, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Taiwan Wiki Topics
Beginning Research
Record Types
Taiwan Background
Local Research Resources
The FamilySearch moderator for Taiwan is Chincm

Country Information

Taiwan is an island off the coast of Fujian Province in China. The official language is Mandarin.

Getting Started

Getting Started with Taiwan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Taiwan research.

Taiwan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Taiwan research.

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Taiwan Map

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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Taiwan.

Taiwan does not have a central repository for Birth, Marriage, and Death records. Instead everything is recorded with local government offices.

Begin with the following list of counties, municipalities, and special administrative regions:



Special Municipalities

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.