Entry #352: Right to change legal gender in Taiwan

Current Version

RegionTaiwan
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start DateJan 2008
End DateDec 9, 2013
DescriptionTransgender citizens are permitted to change their legal gender in Taiwan provided they undergo gender re-assignment surgery.. In 2008 the Taiwanese Health Department announced it would recommend that female to male transexuals would no longer be required
Sourceshttp://www.topnews.in/health/taiwan-accept-sex-change-woman-man-24864 http://groundreport.com/istscare-taiwanese-laws-should-not-require-surgery-to-change-sex/
Reports (1)
  • Other "Because of the Taiwan court, since 2021 surgery is not required to change the name on documents "


Revision History (1)

Revision by vviet93

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueLegal, no restrictionsLegal, but requires surgery
Start DateOct 2008Jan 2008
End Date(NONE)Dec 9, 2013

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