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Below are visa information update as of May 2020. All visitors travel to Phu Quoc Island can stay in the island up to 30 days without a visa. Below is helpful information you should know beforehand. 

IMPORTANT: If you land at another international airport of Vietnam first then take a connecting flight to Phu Quoc, you are required to stay in the transit area then takes the flight to Phu Quoc airport in the same day.


Requirements to stay in Phu Quoc Island for 30 days without a visa:

  • Passport must be valid for more than 06 months from the date of entry.
  • Stay on the island for less than 30 days
  • Show your return ticket to and from Phu Quoc International Airport
  • You have not violated Vietnam’s immigration laws before.
  • Not on Interpol’s offence list.

So, how to get into the ISLAND WITH YOUR VISA EXEMPTION?

1.    Direct flight to Phu Quoc International Airport. MOST CONVENIENT WAY. Upon arrival, you should present:
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months from the entry date to Vietnam
  • Show your return ticket to and from Phu Quoc International Airport. PRINT IT OUT.

*  Below are some airlines provide the direct flights to Phu Quoc International Airport:  

AirlinesAirport of Departure
AirAsiaKuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Bangkok AirwaysSuvarnabhumi – Bangkok (Thailand)
China Southern AirlinesGuangzhou (China)
Okay AirwaysNanning (China)
Qingdao AirlinesQingdao (China)
VietJet AirHong Kong (Hong Kong – China), Seoul–Incheon (Korea South)
Vietnam AirlinesShanghai-Pudong (China), Wenzhou (China)


2. Connecting flight to Phu Quoc International Airport Transit or connecting flight to Phu Quoc airport from any international airport of Vietnam must depart IN SAME DAY and you have to stay in the transit area for connecting flight to Phu Quoc.

Entry procedures & relevant documents to be provided at Vietnam Immigration:

  • Arrive at one of 8 Vietnam International Airports:
  • Go directly to the passport control counter (Passport control / Immigration check-in)
  • Present your passport (valid for at least 6 months from the entry date to Vietnam) and full a return air ticket which is only to & from Phu Quoc Island less than 30 days.
  • The officer will check and issue the entry for visa-free into your passport.
  • Receive passport back (with free 30-day visa stamp inside)
  • Then go to the baggage carousel to pick up your luggage (If any)
  • Find the way to the domestic terminal to take the trip to Phu Quoc (Contact airport ground staff for directions to the domestic terminal).
  • Get in the domestic terminal for the next flight to Phu Quoc Island.

* To date, there are 5 airlines in Vietnam providing flights to Phu Quoc Island from the domestic terminal.


AirlinesAirport of Departure (City)
Bamboo AirwaysHanoi
Pacific AirlinesHanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh
VietJet AirHai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam AirlinesCan Tho, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh
Vietravel AirlinesHanoi, Ho Chi Minh


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