October 21, 2019
Visa On Arrival

Instruction how to get free Visa of 30 days to visit Phu Quoc island with direct flight and transit / connecting flight at Vietnam international airport

All visitors travel to Phu Quoc Island can stay in the island up to 30 days without a visa. Visitor who want to stay for 30 days visa-free in Phu Quoc island are required to stay within the island for maximum 30 days then exit to for home country or another countries. Visitors who want to visit Phu Quoc island and other place in Vietnam should apply for a visa.

Please also note that, in order to stay for 3 days visa-free in Phu Quoc Island of Vietnam, visitors must fly to Phu Quoc island directly from their home country or via a third country

If visitors fly to one of the international airports of Vietnam first then take a connecting flight to Phu Quoc, they are required to stay in transit area then takes the flight to Phu Quoc airport in same day.

Conditions to visit Phu Quoc Island with visa-free for 30 days

  • Passport must be valid for more than six months from the entry date Vietnam (If your passport is about to expire, please renew it before you make the trip)
  • Stay in the island less than 30 days.
  • You must have a round trip ticket to and from Phu Quoc International Airport. Round-trip tickets show your flights to another place outside Vietnam.
  • You have not violated Vietnam’s immigration laws before.
  • Not on Interpol’s offense list.

30 Days Visa-free For Visitors Who Have Direct Flight To Phu Quoc International Airport

If you take the direct flight to Phu Quoc International Airport, you can easily get a 30-day visa-free for enjoy your trip in the beautiful island.

At your departure airport, you only need to present:

• Passport valid for at least 6 months from the entry date to Vietnam.

• Round trip tickets prove that you only stay in Phu Quoc Island for less than 30 days. Prepare the round ticket which shows information that you will stay in Phu Quoc Island only. Please print out all the tickets or related schedules about your trip to Phu Quoc. (If you book the flight ticket online, you can get the full e-ticket or itinerary via email. If you book via travel agency, please contact your agent to get a ticket or full itinerary).

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

Airlines Airport of Departure
AirAsia Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Bangkok Airways Suvarnabhumi – Bangkok (Thailand)
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou (China)
Okay Airways Nanning (China)
Qingdao Airlines Qingdao (China)
VietJet Air Hong Kong (Hong Kong – China), Seoul–Incheon (Korea South)
Vietnam Airlines Shanghai-Pudong (China), Wenzhou (China)

Free Visa To Phu Quoc Island For 30 Days With  Transfer / Transit Flight At International Airport In Vietnam


• Confirm that your passport is valid for at least 6 months

• Schedule or roundtrip tickets shows  you will stay in Phu Quoc island only. Please print out all tickets or related schedules to prove that.

 * Note: Transit or connecting flight to Phu Quoc airport from an international airports of Vietnam must depart IN SAME DAY and you have to stay in transit area for connecting flight to Phu Quoc.

Instructions for entry procedures:

❶ At your departure airport, please provide the relevant documents to make the flight to Vietnam.

❷ Arrive at one of five Vietnam International Airports, including: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City), Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi city), Can Tho International Airport (Can Tho city), Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang city), Cat Bi International Airport (Hai Phong city).

❸ Go directly to the passport control counter (Passport control / Immigration check-in)

❹ Please present your passport and full return air ticket. By the way, please inform to the officer that you will travel to Phu Quoc Island and stay in the island only.

❺ The officer will check and issue the entry for visa-free into your passport.

❻ Receive passport back (with free 30-day visa stamp inside)

❼ Then go to the baggage carousel to pick up your luggage (If any)

❽ Find the way to the domestic terminal to take the trip to Phu Quoc (Contact airport ground staff for directions to the domestic terminal).

❾ Get in the domestic terminal terminal to do procedures for the next flight to Phu Quoc Island.

* Currently, there are 4 airlines in Vietnam providing flights to Phu Quoc Island from the domestic terminal.

Airlines Airport of Departure
Bamboo Airways Ha Noi City
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Ha Noi City, Da Nang City and Ho Chi Minh City
VietJet Air Hai Phong City Ha Noi City and Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam Airlines Can Tho City, Ha Noi City and Ho Chi Minh City

>>> If you want to visit other cities in Vietnam after Phu Quoc, please apply for the Visa. Please apply here: https://www.vietnamimmigration.org/vietnam-visa-application-online


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