May 13, 2020
Visa tips

What are the requirements for the Phu Quoc Island visa exemption?

In order to enter the Island without a visa, you should meet the below criteria.

  • Your passport should be valid for six months from your date of arrival. If your passport expires within six months, renew it before the next vacation starts.
  • You should fly from an international country to this Island. This applies to direct, and indirect flights were your final destination should be Phu Quoc Island.
  • Your name is not on the wanted person list of Interpol.
  • Your stay on the Island should be less than 30 days. You should also provide proof of your return ticket to be qualified for the visa extension stamp. To put it simple, without showing your return ticket that is booked within 30 days from your entry date, you cannot enter Vietnam.
  • You must not have violated the immigration laws of Vietnam.
  • You travel to the Phu Quoc Island by air or sea and not by land border.

You should have a visa to enter Vietnam. But you can visit Phu Quoc Island with no visa for 30 days.

Yes, but you need to get in touch with a local travel agent to process the extension of your visa. But there are situations where the extension request will be refused, such as when you overstayed in Vietnam or you had some problems with the Vietnam Immigration during your previous visits in the country.

Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed an agreement between the Costa Rican Republic and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. This is in terms of visa exemption among official or diplomatic passport holders.

Myanmar and Vietnam are two of the most popular countries to visit in Southeast Asia these days. Both countries are rich in historical and cultural attractions.