Phu Quoc Island has long been a paradise for leisure travelers for its beauty fringed with white-sand beaches and with large tracts still cloaked in dense, tropical jungle . It is designated as a Special Economic Zone and the Vietnamese Government is allowing tourists to stay on the island for up to 30 days without Vietnam visa.
In order to be eligible for the 30-day visa exemption to Phu Quoc Island, you must meet the following requirements:
In case you plan to visit other parts of Vietnam after Phu Quoc, you will require a Vietnam visa. And in this case, you may:
In case the first option is selected, you may have up to 3 ways to get a visa for our country, namely:
Now, let’s briefly learn one by one.
This is the traditional way to get a legitimate visa for Vietnam. It is issued by the Vietnam embassy/consulate in foreign country. And it:
However, this way is not convenient for those who need urgent Vietnam visa as its processing may take at least 1 working day, and also not convenient for those whose residence is not close to any office of Vietnam embassy/consulate.
In case you decide to select this option, refer to this Vietnam embassy directory for contact details of Vietnam embassies/consulates worldwide.
This is perhaps the most popular option today, as it is:
However, it is only available for those traveling to Vietnam by AIR. You can find full details of how to get this kind of visa here: https://www.vietnam-visa.com/how-vietnam-visa-on-arrival-works/.
This way to obtain Vietnam visa is newest, just launched in February 2017 in a 2-year pilot program. It is available for up to 28 international border gates.
Its application is also quite convenient as it requires no travel at all. Applicants are only required to have a soft copy of their portrait and passport to upload during online application.
However, this kind of visa has some limitations as follows:
To define which one is the best for you, we highly recommend you read this article: 3 ways to get Vietnam visa, which gives you a detailed comparison between these 3 options.