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Do Mongolian people Need Visa When Entering Phu Quoc Island in 2024 – Phu Quoc Visa Exemption, Visa Requirements & Visa Extensions for Mongolian people

Phu Quoc is a beautiful island located in the South of Vietnam. With nice beaches, beautiful landscapes and delicious foods, many Mongolian people come to this place for vacation. Do Mongolian people passport need visa to enter Phu Quoc? Are there visa exemption for Mongolian people entering Phu Quoc? if you are planning a visit to this beautiful island, you should spend around 5 minutes to read through this post as it is about Vietnam visa for Mongolian people travelling to Phu Quoc island.

1/ Do Mongolian people need visa to travel to Phu Quoc island?

There is Vietnam visa exemption policy for Mongolian people when coming to Phu Quoc island, details as below:

Mongolian citizens travelling to Phu Quoc as the first destination will be eligible for a 30-day Vietnam visa exemption on Phu Quoc. In another words, all Mongolian people do not need a Vietnam visa if they stay in Phu Quoc for no more than 30 days.

If Mongolian citizens enter Vietnam through another destination then moving to Phu Quoc, so you need to apply a visa. For example, Mongolian people taking the transit flight to Ho Chi Minh/ Ha Noi/ Da Nang then continuing to fly to Phu Quoc, ARE REQUIRED to apply a Vietnam visa.

2/ Requirements of Phu Quoc Visa Exemption for Mongolian people

To enter Phu Quoc with no visa, Mongolian people must meet the requirements below:

  • Mongolian people passport must be valid for 6 months from the arrival date or Mongolian people should renew it prior to taking the trip to Phu Quoc.
  • Mongolian people must fly from an international country to Phu Quoc via the Phu Quoc International Airport. This applies to direct, indirect and layover flights, where your final destination along the route is Phu Quoc. The onward destination could be any country, except Vietnam.
  • The stay on the island must be less than 30 days. Mongolian people must provide proof (return airplane ticket, cruise ship departure date, etc.) that Mongolian people will be leaving Phu Quoc Island within 30 days in order to be granted a “Visa Exemption Stamp”.
  • Mongolian people have not been extradited from Vietnam in the past.
  • Mongolian people are not on the wanted person list of Interpol.
  • Mongolian people travel to Phu Quoc by sea (ship or cruise) or by air (airplane), not by land border.

3/ How to get Phu Quoc entry visa for Mongolian people

In case Mongolian people plan to visit other destinations in Vietnam after Phu Quoc or want to stay there for more than 30 days, getting a Vietnam visa is a must. There are two ways to obtain visa to Vietnam in this case:

  • Get Vietnam visa for Mongolian people at a Vietnam embassy/consulate for the whole trip before departure (also known as pre-arranged visa).
  • Get visa on arrival to Vietnam (also known as Vietnam visa at airport) for your whole trip through a travel agent;

Here comes a summary of these ways to get Vietnam visa for Phu Quoc island:

3.1/ Getting Vietnam visa for Mongolian people at Vietnamese embassy/consulate

The visa can be issued at any Vietnamese embassies or consulates in the world (you should check the nearest address and process visa there). In this way, Mongolian people need to contact a Vietnam embassy/consulate for guidance about what to prepare and procedures to follow. And then they need to prepare the required documents and follow the procedures guided to submit the visa application documents and then pick up the visa.

This option is quite convenient for those living near the embassy/consulate. But what if your residence is far from these offices. In case you are reaching Phu Quoc via the international airport, the option below is highly recommended.

3.2/ Getting Vietnam visa on arrival for Mongolian people

It’s very convenient to get a Phu Quoc visa on arrival for Mongolian people as it requires NEITHER preparation of documents NOR travel for visa application. This visa on arrival is valid for 3 months, and Mongolian people can travel to any other places of Vietnam.

To get visa on arrival, Mongolian people only need:

Complete the online form with some information, including:

  • travel dates
  • visa types
  • full name
  • nationality
  • gender
  • date of birth
  • passport number
  • passport expiry date

Mongolian people will get the visa approval letter via email within 03 working days (for tourist visas) and then get visa stamped upon landing at Phu Quoc international airport.

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4/ Visa Extension in Phu Quoc for Mongolian people

Mongolian people entered Phu Quoc and want to extend Vietnam visa can ask the travel agent in Phu Quoc to process visa extension. The process will take about 12 working days (rather long) because your passport needs to be taken to Ho Chi Minh City for processing.  Once your visa has been extended, you can either get the passport in Ho Chi Minh City by traveling there through bus or ferry or get the travel agent to ship it back to you in Phu Quoc.

However, visa extension is sometimes closed due to immigration rule changes. Mongolian people must check carefully before planning the trip to Vietnam. In case visa extension is not available for Mongolian people, you should apply the visa on arrival before coming.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Mongolian people get Phu Quoc visa exemption if Mongolian people enter the island through Tan Son Nhat International Airport without leaving the transit area?

Yes, you can. Phu Quoc visa exemption is also applied to Mongolian people who enter Phu Quoc through other Vietnam International Airports like Noi Bai airport (in Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat airport (in Ho Chi Minh City), etc. and they do not leave the transit area. In other words, if Mongolian people fly to other international airports in Vietnam and stay in the transit lounge to take another flight to Phu Quoc Island, they are also exempted from Vietnam visa. So, it is better to check with the airlines to see if you have to leave the Immigration Area (also known as transit area) upon arriving in Tan Son Nhat International Airport or not to make sure that you can get visa waiver or not.

In case Mongolian people taking the transit flight which is transited through one of Vietnamese international airports (such as Ho Chi Minh city) and have to transfer to domestic terminal to fly to Phu Quoc, definitely 100% you need Vietnam visa.

Mongolian people passport is about to expire, so what to do to get Phu Quoc visa free?

As Vietnam entry requirements, Mongolian people passports must be valid more than 6 months since arrival date. Mongolian people should renew passport first prior to traveling to Phu Quoc so that they are eligible for Phu Quoc visa exemption.

How could Mongolian people get the 30 day Vietnam Visa exemption for Phu Quoc?

Mongolian people are eligible for a 30-day visa waiver, specifically for Phu Quoc if Mongolian people are going to visit Phu Quoc only and no other places in Vietnam. The last destination must be Phu Quoc and Mongolian people must leave Phu Quoc within 30 days to any foreign country by air. Upon arrival to Phu Quoc Mongolian people must show roundtrip air ticket to the Immigration officers as proof.

How can Mongolian people get Vietnam mainland visa in Phu Quoc?

Mongolian people who got visa exemption upon arrived in Phu Quoc cannot get Vietnam mainland visa without leaving Phu Quoc. Mongolian people can apply mainland visa while they are in Phu Quoc, but in order to make it valid, Mongolian people need to fly from other countries to mainland Vietnam. If Mongolian people are in Phu Quoc, which means already in Vietnam, the visa cannot be used.

Tip: Mongolian people should apply visa before the entry if they want to visit other places of Vietnam. When Mongolian people arrive at the first airport in Vietnam, show the visa and get visa stamp.

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All Mongolian people nationals can travel to Phu Quoc Island without visa for up to 30 days. The island was named Special Economic Zone in 2005 and since then Mongolian …

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