Facing a new wave of the epidemic on recent days, the People’s Committee of Kien Giang province has just announced a plan to welcome international visitors to Phu Quoc through “vaccine passports” from November 20, 2021.

 On September 23, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism had a meeting with the People’s Committees of Kien Giang Province and Phu Quoc City. They emphasized on the preparation of reopening to welcome international visitors to Phu Quoc through the “Vaccine Passport” from November 20th, 2021.

The reopening will take place in 02 phases, over 6 months. 

On the testing phase, Phu Quoc will organize one to three charter flights a day, from which to evaluate and learn from the operation process, pick up and serve guests. 

Currently, there are 17 accommodation establishments (including eight 5-star resorts), 5 tour operators and 7 “entertainment enterprises” in Phu Quoc registered to participate in the program.

Lotus Home Phu Quoc ISLAND
Phu Quoc on the days without tourists

Also according to the change plan, after the period of testing, from November 20, it will be implemented with 2 phases.

Phase 1 (from November 20 to March 20, 2022) pilot welcomes 3,000-5,000 passengers/month, through charter flights, and deploys to serve guests within a limited range and locations

Phase 2 (from March 20, 2022 to June 20, 2022) after evaluating the results of phase 1 pilot implementation, if the requirements are met, it will expand the expected scale to welcome from 5,000 – 10,000 guests/ month.

 International tourists come from countries and territories with high safety in terms of disease prevention and control Covid-19 in some areas such as Europe, the Middle East, the United States, Korea, India India, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Russia, Italy, Australia…   

Phu Quoc snorkeling tour with travel blogger
A couple of Australian travelers joined private snorkeling tour in An Thoi, Phu Quoc island | Photo credit: OnBird Phu Quoc


Through reviewing and assessing the capacity of businesses, only two large corporations, Vingroup and Sungroup, have more than 10,000 rooms with 5-star standards. When guests follow charter flights and join a package tour to Phu Quoc, it is highly likely that they will be able to stay, relax as well as comply with safe travel standards within the Northern region. the island (Vinpearl) or the South of the island (Sungroup).

These two groups currently have a variety of services, especially in the North, Vinmec international general hospital with a scale of nearly 150 beds, 11 functional rooms and 10 specialties, and a system of machinery and equipment. World leading modern healthcare. In case of risk, visitors can easily go to the nearby Vinmec hospital for timely treatment.

Read our full article regarding Phu Quoc Hospital & Medecial facilities here.