Do You Need Visa to Visit Cambodia?

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Visa Types & Categories to Apply for Cambodia

Visa Types & Categories to Apply for Cambodia

You can make a planned trip to Cambodia by getting a Cambodia visa. Foreign nationals can apply for Cambodia short-term visas (e-visa, visa on arrival) for temporary reasons (tourism, business, cultural, and other short-term). If you want to stay in Cambodia longer for any reason (such as education, work, etc.), you can extend your visa or apply for a residence permit in Cambodia.

These are the two main types of Cambodia visa:

  1. Tourist Visa
  2. Ordinary Visas
    • Cambodia Business visa - This visa is designated for business and employment purposes. Visa can be extended for up to one year.
    • Cambodia Student visa – This visa is designated for educational purposes for those who are admitted to the educational establishments in Cambodia. Visa can be extended for up to one year.
    • Cambodia Retirement visa – This visa is designated for foreign nationals who are over 55 years old, retired, and have enough income for sustaining themselves without working. Visa can be extended for up to one year.
    • Cambodia Job-seeking visa - This visa is designated for foreign nationals who will be looking for a job in Cambodia. Visa can be extended for up to one year.
Cambodia E-Visa

Cambodia E-Visa

Cambodia E-visa is an online way to obtain a visa to realize a trip to Cambodia.

After completing the online application form and payment of the processing fee, you will receive your E-visa by email within 3 working days, depending on the visa processing status you have chosen.

All the foreign citizens except below can apply for Cambodia E-visa:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Bangladesh
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syria

Citizens of the above-mentioned countries are not eligible for Cambodia E-visa, but they can get a visa on arrival to Cambodia.  

You can enter Cambodia with E-visa through the below arrival points:

  • Phnom Penh International Airport
  • Siem Reap International Airport
  • Cham Yeam
  • Poi Pet
  • Bavet
  • Tropaeng Kreal Border Post
  • Preah Sihanouk International Airport

 

Required Documents for Cambodia E-visa

 

1. Passport

  • Validity minimum of six months beyond the date of your departure from Cambodia.
  • Signed by bearer
  • Passport not older than 10 years (issued in the last 10 years)
  • At least one or two free “visa pages”
  • Undamaged pictures securely affixed with/to passport

2. Photo

  • NEW! Should not be older than 6 months.
  • A frontal view of the face-covering 70-80% (32-26mm) of the photo.
  • A uniform and white background.
  • Clear facial features and eyes – not covered by hair or glasses frame.
  • 3x4 size

3. When You Arrive in Cambodia, You must Present also:

  • Printed Cambodia E-visa
  • Travel health insurance
  • Travel itinerary including:
    • Flight reservation
    • Valid (existing) hotel/accommodation booking/reservation with the full address (name, street, city, zip code, contact information, booking ref.)

 

Processing Time for Cambodia E-visa

The average processing time for Cambodia E-visa is 1-3 working days.

 

Cambodia E-visa Application Fee

Cambodia E-visa fee is 36 USD for all foreign citizens.

 

Where to Apply for Cambodia E-visa Application?

You will apply to Cambodia E-visa online. You can apply for an e-visa through this website (official governmental website).

Cambodia Visa on Arrival

Cambodia Visa on Arrival

All visitors to Cambodia can obtain Visa on Arrival for tourism and business purposes. Visas’ validity period is 30 days and all of them are extendable.

 
Required Documents for Cambodia Visa on Arrival

 

1. Passport

  • Validity minimum of six months beyond the date of your departure from Cambodia.
  • Signed by bearer
  • Passport not older than 10 years (issued in the last 10 years)
  • At least one or two free “visa pages”
  • Undamaged pictures securely affixed with/to passport

2. Photo

  • NEW! Should not be older than 6 months.
  • A frontal view of the face-covering 70-80% (32-26mm) of the photo.
  • A uniform and white background.
  • Clear facial features and eyes – not covered by hair or glasses frame.
  • 3x4 size

3. Immigration Card

  • Mainly you will get your immigration card for filling on the airplane. If you don’t get an immigration card on the airplane, you can also obtain it at the airport.

 

Processing Time for Cambodia Visa on Arrival

The average processing time for Cambodia Visa on Arrival is a few minutes.

 

Cambodia Visa on Arrival Fee

Cambodia Visa on Arrival fee is 30 USD for tourism purposes and 35 USD for business purposes for all foreign citizens.

 

Where to Apply for Cambodia Visa on Arrival?

You will apply for Cambodia Visa on Arrival at the airport.

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FAQ

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I am from a country whose citizens do not need a visa to enter Cambodia. Can I experience any problems at the border, while entering Cambodia?

You must meet certain requirements to enter Cambodia, even if you do not require a visa:

  • The purpose of your trip to Cambodia must be plausible and comprehensible.
  • Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months beyond your stay in Cambodia.
  • You must be able to finance your own living and travel costs.
  • You must hold a confirmed return flight, to prove that you are prepared to leave Cambodia before the duration of the permitted stay ends.
  • You must have travel health insurance for the whole duration of your stay in Cambodia.
  • You must not pose a threat to security or public order.
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Will my fees be refunded if my visa is refused?

All fees are non-refundable and will not be refunded if your visa application is not successful.

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Can I extend the validity of my Cambodia visa?

All the visa types of Cambodia are extendable. Tourist visas can be extended only for another 30 days at the Immigration Department. Ordinary visas can be extended for up to one year.

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Can I get a refusal for my e-visa application?

Despite it rarely happens, it is possible to get a refusal from the Cambodia e-visa application.

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Can I apply for a Cambodia visa at the Cambodia embassies/consulates?

Yes, you can also apply for Cambodia visas at the Cambodian embassies/consulates or visa application centers.

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