20

Oct
2019
Update guide to obtaining a Cambodia visa
Posted By : Threeland Travel / Travel Guide

In Southeast Asia in general and in Cambodia in particular, tourism is growing faster and faster in recent years thanks to the innovation of visa policy. Cambodia visa requirements are clear and straight forward. Especially, it offers excellent visa on arrival policy to most nationalities in the world. Get all the necessary information to obtain a travel visa for your Cambodia tour. 

Types of Cambodia visa

In recent years, the Cambodia visa policy has expanded, allowing visitors from most countries of the world to travel much easier. There are 2 categories of travel visas in Cambodia including by purpose visa and by method of issue visa.

By purpose, the visa has 5 types:

•    Transit visas: passengers who continue to fly by their recent airplane do not need a transit visa through Phnom Penh International Airport.
•    Short-stay or visitor visas: Private visa, Tourist visa, Visa for medical reasons, Business visa, Working holiday visa, Athletic or artistic visa, Cultural exchange visa, Refugee visa, Pilgrimage visa, Digital nomad visa.
•    Long-stay visas: Student visa, Research visa, Temporary worker visa, Journalist visa, Residence visa, Asylum visa
•    Immigrant visas: Spouse visa or partner visa, Marriage visa, Pensioner visa
•    Official visas: Diplomatic visas, Courtesy visas

cambodia multiple visa

Cambodia multiple Visa

By method of issue, Cambodia visa has 2 types:

•    Electronic visas (eVisa): Cambodia grants electronic visas to over 215 nationalities such as The United States, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, etc. 
•    On-arrival visas (VOA): Cambodia issues visas for most countries in the world except 10 countries need to obtain a visa from the Cambodia embassy including Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan.

How to obtain a visa before a Cambodia tour?

Cambodia has different regulations for each country, check your nationality and 4 options below to get prepared for your Cambodia holidays.

Visa Exemption: 

To promote tourism between ASEAN countries, Cambodia has exempted visas for most countries in this region:
•    Tourists with a valid passport from 5 countries Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam can stay to enjoy Cambodia trips for up to 30 days.
•    The Filipino has 21-day entry and Thai has 14-day entry.
You just need to bring along your valid passport and the original and a notarized copy of your identity card when taking a tour to this land if you are a citizen of 9 countries: Brunei Darussalam, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. After arrival at the international airports or border gates, head straight to the passport control.
Thanks to this open visa exemption policy, many travelers opt to have Vietnam and Cambodia tours to avail of all the highlights of truly Southeast Asia.

See more: Vietnam and Cambodia tours 

eVisa

Cambodia eVisa for single entry trips only is issued for stays up to 30 days at a fee of $36 USD.
E-visa takes tourists less time at the entry points than on arrival visa.
Most Asia, Europe, America, and Africa countries can get eVisa through 4 steps:
1.    Fill in the secure eVisa online form     
2.    Confirm then pay 37 USD 
3.    Get an approval eVisa within 3 business days
4.    Present a print of the approved eVisa to immigration at the eVisa area to enter Cambodia.
Check out 7 eVisa checking points:
•    3 International Airports in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Sihanoukville
•    4 international border gates: Thailand Land Borders (Cham Yeam (Koh Kong Province), Poi Pet (Banteay Meanchey Province)); Vietnam Land Borders (Bavet (Svay Rieng Province)), Laos Land Borders (Tropaeng Kreal (Stung Treang Province).

cambodia evisa

Cambodia evisa

On Arrival Visa

Cambodia Visa on arrival is issued for stays up to 30 days, single entry only. A 1-month extension is possible. To obtain an On Arrival Visa, after your arrival, do steps below: 
1.    Go to the “Visa on Arrival” area. Grab and fill in a copy of the application form
2.    Head to the “Apply Visas” counter/line to submit: Completed Arrival-Departure card, Completed customs form, Completed application form, 1 passport size photo, passport.
3.    Wait till they call your name on the next counter/line. 
4.    Pay the visa fee $30 USD for single entry for 30 days, pick up your passport and your visa with the visa label then go to the passport control area.
Important:  It is necessary to prepare ready cash, notarized copies of important documents, and copies of your onward/ return ticket. Visa fee must be paid in USD.
cambodia on arrival visa 

Cambodia On Arrival Visa

The entry points to obtain Cambodia Visa on arrival:
Airports:

•    Phnom Penh International Airport
•    Siem Reap International Airport

Cambodia-Vietnam border:

•    Bavet International Check Point (Svay Rieng-Tay Ninh)
•    Kha Orm Sam Nor International Check Point (Kandal Province-An Giang, Vietnam)
•    Tropeang Sre International Check Point (Kratie Province - Binh Phuoc) 
•    Prek Chak International Check Point (Kampot - Kien Giang)
•    Phnom Den International Check Point (Takeo - An Giang)
•    Oyadav International Check Point (Rattankiri - Gia Lai)
•    Tropieng Phlong International Check Point (Kampong Cham - Xa Mat)
•    Banteay Chakrey International Border Check Point (Prey Veng - Dong Thap)
•    Samrong International Check Point (Svay Rieng - Long An)

Cambodia-Thailand border:

•    Cham Yeam International Check Point (Koh Kong - Trat)
•    Poi Pet International Check Point (Banteay Meanchey - Sa Kaeo)
•    Osmach International Check Point (Odor Meanchey - Surin)
•    Anglong Veng International Check Point (Banteay Meanchey - Sisaket)
•    Prum International Check Point (Pailin - Chantaburi)
•    Doung International Check Point (Battambang - Chantaburi)
•    Cambodia-Laos border:
•    Dong Krolar International Check Point (Steung Treng - Champasack)

Cambodia-Lao border:

•    Dong Krolar International Check Point (Steung Treng Province) /  Voeung Kam, Champasack, Laos

Pre-arranged visa

A pre-arranged visa from the consulate prior to arrival is required for certain nationalities. If you need a long-stay or an immigration visa, it is more convenient to obtain this kind of visa.
•    Citizens from these 10 countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan are not eligible for Cambodia eVisa or Visa on arrival. They must apply for the visa in person or by mail at the nearest Cambodia consulate/embassy in their home country or country of residence prior to arrival at the fee of 35 USD. Required documents to apply: Completed visa application, current passport size photo, original passport, employment letter or proof of self-employment/business, round trip airline tickets, and a self-addressed envelope to receive your passport and visa on approval if apply by mail.
•    Passport holders who are eligible for eVisa or Visa on arrival can also apply for a visa at the consulates/embassy if they want.
•    Visas are typically processed within 5 business days but can vary from consulate to consulate.
•    Travel agents can apply for the Cambodia visa on your behalf.

Cambodia Embassy in the United States

Cambodia Embassy in the United States

You are planning a holiday tour, Cambodia trip will be a perfect choice because of its unique charm. Moreover, obtaining a Cambodia visa is much easier. Contact Threeland’s local travel consultants in Cambodia to design a tailor-made Cambodia tour or support you with Cambodia visa service: email: help@threeland.com or What’s App: +84342620068 or call +842439262056.


List of nationalities are eligible to apply for Cambodia eVisa

Albania
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burma
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Dem Rep of
Congo, Rep of
Costa Rica
Cote d’Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
 

Curacao
Cyprus
Czechia

Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece    Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Holy See
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
 

Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan

Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macau
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
North Korea
Norway
Oman    

 

Palau
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar

Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Korea
South Sudan
Spain
St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand

Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe


List of nationalities are eligible to apply for Cambodia on arrival

Albania
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burma
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros

Congo, Dem Rep of
Congo, Rep of
Costa Rica
Cote d’Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Curacao
Cyprus
Czechia
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece    Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana

Haiti
Holy See
Honduras

Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macau
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius

Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco

Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
North Korea
Norway
Oman    Palau
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Korea
South Sudan
Spain
St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

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