All nationalities need to apply for a travel visa, except from the following countries: Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Singapore, Philippines, and Vietnam.
A visa on arrival, valid for 30 days, is issued at Phnom Penh International Airport, Siem Reap International Airport, and International Border Checkpoints. It can also be granted at Royal Cambodian Embassy or Consulate abroad. The visa fee for a tourist is US$20, and the visa fee for a businessman is US$25. Visas can be extended at Immigration Department in Phnom Penh City. A free visa (K) is expressly granted to the Cambodian living overseas.
The Royal Government of Cambodia has recently approved E-visas. All you have to do is complete the online application form available at the official website (evisa.mfaic.gov.kh), pay by credit card online, and include uploading a recent passport-size photo in JPEG/PNG format. The visa will be approved within three business days.
The E-visa, valid for a thirty-day stay, is available only for a typical tourist visa for a single entry. It is currently not available for nationalities from Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Sudan, and Sri Lanka. For a business visa, please apply at your nearest embassy or on arrival in all major checkpoints.
Tourists getting such a visa online can enter Cambodia through Phnom Penh International Airport, Siem Reap International Airport, Bavet (Svay Rieng), Cham Yeam (Koh Kong), and Poipet (Banteay Meanchey), and they can exit through these five main points.
Phnom Penh International Airport
Siem Reap International Airport
- Cambodia-Vietnam border
Bavet International Check Point
Kha Orm Sam Nor International Check Point
- Cambodia-Thailand border
Cham Yeam International Check Point
Poi Pet International Check Point
OSmach International Check Point
- A completed visa application form
- Passport valid for at least a further four (4) months
- One (1) recent photograph (4x6)
- Appropriate visa fee
- Supporting documents for business and official visas
- USD20 for Tourist Visa
- USD25 for Business Visa
Diplomatic, Official, Courtesy and Special (Cambodian national) visas are issued gratis.
Important: In order to be admitted into the country, tourists need sufficient funds for their stay and a return ticket.
Visa K can be issued to a Cambodian national entering the Kingdom on a foreign passport. (The applicant has to provide well-documented evidence, such as proof that one’s parents were Cambodian/s).
The nationals of the Philippines and Malaysia do not need a tourist visa and many stay in Cambodia for 21 and 30 days respectively.
The tourist (T) and business (E) visas can be extended at the Immigration Department, National Police. The Diplomatic (A), Official (B) and Courtesy (C) visas can be extended at the Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Note:
A tourist visa can be extended only once for up to one (1) month (single entry). A business visa can be extended for:
- One month (Single entry)
- Three months (Single entry)
- Six months (Multiple entry)
- One year (Multiple entry)
Late stayers will be fined USD5 per day.
Travelers may download the Visa Application Form from the Ministry of Tourism Cambodia’s official website: www.mot.gov.kh.
Cambodia has two (2) international airports:
- Phnom Penh PNH and Siem Reap REP and six domestic airports:
- Battambang BBM. Mondul kiri MWV. Rattanak Kiri RBE. Stung Treng TNX. Kang Keng (Sihanouk Ville) KOS. Koh Kong KKZ.
Most flights pass through Phnom Penh International Airport. Airport Tax at the International Airport is USD25; Domestic Airport is USD6 (to date). Visas can be obtained on Arrival at the airport but it is always advised to obtain the correct visa before visiting any country.
Source: Ministry of Tourism Cambodia’s official website: www.mot.gov.kh