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Who need Cambodia visa?

All visitors entering Cambodia must have a valid passport with a Cambodia Entry Visa. Only citizens of certain countries can visit Cambodia without Cambodia entry visa. Those countries include most citizens of ASEAN countries as Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore are no need Cambodia visa for visit Cambodia within 30 days. 

How can I get Cambodia Visa?

All visitors can get a Cambodia visa via 3 ways below:

  • Applying by yourself at any Myanmar Embassy or Consulate offices worldwide
  • Getting visa on arrival at both international airports, Siem Reap and Phnom Penh as well as all international land borders
  • Applying Cambodia visa online (E-visa) by yourself, please go to www.visa-cambodia.com
Cambodia visa exemption is granted to

The citizens of ASEAN countries as Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore are no need Cambodia visa for visit Cambodia within 30 days. 

How many kinds of Cambodia visa are there?

There are two kinds of visa in terms of travelling purpose:

  • Tourist visas are valid for 1 month.
  • Business visas are issued to anyone who plans to stay longer than a month.
How much does it cost to get Cambodia visa on arrival?

Tourist visa costs $ 20 in cash per person for each time of entry
- Business visa costs $ 25 in cash per person for each time of entry

What documents do I need to prepare to get Cambodia visa arrival?

To get your visa stamped upon arrival, you need to prepare the following documents:

  • Your passport is valid for at least four (4) months from the expiry date.
  • The entry form complement.
  • One passport-sized photos (4 x 6).
  • US$ 20 in Cash pay directly to the Immigration officer.
Where can I get Cambodia visa on arrival?

You also get visa on arrival at international airports of Pochentong Airport in Phnompenh, Siemreap Airport in Siemreap as well as all international land borders at Aranyapathet – Poipet Border, Trat – Koh Kong Border of Thailand and Moc Bai - Bavet Border of Vietnam 

Can I extend my visa and how to do it?

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 and International Cooperation.
Tourist Visa can be extended once for up to one (1) month (single entry) and the extension fee is $45 per extension.
Business Visa can be extended for:

  • One (1) month (single entry)
  • Three (3) months (single entry)
  • Six (6) months (multiple entries) and extension fee is $150
  • One (1) year (multiple entries) and the extension fee is $275
What happens if I forget to bring a photo?

You'll pay anywhere from one to three dollars or if entering by land from Thailand, 100 baht. Considering Cambodia law states that a passport application must be accompanied by a photo, the small fee is a request which you have little chance of getting around as they could I suppose, send you back from where you came. Do not worry if you forget a photo. 

How long is the tourist visa valid for?

Cambodia Visa is valid for 3 months from the date of issue, *NOT* from the date of entry. You can stay 30 days for single entry 

What if I overstay my visa?

You will be fined USD 5.00 per day for overstay. 

What is E-Visa or Electronic Visa?

To promote tourism and investment in Cambodia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has launched e-visa or electronic visa. Travelers who wish to visit Cambodia can apply visa online with credit card payment direct to the Ministry's website. Normal processing time takes three business days and valid for 3 months from the date of issue. Length of stay is 30 days. Cost is US$ 20 for visa plus US$ 5 for processing fee and US$20 for service fee.

Who can not apply Cambodia visa online (E-visa)?

The following nationals should apply visa at the Cambodia Embassy or Consulate before traveling to Cambodia: Afghanistan, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nigeria (Requirements are letter of sponsor from his/her company, Return air ticket to/from Cambodia, One photocopy of Aien ID card).

What type of Visa can I apply online?

Tourist Visa only. 

Can I extend the Visa on online website?

No. In order to extend your Visa, please contact local travel agents or immigration. 

Can I change my traveling date after submitting application via online website?

Yes, you can do it at Check & Change section. The traveling date must be before the e-Visa expiry date. 

How soon will I receive my Visa if I apply online?

No more than 3 business days, if it's approved. 

I am a travel agent. Can I apply for my customers?

Yes, travel agents can apply for their customers. 

I plan to travel from Cambodia to another country for a short trip and return back to Cambodia again. Do I need to apply two Visas within such a short period of time?

Yes, you need to apply for two e-Visas. Each e-Visa is only valid for a single entry. 

I plan to travel to Cambodia three months later, can I apply now? If not, when can I start applying?

We would advise you to apply at least 2 weeks before your date of travelling to Cambodia.

If my children are under 12 years old, do they need a Visa?

No, as long as they don't have they own passport and are traveling with parent's passport. 

Is e-Visa endorsed officially by the Cambodian Government?

Yes, it is officially launched since April 2006 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Kingdom of Cambodia. 

Is the Visa valid for single entry or for multiple entries within the period of validity?

It is valid for single entry only. 

My children are above 12 years old but still travel with parent's passport, do they need a Visa?

Yes. All children above 12 years old require a Visa, no matter with parent's passport or with their own passport. 

My travel info (flight info, entry ports, entry date, accommodation) is not confirmed, can I still apply?

Please enter estimated information if you are not sure now. Change your travel information at Check & Change once you have confirmed. 

My trip is delayed and my e-Visa is expired. Can you change my e-Visa validity date?

Sorry. Please re-apply. 

What are the advantages of applying Visa online?

You don't need to visit the embassy, queue up and wait for your passport to be done. All you need is a computer with Internet. The process is fast, secure and well planned, have your visa with you before reaching Cambodia. If you are traveling around the world now, you can also apply for your Visa at anywhere you are. 

What is the contact e-mail address?

help@mfaic.gov.kh 

What is the cost of applying Visa online?

The cost includes US$20 (Government fee) + US$5 processing fee + US$20 (Service fee).  

What shall I do upon arrival at Immigration in Cambodia?

Please proceed to the dedicated e-Visa lane directly and hand over your passport, e-Visa and other related travelling documents (eg. arrival/departure card, passenger's declaration card) to the immigration officer. 

Where can I know more information about people who used e-Visa before?

Please visit Cambodia e-Visa Blog to learn more. 

I am traveling to Cambodia via Thailand, Vietnam or Laos but I am not sure which port I will be using. What should I do?

Not all border checkpoints support e-Visa. Please check before you apply. You can apply on-arrival Visa for those checkpoints not supporting e-Visa.

The entry port which I wish to enter Cambodia does not support e-Visa, what can I do?

Please use other entry port that support e-Visa, or contact your nearest embassy for more information. 

Can I change my photo after submitting my application?

Yes, you can. Please send the photo to photo@mfaic.gov.kh together with your reference number. 

Is photo taken using digital camera or scanned from my passport acceptable?

Yes, both are acceptable. 

My photo is rotated, is this still acceptable?

Please use a photo editing software to rotate your photo to the correct alignment. If you have no idea on how to do it, please read our Photo Guidelines. 

What should I do if the upload of a photo takes very long time?

Please reduce the file size by resize the photo to smaller resolutions. Please read our Photo Guidelines. 

If I have more than one passport, can I apply for the Visa using the particulars from the first passport and then travel with the second passport?

Travelers are required to travel with the passport for which the e-Visa is issued for. 

My passport number does not match with the one on the Visa, what should I do?

This happens when you have lost your passport after receiving your Visa. You can contact us for help. 

Can I contact any Cambodian embassy to check on the status of my e-Visa?

No. Please check your e-Visa status online.

Can I make payment offline?

No. Only online payment via credit card is accepted.

Can I print my Visa in Black and White?

Yes you can, as long as it is clear. 

Can I resubmit payment without filling up my application again?

Yes. You can do it in Check & Change. 

Do I get a refund if my application is rejected?

Payment of the application fee does not guarantee approval of a visa. In the event of an application not being approved, the processing fee will not be refunded. We are not able to refund expired and unused visas. 

How many copies of Visa do I need to print out?

Two copies. One copy will be submitted on arrival, while another copy upon leaving the country. 

I apply more than one e-Visa in single application. Why do I only receive one email with one of the two e-Visas we applied?

We process each e-Visa individually even if they are submitted single application. You will receive each approved e-Visa separately. 

I click the e-Visa certificate download link from my email and receive an error. It says that I am not authorized to view the page. What should I do?

Your download link may have been truncated. Please copy and paste the full link to a new web browser and try again. Or, you can also login to Check & Change to print your e-Visa certificate. 

Is it secure to make payment through this site?

We use a 128-bit secure socket layer (SSL) encryption technique.

What is the Merchant's Name to be displayed on my credit card statement?

CAMBODIA e-VISA.

What type of credit card can I use to make payment?

Visa, MasterCard, American Express (USA only), Discover (USA only) 

Why I never receive any email eventhough I have completed my application?

Please check your SPAM folder. Or, you can login to Check & Change to download your e-Visa certificate.

Will I receive my e-Visa in postal or do I collect it at the Cambodia checkpoint?

Upon approval you will receive an email with a link to download your e-Visa certificate. 

Will there be any e-Visa sticker on my passport?

No. All you need is to print out the Visa yourself and bring it along with your passport. 

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