Cambodia: Visas & Vaccinations

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Cambodian Visas

Passport/visa necessities

With a view to go to Cambodia, a visa is required for many nationalities. A passport with at the very least six month validity is required. Philippine and Malaysian nationals don’t require vacationer visas for a keep as much as 21 and 30 days respectively. Singaporean nationality can also be exempt from the same old visa requirement. Visa on arrival will not be permitted for holders of the next passports: Afghanistan; Algeria; Bangladesh; Iran; Iraq; Pakistan; Saudi Arabia; Sri Lanka; and Sudan. Holders of those passports should get hold of a Cambodian visa earlier than arriving within the nation. Holders of those passports are additionally required to carry a sponsor letter or invitation from an organization / group / journey agent, and you’re additionally suggested to carry a legitimate return ticket.


It is extremely straightforward to journey to Cambodia. Cambodian visas can be found to most nationalities on arrival in any respect worldwide airports in Cambodia (Phnom Penh and Siem Reap), at abroad Cambodian embassies , at most worldwide border crossing checkpoints in Cambodia, and thru the web e-Visa process.

Issuance necessities and value

Issuance of a visa on arrival on the airports and worldwide border crossings is comparatively fast and straightforward, taking about 20-Half-hour. One 4×6 photograph is required.

30-day vacationer visa (Sort ‘T’): US$30
Vacationer visas might be prolonged for one month, however just one time.

30-day ‘Extraordinary Visa’ or ‘Enterprise Visa’ (Sort ‘E’): US$35
Right now, bizarre/enterprise visas might be renewed for one month, three months, six months or one 12 months at a time.

Diplomatic, Official, Courtesy, and Particular (Cambodian) visas are issued freed from cost.

At overland worldwide border checkpoints with Thailand, visa costs are sometimes set in Thai baht making them considerably dearer than the official visa value in US {dollars}. See under.


The Cambodian Ministry of International Affairs gives ‘e-visa’ – visas obtainable on-line by means of the Ministry’s web site. Scan of passport and passport dimension photograph required. Fee by bank card. US$37 for a 30 day visa (three month validity.) Just like the vacationer visa, e-visas might be renewed one time for 30 days. Processing time: 24-72 hour. The visa is issued by e mail and print out of your laptop. The Ministry just lately introduced that e-visa entry factors embody Siem Reap Worldwide Airport, Phnom Penh Worldwide Airport, the Bavet/Moc Bai border crossing, the Poipet/Aranyaprathet border crossing and the Koh Kong/Had Lek border crossing.

To order an e-visa see the next web site: https://www.evisa.gov.kh

Visa Renewal

Renew visas by means of a journey agent or the ‘Immigration Division’ on Confederation de Russie (‘Airport Highway’), situated reverse Phnom Penh Worldwide Airport. Tel: 012-581558. Fax: 023-890380. E-mail: visa_info@on-line.com.kh. Renew Diplomatic, Courtesy and Official visas on the Consular part of the Ministry of International Affairs.

Visas at Overland Border Crossings

Border crossing with Laos: Cambodian visas can be found on the border however Laotian visas should not obtainable on the border.

Border crossings with Vietnam: Cambodian visas can be found in any respect worldwide border crossings with Vietnam.

Border crossings with Thailand: Cambodian visas and 14/30-day Thai transit visas can be found in any respect Thai/Cambodian border crossings. Thai transit visas are freed from cost. Different forms of Thai visas should not obtainable.


None are required however some could also be advisable.

Journey physicians typically suggest some or all the following vaccinations and prophylactics. This record was compiled from journal articles about journey in Cambodia. IT IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE. Seek the advice of your journey doctor and the CDC web site to find out which if any of the vaccinations you must obtain.

Hepatitis A – A meals borne illness, not unusual in Cambodia.
Vaccination: Injection collection.
Hepatitis B – Transmitted primarily by sexual contact, shared needles and contaminated blood. Prevalent in Cambodia.
Vaccination: Injection collection.
Typhoid – A meals borne illness, not unusual in Cambodia.
Vaccination: Injection or tablet collection.
Japanese Encephalitis – A mosquito borne illness. Restricted to elements of Cambodia.
Vaccination: Injection collection.
Cholera – A meals/water borne illness. Occasional outbreaks in some elements of Cambodia.
Vaccination: Injection.
Rabies – A bodily fluid borne illness. Current in Cambodia. Usually restricted to sure professions.
Vaccination: Injection collection.
Malaria – A mosquito borne illness. Prevalent in some elements of Cambodia.
Vaccination: None. Prophylactic capsules and/or good mosquito prevention habits. Mefloquine (Lariam) resistance has been reported in Cambodia.
Tetanus – Make certain your tetanus vaccination is up-to-date..
Vaccination: Single Injection.
Childhood ailments – polio, measles, mumps, rubella, and many others – If you’ll be working with kids corresponding to doing volunteer work at and orphanage or educating, it might be advisable to replace your childhood illness vaccinations.

Different ailments of concern:

AIDS/HIV – A bodily fluid borne illness. Prevalent in Cambodia, notably amongst business intercourse employees. Keep away from blood merchandise besides in emergencies. Follow secure intercourse.
Dengue Fever – A mosquito borne illness. Prevalent in some elements of Cambodia, notably at sure occasions of 12 months (wet season). No vaccination or prophylactic obtainable. Follow good mosquito chunk prevention habits.
Worms – A meals borne parasite. Eat at respected eating places. Follow good hygiene. Watch out for road meals. Watch out for undercooked meat.
Giardia, Salmonella – Meals/water borne ailments. Eat at respected eating places. Follow good hygiene. Watch out for road meals.

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