Visa policy of Cambodia

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Visitors to Cambodia must obtain a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for six months and one empty page.[1]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Cambodia

Visa exemption[edit]

A Cambodian visa Issued by Royal Cambodian Consulate General in Chongqing to a Chinese citizen

Holders of normal passports of the following nine countries do not require a visa for Cambodia for up to 30 days (unless otherwise noted):[1]

Holders of diplomatic and official/service passports of Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Ecuador, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand, Uruguay and Vietnam do not require a visa for Cambodia.

In July 2015 tourism industry representatives proposed a wider visa-free regime as a response to similar moves by neighbouring countries.[5]

Visa on arrival[edit]

Map of Cambodian immigration checkpoints which accept e-visa or visa on arrival
Interactive map

Visitors to Cambodia can obtain a visa on arrival for tourism (US$30) or business purposes (US$35), for a maximum stay of 30 days. Extensions are possible.[1]

Cambodian visa on Arrival in Indian Passport at Bavet Municipality .


The official Cambodian e-Visa logo

Nationals of any country other than Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Syria may apply for an eVisa online for US$36 before arrival. It allows a single entry and a maximum stay of 30 days for tourism purposes.[6]

Holders of eVisas may enter via the following entry points:


Transit passengers who are leaving on the same arrival aircraft do not need a visa when transiting through Phnom Penh International Airport.[1]

Entry requirements[edit]

Day trips (arriving and departing on the same day) are not permitted except when arriving and departing via Phnom Penh International Airport. Return/onward ticket is required for nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Sudan.[1]

COVID-19 pandemic[edit]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, entry was not allowed for persons who had previously visited or who are originating from France, Germany, Italy, Spain or the United States.[7]


Most visitors arriving to Cambodia on short-term basis were from the following countries of nationality:[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Gulf Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Cambodia, Seychelles Sign Visa Exemption Accord". Open Development Cambodia. 12 September 2012. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Cambodia, Seychelles Sign Visa Exemption Agreement". Agence Kampuchea Press. 10 September 2012. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Travel & Visa: Countries Where Seychelles Nationals Do Not Require a Visa". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Seychelles). Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Call for visa-free travel". Tourism of Cambodia. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  6. ^ "eVisa Kingdom of Cambodia". Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Cambodia). Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  7. ^ CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK - UPDATE 14.03.2020, International Air Transport Association
  8. ^ "Tourism Statistics Report". Ministry of Tourism Cambodia. Retrieved 11 December 2017.