Visa & Passport

A visa is compulsory to enter Cambodia except for citizens of the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia and Thailand. To obtain a visa, you must first ensure your passport will be valid for at least 6 months after your return date.

There are 3 options at the moment to obtain a visa for Cambodia:

  • You can obtain your visa on arrival at the international checkpoints of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports. Visa upon arrival are also available for people arriving overland from Thailand at Koh Kong, Poi Pet, O’Smach and Pailin checkpoints and from Vietnam at Chau Doc and Bavet-Moc Bai checkpoints.

For people arriving from Laos at Veungkham semi-official border crossing, both Lao and Cambodian visas must be arranged prior to arrival. Identity pictures are required.

  • Visas can be acquired directly at Cambodian Embassies and Consulates abroad.

You can apply via the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Cambodia ( to obtain an electronic visa.