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How to get Cambodia Visa
Cambodia visa exemption. Following Citizens don’t require a visa to enter Cambodia: Thailand, Laos, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Malaysia.
Don’t be disappointed if you are not a citizen of any of the above country; the process to obtain a Cambodian travel visa is surprisingly easy. There are in-fact two types of visa you can obtain:
- Tourist Visa: valid up to 30 days, can be extended only once. Cost: $30
- Ordinary visa: allows multiple entries; you can get it extended multiple times, with extension up to 6 months at a time. Cost: $35
The Cambodian visa can be obtained on arrival at its international airports, and at border crossings with Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. If you are on short tour and only visiting Siem Reap or maybe the capital city, just apply for the tourist visa.
Documents required for Cambodian Visa:
- Passport with at least 6 months of validity.
- Passport photocopies.
- Return flight ticket – it’s okay if you have a departure flight ticket from Thailand, or Vietnam.
- 2 Passport size photographs.
- Fees to be paid in U.S.D or Cambodian Riel.
- Local address – name of the hotel you are planning to stay: Don’t worry if you don’t have a booking you can fill any hotel name as you like.
How to get Cambodia E-Visa
Wondering how to get Cambodia visa at border? Cambodia e visa at border crossings can be obtained as Cambodia visa on arrival by land. If you are traveling Cambodia as solo backpacker, it is yet very sample to apply for Cambodia visa.
Are you looking for Siem reap visa on arrival? If yes, I will recommend you apply online for a quick, hassle free border crossing. (The same procedure is also applicable to Phnom penh visa on arrival) Particularly recommended when you are travelling in a direct bus taking you across the border. If you have the e-visa, your processing will be much faster and you’d not feel lost when your bus mates get ahead of you.
The whole experience of applying for Cambodian e-visa is seamless. You upload documents, pay the fees and the Cambodian tourist visa will be sent to your email id in 3-5 working days. Awesome! Why can’t we make things so smooth and fast here in India? (Note that now India does allow you to apply for tourist visa online and then when you arrive by flight you get the Indian visa on arrival)
Costs US$37. Apply Cambodian Visa Online at: Evisa Cambodia
Valid only when you arrive at the two international airports, or at the major crossings: Poipet, Koh-Kong, and Bavet. Most likely Poipet is the one you will be using if you are arriving from Bangkok, and if you are coming from Vietnam Bavet is the one.
Print two copies of the Cambodia visitor visa, and needless to say carry it to Cambodia! Don’t forget to collect the copy from the printer after you fire the print.
Getting a visa for Cambodia
If you are wondering if you can get visa on arrival in Cambodia, then answer is big yes! You can also easily apply for the Cambodia visa on arrival at Phnom Penh airport.
The same procedure also applies if you are looking for Cambodia visa at airport; the process for getting Cambodian visa at airport is fairly simple.
If you are backpacking Cambodia and looking for a visa to enter Cambodia. note that you can apply for Cambodia tourist visa on arrival. Cambodia visa application process is fairly simple to follow. You can easily apply for Cambodia visa from the authorities at an international terminal.
Cambodia visa cost
Cambodia visa fee is $35 U.S. Cambodia visa fees for Indian citizens is same as other citizens. I believe Cambodia visa on arrival cost or price is on par of that Thailand.
Cambodia visa types
If you are planning to stay longer in Cambodia, I will recommend you to apply for a 6 month visa for Cambodia which you can also extend. If you are going to stay for shorter period go for 3 month visa of Cambodia.
If you are wondering whether Cambodia tourist visa is multiple entry, the answer is no.
Cambodian Visa For Indians
Indian need visa for Cambodia just like most of the other citizens. Good thing is that the Cambodia visa is available on arrival for Indian.
Cambodia visa requirements for Indian citizens in simple and all you need to do is fill a form, and submit a photograph. By following this simple step you will receive the Cambodia tourist visa for Indian citizens. Cambodia visa fee for Indian is same as the one for other nationalities. I personally went with Cambodia on arrival visa for Indians as I am belong to the category of Indian passport holders.
Cambodian Visa of other citizens
Cambodia visa for Canadian citizens, Australian citizens, American citizens
German, UK, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singaporean is all the same. If you are one of the Americans traveling to Cambodia, please remember yes you do need a visa.