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Cambodia - Apply for Driver License

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  1. Go to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport office.
  2. Fill out an application form.
  3. Submit the application form along with the required documents.
  4. Pay the fees.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Certificate of the Current Address
  • 3 photos in the passport size
  • valid proof of identity
  • medical certificate (if a driver is over 65 years old)

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

The Department of Public Works and Transport
106 Preah Norodom Boulevard, Phnom Penh
Tel : 023 427 845: 023 427 862

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The age of drivers must be determined in accordance with the types of the driving license as follows:

  • At least 16 years old for type A1.
  • At least 18 years old for type A2 and B.
  • At least 22 years old for type C and D1.
  • At least 24 years old for type D2 and E.


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  • Type A and B driver's license is valid until the holders reach the age of 65, but must conduct the medical check-up and extend the driving license every 5 years.
  • Type C, D and E driver's license is valid for three years. The license holder shall extend the validity every three years after checking up their health to prove that they can drive.
  • Drivers who use all types of driving licenses as whose age are 65 years up, shall have their health check up every two years, and extend their driving license validity every two years.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

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Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
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sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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  • All types of driving licenses will be issued by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. Ministry of Interior or Ministry of National Defense will issue the driving license for the drivers of special vehicles serving in the specific areas of skill such as tanks, armored vehicles, military equipped vehicles, racing vehicles, tricycles, convoy motorcycles which are the state properties.
  • There are 5 types of driving license for the road vehicles of the Kingdom of Cambodia as follows:
    • Type A: For motorcycle and tricycles
      • A1 - For the motorcycle with the cylindrical size from 49 to 125 cm3
      • A2 - For the motorcycle with the cylindrical size over 125 cm3.
      • The vehicles with trailers and tricycles.
    • Type B:
      • For the vehicles transporting the passengers not over 9 passengers including the driver.
      • The goods loading vehicles with total weight in maximum not over 3.5 tons.
      • The vehicle in type B can tow the trailers with total weight not over 0.75 tons.
    • Type C: For the goods loading vehicles with total weight in maximum over 3.5 tons and might probably have trailers with the total weight in maximum not over 0.75 tons.
    • Type D: Passenger Vehicles:
      • D1 - For the vehicles loading passengers from 10 to 20 passengers including the driver and might have the trailers with the total weight in maximum not more than 0.75 tons.
      • D2 - For the vehicles loading more than 20 passengers including the driver and might have the trailer with the total weight in maximum not more than 0.75 tons.
      • Type E: For the vehicles in Type B, C and D with trailers in total weight more than 0.75 tons must divide into 3 types- Type E (B), Type E (C) and Type E (D).

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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External Links[edit]

Ministry of Public Works and Transport

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