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1.To apply for a Cambodian business visa, an applicant must start by identifying the nearest Cambodian issuing agency (Cambodian embassy / consulate office / high commission) in home country or any neighbouring country.

2.Go to the identified issuing agency in 1 above and find out the requirements for obtaining a Cambodian business visa;

3.Obtain a visa application form and complete it accurately. Do not forget to insert date and signature on the filled application form.

4.After filling application form, make copies of required documents and attach them to the filled form;

5.Make all necessary payments and also attach payment receipt on to the completed application form; and

6.Submit application to the office identified in 1 above.

Visa on Arrival[edit]

1.When an applicant arrives at the airport or international border crossings, he / she must start by obtain an application form and complete it carefully and accurately.

2.On to the completed form, attach a passport photo;

3.Make payment and submit application form to the appointed section at the airport;

4.Also submit passport at the same section and wait for some few minutes as visa is being processed;

5.When visa is ready and affixed to the applicants passport, he / she is called upon to pick it.

6.Upon receiving passport, an immigration officer will take a digital photo of the applicant before he / she is leaving the airport;

7.When the photo is taken, the applicant can now leave the airport to destined place in Cambodia.

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Required Documents[edit]

1.A valid passport

2.Recent passport-size photos

3.Copy of travel ticket or itinerary

4.Business letter from applicant's company

5.Letter of invitation

6.Police clearance certificate

7.Onward/return tickets or confirmed itinerary

8.Evidence of sufficient funds for travel

9.International Certificate of Vaccination

10.Hotel Reservations (if necessary)

Requirements for Visa on Arrival[edit]

1.Passport with at least one page empty for the visa, and 6 months validity

2.One (1) passport sized photo

3.A pen for filling out the form

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
No.3, Samdech Hun Sen Street, Sangkat Tonle Bassac,
Khan Chamcar Mon, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.
Telephone: (855) 23 214 441, 23 216 122, 23 224 973
Fax: (855) 23 216 144, 216 141
Email: [email protected]

2.Cambodian Embassies, High commissions or Consulate office.
A list is available at or at

3.The Immigration Department
National Police
5 Oknha Mean Street
Phnom Penh

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Applicants who wish to visit Cambodian for purposes of short term business / work for up to a beyond not beyond one year.


1.Business visa $25

2.Multiple entry extension for one (1) month US$30

3.Multiple entry extension for three (3) months US$75

4.Multiple entry extension for six (6) months US$145

5.Multiple entry extension for year US$280

6.USA applicants visa fees are as below

  • Business Visa Regular (7 10 days) US$40
  • Business Visa Rush (2 3 days) US$70
  • Business Visa Emergency (1 2 days) US$90


1.Tourist visa valid up to three (3) months

2.Maximum stay upon entry in the country one (1) month

3.Renewal one (1) month, three (3) months, six (6) months or one (1) year

Documents to Use[edit]

1.Visa Application Form

2.Business letter

3.Global Service Order Form (USA applicants)

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • Business visa normal processing seven (7) to ten (10) days
  • Visa on arrival 20-30 minutes at the airports and international border crossings
  • Visa on line three (3) business days

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1. Ensure to submit a valid passport with a blank visa page;

2. A passport must be valid at least six (6) months beyond intended stay;

3. Be aware that a business visa is a single entry visa;

4. Ensure that all information submitted is correct;

5. If possible obtain visa through a visa agent because it could be easier than obtaining it yourself;

6. Applicants should know that one (1) and three (3) month extensions are also single entry;

7. Six (6) and twelve (12) month extensions permit multiple;

8. Holders of multiple entry visas may enter or leave Cambodia without invalidating the visa;

9. A business visa application cannot be submitted online;

10. A business and invitation letters should be prepared on a company letter head;

11. Always use designed entry points to enter Cambodia;

12. Do not stay in the country longer that the validity of visa;

13. Be of good character;

14. Be ready to follow laws, rules and regulations of Cambodia if visa is granted;

15. Ensure that the visa you are applying for suits the activities you would like to do while in Cambodia;

16. Be aware of prohibited and restricted imports;

17. Ensure that the funds you have are enough to take you through the period of stay in the country;

18. If traveling with children, endeavor to obtain documentary evidence of parental responsibility as it may be requested for.

19. Business letter should indicate who is financially responsible for the period of stay in the country;

20. For visas on arrival, application forms are available at the entry point (Air port or international border crossings

Required Information[edit]

1.Name and address of applicant

2.Nationality, Age, Sex, and Marital status

3.Country of origin

4.Purpose of travel to Cambodia

5.Duration of stay in Cambodia

6.Travel details (flight to be used, dates of arrival and departure from Cambodia)

7.Details of host company in Cambodia (name and address)

8.Position held in the company

9.Financial capacity

10.Details of people to travel with to Cambodia (number, name, address, passport details and age)

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Need for the Document[edit]

A business visa is issued to let a foreigner visit a given country for purposes of short time businesses. Like in any other country, the business visa also known as E visa is issued for the same purposes. This visa can be obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Cambodia through authorized agencies (Cambodian embassies / consulate office / high commission in other countries) or can be obtained upon arrival in Cambodia.

Information which might help[edit]

  • If you are an applicant from Singapore, there is no need to obtain a visa to visit Cambodia; and an applicant from Philippine and Malaysian who would want to stay in the country for not more than one (1) month need not to obtain a visa to enter the country;
  • however must have a valid passport
  • Applicants from Bangladesh, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Sri Lanka, Iran, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan should ensure that they have a visa before traveling to Cambodian because they cannot obtain visas on arrival.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

1.Additional revenue is received through taxation;

2.New skills and technology are introduced in the country;

3.It introduces a variety of new goods and services on the local market.

External Links[edit]

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