Visa Requirements for Cambodia

Cambodia eVisa Application

To be eligible for the eVisa it is necessary to meet all the Cambodia Visa requirements. This includes having a passport from one of the eligible countries and paying a fee using a credit or debit card.

To meet the Cambodia eVisa requirements, travelers also need to provide a copy of a recent passport photo and the biographical page of their passport. Applicants can provide these documents after they make the initial application.

Entry requirements to Kingdom of Cambodia

To enter the Kingdom of Cambodia, visitors need to present their passport (valid for a minimum of 6 months) and a visa (unless they are from a visa-exempt country).

There are a number of different types of visas for Cambodia but the Cambodia eVsa is the simplest to apply for. The online application eliminates the need to go to an embassy or consulate.

Countries eligible for the Cambodian eVisa

Over 200 nationalities are eligible for the Cambodia eVisa:

Only 9 nationalities can enter without a visa:

  • Brunei
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Nationalities who are neither eligible for visa-free entry or the Cambodia eVisa can apply for a visa at a Cambodian embassy or consulate.

Document required to apply for Cambodian eVisa

To successfully apply for the Cambodian eVisa, applicants need to have a valid passport issued by one of the eligible countries and a credit or debit card to pay the visa fee. It is also necessary to provide a copy of a recent passport photo and the biographical page of the applicant’s passport.

Cambodia visa photo requirements

cambodia visa entry requirements

  • Must be recent (last 6 months)
  • No Smiling: The facial expression must be neutral, no smiling
  • White Background: The photo must have a completely white background
  • Shoulders: The applicant’s face and shoulders must be visible.
  • Position: The position of the face and shoulders must be straight and not at an angle
  • Color: The applicant’s photograph must be in full color
  • Eyes open, looking directly ahead

Vaccine Recommendations

There are a number of recommended vaccines for Cambodia and travelers should see their doctor at least 6 weeks before their trip to allow plenty of time to receive them.

The following vaccinations are recommended:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow fever
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Rabies
  • Meningitis
  • Polio
  • Measles
  • Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
  • Tetanus
  • Diphtheria
  • Pertussis
  • Chickenpox
  • Shingles
  • Pneumonia
  • Influenza

Cambodia Entry Methods

Travelers can enter Cambodia by air, land or sea. Siem Reap International Airport provides access to the temples of Angkor and Sihanoukville International Airport offers connections to neighboring countries.

Visitors can enter by land using any of the land border crossings. There are 7 with Vietnam, 5 with Thailand, and one with Laos. There are also 3 major sea ports: Sihanoukville on the Gulf of Siam, Phnom Penh on the Mekong River, and the provincial port of Koh Kong.

Cambodia-Thailand border

There are multiple ways of traveling between Cambodia and Thailand. Travelers can either fly by plane, travel by boat or cross one of the 5 border crossings by land. The most common way of crossing the border is by bus. There are immigration checkpoints where passports and visas are checked by the border authorities. Find out more about traveling between Cambodia and Thailand.

Cambodia-Vietnam border

Cambodia and Vietnam share a long border which includes 7 different border crossings. There are numerous bus companies which operate between the 2 countries and visitors also have the option of flying. Find out more about crossing the Cambodia-Vietnam border.

Cambodia-Laos border

Cambodia and Laos share a short border which includes a singular border crossing. The Trapeang Kriel/Nong Nok Khiene crossing connects Stung Treng in Cambodia with Don Det in Laos. Read more about traveling between Cambodia and Laos.