Is Cambodia Visa Free for Filipinos? [Visa Free, VOA, eVisa and Visa Extension Tips]

By Kach Umandap - Howe May 10th, 2020 Posted in Guide for Filipinos, Travel Blog, VISA Application Guides No comments

Cambodia is one of our ASEAN neighbors where Filipinos can enter without the need to apply for a visa. You can enter visa free to Cambodia for 30 days. Enjoy the Kingdom with a rich history from the Angkor Empire to its independence. Feel the warmth of the Cambodians and check out the jungle ruins and ancient temples in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Angkor Wat
The exterior view of Angkor Wat.

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights from the Philippines to Cambodia, however, you can enter through Thailand or Vietnam. Most Filipinos do the tri-city backpacking route which is Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam or vice-versa.

Facts about Cambodia Free-Entry for Filipinos

Validity: up to 30 days
Process: Visa Not Required
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Please note that you need to be in Cambodia for at least 24 hours.

Other Visa Exempt Countries

  • Brunei (14 days)
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Seychelles (14 days)
  • Singapore
  • Thailand (14 days)
  • Vietnam

Cambodia Visa on Arrival

Validity: up to 30 days
Process: Visa on Arrival
Number of Entries: Single

Visa Fee:
Tourist – USD 30
Business – USD 35

Most nationals who are not visa exempt can get a Visa on Arrival.

Visa Required Nationals:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Bangladesh
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan

With a Visa on Arrival, you can enter through the following Checkpoints:

Airports

  • Phnom Penh
  • Siem Reap

Laos Check Points

  • Dong Krolar (Steung Treng)

Thailand Check Points

  • Cham Yeam (Koh Kong)
  • Poi Pet (Banteay Meanchey)
  • Osmach (Odor Meanchey)
  • Anglong Veng (Banteay Meanchey)
  • Prum (Pailin)
  • Doung (Battambang)

Vietnam Check Points

  • Banteay Chakrey (Prey Veng)
  • Bavet (Svay Rieng)
  • Kha Orm Sam Nor (Kandal)
  • Oyadav (Rattankiri)
  • Prek Chak (Kampot)
  • Phnom Den (Takeo)
  • Samrong (Svay Rieng)
  • Tropeang Sre (Kratie)
  • Tropieng Phlong (Kampong Cham)

Cambodia EVisa

Validity: up to 30 days
Process: eVisa
Number of Entries: Single

Documents Required for Cambodia eVisa

  • Full bio page of your valid Passport
  • 4×6 digital photo
  • USD 36 for the Visa Fee

How to Get a Cambodia eVisa

STEP 1: Prepare soft copies of your document and a credit card for payment.

STEP 2: Go to this website. Type details asked.

Are Filipinos Visa Free to Cambodia Guide to Visa Extension in Cambodia

STEP 3: Review your information and go to the payment page.

STEP 4: Pay the eVisa Fee.

STEP 5: Check your eVisa in your e-mail within 24 hours from your application. Print your eVisa.

STEP 6: Provide your passport and printed eVisa when you cross immigration.

With a Cambodia eVisa, you can enter through the following Checkpoints:

International Airports

  • Phnom Penh
  • Siem Reap
  • Sihanoukville

Land Borders

  • Cham Yeam (Koh Kong – Thailand)
  • Poi Pet (Banteay Meanchey – Thailand)
  • Bavet (Svay Rieng – Vietnam)
  • Tropaeng Kreal (Stung Treang – Laos)

How to get a Cambodia Visa Extension

Cambodia Visa Extension at a Glance

Extension for: 1, 3, 6 or 12 months (for Ordinary Visa, not Tourist Visa)

Entries: Single for 1-3 months, Multiple for 6-12 months

Process: 2 – 5 days

Where to apply: Immigration office in Cambodia or the Embassy of Cambodia in the Philippines

Documents Required for Cambodia Visa Extension

  • Valid Passport (more than 6 months with 2 blank pages)
  • 6 x 4 cm Passport Photo
  • Visa Fee (USD 45-300)
  • Valid Work Permit (for those extending for 6-12 months)

Cambodia Work Permit

Where to Apply?

Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (MLVT) issues work permits for foreigners. Your employer may process your work permit, if you plan working, you need to have an Ordinary Visa (E).

Who can get a Work Permit?

  • Job offer from a compliant employer
  • Entered Cambodia legally
  • With a valid passport
  • Have the right to reside in the country
  • Physically Fit
  • No Communicable Disease

Documents Required

  • Company’s Certificate and Articles of Incorporation
  • Business Address
  • Tax Patent with Company Stamp
  • Foreign Employee Quota Approval
  • Ministry of Commerce Approval
  • Application form as Issued by MOI
  • Copy of Passport and Valid Visa
  • 3 pcs 4×6 photos
  • Medical Certificate
  • Work Contract

Cambodia Embassy in the Philippines

Embassy of Cambodia in the Philippines​
Unit 7A-B/7th Floor Country Space, I Bldg.
Senator Gil Puyat Ave.
Makati City, Metro Manila

Telephone: (632) 818 9981, 8101896
Email: camemb.phl@mfaic.gov.kh

7 Reasons Why I Love CambodiaEmbassy of the Philippines in Cambodia

Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Phnom Penh
No. 182 Preah Norodom Blvd., Sangkat Tonle
Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh 12301
Kingdom of Cambodia

Telephone: +855 23 333 303/4
Email: phnompenh.pe@dfa.gov.ph
Website: dfa.gov.ph

The Kingdom of Cambodia is a wonderful country to visit! It’s also visa free to Cambodia for Filipinos for 30 days. Enjoy your stay here!

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Written by Kach Umandap - Howe

Co-Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 143 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she got married then a year later bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.

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