Siem Reap is the northern province of Cambodia. There are many ways to reach to this province by air, by road, or by boat. Golden Mango Inn has gathered the detailed information to support your needs and plan your vacation travel itinerary to and from the province. Many travelers quote Angkor Wat, one of the great wonders of the world and the symbol of the heart and soul of the Cambodian nation, as a highlight of a visit to South East Asia. However, few tourists delve beyond the glory of the temples into wider Cambodia to discover other aspects that make up this diverse and captivating country. If you plan a visit you can find details below of arrival and departure information:
Visitors ’passport should be valid for at least six months at time of entry after date of return from Cambodia required by all nationals of countries. Passports of International staff of UN/NGO agencies should be valid for at least one year, at time of entry.
The online application of e-Visa has been launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, makes it possible for you to apply for a Cambodia tourist visa. Instead of applying through a Cambodian Embassy, all you need to do is
(1) To complete the online application form and;
(2) To pay with your credit card;
(3) The visa will be submitted by MFA through your email;
(4) You just print it out and bring it along when you travel to Cambodia.
Applicants from non-eligible countries including Afghanistan, Algeria, Arab Saudi, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Sudan should apply for a Visa from their nearest Cambodia embassy.
On-arrival visas are available for all, except nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Arab Saudi, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Sudan; but for Malaysia, The Philippines and Singapore the validity is limited to 21-30 days. Visitors arriving by air can obtain a visa for stays of up to 30 days on arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh or Siem Reap International Airport, Angkor. Visas are also available from Immigration at the border posts of Bavet, Poi Pet and Koh Kong. Visitors are advised to check current situation before traveling.
For those who wish to apply for Business Visa, K-Visa or Diplomatic Visa, please contact your nearest embassy for more information. Visitors can also apply for an electronic visa (e-Visa) online through the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation on website http://www.mfaic.gov.kh/
At present, visitors travelling on an e-Visa must enter Cambodia at either Phnom Penh International Airport or Siem Reap International Airport. Tourists on package tours will normally have their visas arranged by the tour operator.
Types of visa and cost
Tourist (single-entry): US$26 (US$52 for express);
Business (single-entry): US$43 (US$69 for express).
Express visas are issued within 24 hours.
All visas are valid for a one month period, and visas issued by the Embassy must be used within three months of date of issue. Extensions of up to one extra month for Tourist visas or six or 12 months for Business visas (which can be multiple) may be granted by the Ministry of the Interior at the Immigration Office in Phnom Penh.
Consulate (or Consular section of Embassy); see Passport/Visa Information. Tourists on package tours will normally have their visas arranged by the tour operator. Applications by post will only be accepted through a recognized visa courier. For further details, contact the nearest Consulate (or Consular section of Embassy).
(a) One completed application form;
(b) Two passport-size photos;
(c) Valid passport. Children need a passport and visa also;
(d) Fee in cash only;
(e) Self-addressed prepaid envelope if applying by post;
(a) Children traveling on their parent's passport must submit an extra photo.
(b) Nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Sudan also need a return ticket.
(In addition, they will require a routine check-up. For Tourist visas, a letter of guarantee from the travel agent, and for Business visas, a business letter).
Working days required
Five from day of receipt of application form. Express visas are issued within 24 hours.
Travel Advice (applicable to all of Asia and Africa)
You should be aware of the general global risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks, which could be against civilian targets, including places frequented by foreigners. However, most visits to Cambodia are trouble-free.
There are always some risks to travelers for instance from road traffic accidents, armed robbery after dark and even landmines and unexploded ordnance in remote rural areas. However for most times and places Cambodia is now a safe and pleasant country.
There has been some limited outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) amongst poultry in Cambodia. Visitors to Cambodia are unlikely to be affected, but should avoid visiting live animal markets, poultry farms and other places where they may come into close contact with wild or caged birds; and ensure poultry dishes are thoroughly cooked.
This advice is based on information provided by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in the UK. It is correct at time of publishing. As the situation can change rapidly, visitors are advised to contact the following organizations for the latest travel advice:
Working Days Required
Five from day of receipt of application form. Express visas are issued within 24 hours. E-Visas are issued within three working days; the visa is delivered electronically to the applicant's mailbox.