Cambodia

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine required. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Cambodia?

+24 New COVID cases in Cambodia
+4 New COVID deaths in Cambodia
79.16% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 19 October 2021

Basic facts about Cambodia

Cambodia is a small country located in South-Eastern Asia. The capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh and the most spoken language is Khmer. The national currency in Cambodia is Cambodian riel (KHR).

What taxi apps are available in Cambodia?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Cambodia. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Cambodian riel (KHR)Official currency
1 EUR~4606.83 KHR
1 USD~4072 KHR

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Cambodia?

The official language of Cambodia is Cambodian. Traveling across Cambodia if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers. You can go into someone who doesn't comprehend the word that you speak. Learn a few distress phrases, such as aid, emergency, and police, as a precaution, and of course, the most important phrase to know is “Do you speak English?”

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Cambodia was ranked 84th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Cambodia?

There are 3 common plug types used in Cambodia:

Type A 230 V, 50 Hz  Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type G 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Cambodia?

Currently, citizens of 8 countries can enter Cambodia without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Cambodia?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Cambodia.

Data last reviewed on: 19 October 2021

Is it safe in Cambodia?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On October 12, 2021, the risk level for Cambodia was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Cambodia

117 Police
119 Ambulance
119 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Cambodia?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Alcohol

  • 2L of alcohol drinks

Tobacco

  • 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 200 grams of tobacco

Data last reviewed on: 19 October 2021

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