Cambodia Grants Automatic Extension of Tourist Visa to Foreign Citizens

AKP Phnom Penh, April 04, 2020 —

The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has sent a diplomatic note to all Diplomatic and Consular Missions accredited to the Kingdom, announcing to grant automatic extension of tourist visa (Visa T) to those foreign citizens and to exempt their visa overstay fines until they will be able to depart Cambodia.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia presents its compliments to all Diplomatic and Consular Missions accredited to the Kingdom of Cambodia and has the honour to inform the latter that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, some foreign tourists who arrived in Cambodia after January 1, 2020, have not been able to return to their countries as there is no availability of flights, the Royal Government of Cambodia has decided, effective from April 3, 2020, to grant automatic extension of tourist visa (Visa T) to those foreign citizens,” said the diplomatic note AKP received this morning.

The foreign citizens will also be exempted from their visa overstay fines until they will be able to depart Cambodia, it underlined.

By C. Nika