Cambodia Begins to Charge Foreigners for COVID-19 Test, Quarantine and Treatment

AKP Phnom Penh, June 10, 2020 —

The Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to charge fees from foreigners for COVID-19 lab test, quarantine and treatment services in the country.

The notification was circulated by the Ministry of Economy and Finance highlighting that arriving foreigners will be required to ensure the deposit to cover the payment of the said services.

The Ministry of Health will discuss with concerned health institutions for payment as well as other transactions through banking by foreigners in order to ease the process.

Cremation of a dead body by the disease will be charged for US$1,500.

The notification also came along with a list of fees for specific services to be complied by all relevant parties.

(Photo: Phen Rattanak)

By Lim Nary