Points of Entry Into Cambodia

Where visa-on-arrival is available
and e-visa accepted

There are 18 points of entry into Cambodia where visa-on-arrival is issued. Five (5) of these points of entry also accept the Cambodian tourist e-visa purchased online. These five entry-points (where e-visa is accepted) are namely:

1. Phnom Penh International Airport

2. Siem Reap International Airport

3. Bavet immigration checkpoint (coming in from Vietnam)

4. Poipet immigration checkpoint (coming in from Thailand through the Cambodian northwestern border)

5. Koh Kong immigration checkpoint (coming in from Thailand through the Cambodian southwestern border).

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Click here to see map showing locations of 7 more frequently used points of entry into Cambodia

Click here for specific names of entry points showing availability of visa-on-arrival and acceptance of e-visa

Click here for descriptions of 7 more frequently used points of entry into Cambodia

Map Showing Locations of More Frequently Used Entry Points

See in map below the geographic locations of seven points-of-entry that are more frequently used to enter Cambodia. Please take note that while visa-on-arrival is available in all 7 border-gates, e-visa is not available at the O'smach border-gate (when coming in from Thailand) and at the Trapaing border-gate (when coming in from Laos). 

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Specific names of 16 border checkpoints

Table below shows the immigration checkpoints at the borders, between Cambodia and Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, and Cambodia and Laos, where visa-on-arrival can be obtained and where an e-visa can be used to enter Cambodia.

In the list below, the names of the border-towns in Cambodia where the entry-gates are located are written first. The names of the corresponding border-towns in Vietnam and in Thailand are enclosed in parentheses.

CAMBODIA POINTS-OF-ENTRY

AND INTERNATIONAL BORDER CHECKPOINTS

PLACE

VISA-ON-ARRIVAL AVAILABLE

E-VISA ACCEPTED

OPENING TIME

CLOSING TIME

         

  Phnom Penh International Airport

YES

YES

   

  Siem Reap International Airport

YES

YES

   
         

  Checkpoints Along the Cambodia-  Vietnam Border

       

  1. Bavet - (Moc Bai, Vietnam side)

YES

YES

8:00AM

8:00PM

  2. Kaam Samnor - (Yin Soeung, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

8:00PM

  3. Phnom Den - (Tin Bienh, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

8:00PM

  4. Trapaing Phlong - (Xamat, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

no data

no data

  5. Trapaing Sre - (Bonue, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

no data

no data

  6. Ovadav (Yadao) - (Lethanh, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

8:00PM

  7. Banteay Chakrei - (Din Ba, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

no data

no data

  8. Preak Chak - (Ha Tieng, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

8:00PM

  9. Samrong - (Mi Quy Tei, Vietnam side)

YES

NO

no data

no data

         

  Checkpoints Along the Cambodia-Thailand Border

       

  1. Poipet - (Aranyaprathet, Thailand side)

YES

YES

7:00AM

8:00PM

  2. Koh Kong - (Trat, Thailand side)

YES

YES

7:00AM

8:00PM

  3. O'smach - (Chong Chorm, Thailand side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

5:00PM

  4. Anlong Veng - (Chom Sangam, Thailand  side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

5:00PM

  5. Pailin - (Ban Pakard, Thailand side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

5:00PM

  6. Daung - (Ban Lem, Thailand side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

5:00PM

         

  Checkpoint Along the Cambodia-Laos Border

       

  Trapaing Kreal - (Norg Nokbiane, Laos side)

YES

NO

8:00AM

5:00PM

         

Source: Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia. Acquired August 2013.

 

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Description of 7 More Frequently Used Entry Points

 

Phnom Penh International Airport in the city of Phnom Penh

The airport is less than 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the central part of the city. International flights originating from airports within Asia land here.

 

Siem Reap International Airport in the city of Siem Reap

The airport is less than 8 kilometers (5 miles) from downtown Siem Reap. International flights originating from airports within Asia land here.

Poipet - Aranyaprathet Border Gate in the province of Banteay Meanchey

This is in the Aranyaprathet-Poipet crossing point, for those coming from Thailand (Aranyaprathet border).

Aranyaprathet (sometimes also called "Aran") is a border-town of the province of Sa Kaeo in Thailand. Poipet is a border-town in the province of Banteay Meanchey in Cambodia. Aranyaprathet and Poipet lie beside each other along the border of Thailand and Cambodia. You exit Thailand in Aranyaprathet and walk to Poipet to enter the territory of Cambodia.

Poipet is about 400 kilometers (249 miles), about 8 hours travel, from Phnom Penh and about 150 kilometers (93 miles), about 3 hours travel, from Siem Reap.

Airconditioned buses ply the Poipet-Phnom Penh route and the Poipet-Siem Reap route, with a bus leaving almost every hour.

Click here for detailed information about overland travel from Bangkok to Phnom Penh via the Aran-Poipet Border crossing point. 

Cham Yeam - Hat Lek Border Gate in the province of Koh Kong

This is the Hat Lek - Cham Yeam crossing point, for those coming in from Thailand (Hat Lek border).

 Cham Yeam is the border-town of the province of Koh Kong, Cambodia. Hat Lek (sometimes called Had Lek) is the last town on the Thailand side of the border.

Koh Kong is a point of entry into Cambodia that may not be as busy as Poipet or Bavet. Many adventurous tourist, however, are beginning to discover this gateway to Cambodia from Thailand.

You exit from Thailand's immigration office at Hat Lek and walk to the Cambodian immigration office a few meters away at Cham Yeam.

The border-town of Hat Lek is about 436 kilometers (271 miles) from Bangkok, which can take about 5 hours of travel, passing through the province of Trat. From the Hat Lek and Cham Yeam border-point to the capital-town of Koh Kong is about 10 kilometers (7 miles).

Motorcycles, motorcycle-drawn carriages (tuk-tuk), taxis and minivans bring passengers from the border-gate to the capital-town of Koh Kong. About 20 minutes travel time. Airconditioned buses in Koh Kong ply the route between Phnom Penh and Koh Kong and Sihanoukville and Koh Kong.

Click here for detailed information about overland travel from Bangkok to Phnom Penh via the Trat - Koh Kong Border (Hat Lek - Cham Yeam) crossing point.

Bavet - Mocbai Border Gate in the province of Svay Rieng

This is in the Moc Bai - Bavet crossing point,  for those coming in from Vietnam (Moc Bai border).

Bavet is a border-town in the province of Svay Rieng, Cambodia. The last town on the Vietnam side of the border is Moc Bai.

Airconditioned buses ply the Saigon-Phnom Penh route, with a bus leaving almost every hour from 7:00 in the morning up to 3:00 in the afternoon.

Click here for detailed information about overland travel from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam to Phnom Penh City, Cambodia.

O'smach - Chong Chorm Border Gate in the province of Oddar Meanchey 

This is at the province of Oddar Meanchey on the northern border of Cambodia with Thailand, for those coming from the northwestern part of Thailand. E-visa is not accepted at this border-gate with Thailand.

Travellers coming from the northwestern part of Thailand find this entry point convenient, especially in going to Siem Reap.

It is about 160 kilometers (about 99 miles) from the O'smach Border Checkpoint to Siem Reap. May take about 3 to 4 hours, by taxi or minivan.

Trapaing - Norg Nokbiane Border Gate in the province of Stung Treng

This is for those coming in from Laos (Norg Nokbiane border) NOTE: E-visa is not accepted at this border gate with Laos.