International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Cambodia From El Salvador is Restricted

Description

Only travelers with valid embassy visas are allowed to enter Cambodia. Electronic visas, visas on arrival, and visa exemption policies are suspended indefinitely. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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The land borders are closed.

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US Embassy for Cambodia
Start Date
5/20/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result in English or French. The result must be issued a maximum of 72 hours before the date of travel.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
Start Date
12/12/2020
Changed
7/26/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory travel insurance

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Description

Most travelers are required to provide proof of insurance policy that shows medical coverage of $50,000 US or more for their stay in Cambodia. Travelers may instead purchase a health insurance package from Forte Insurance Company.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Cambodian citizens;
  • Diplomatic visa holders (Visa A);
  • Official visa holders (Visa B).
Start Date
3/30/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to take a test for COVID-19 on arrival in Cambodia at a facility near the airport. Travelers are required to stay there until the results come back.

If a traveler tests positive, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days in a government-designated facility.

If a traveler tests negative, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days at their own accommodation and will be required to take another COVID-19 test on the 13th day of their quarantine.

Start Date
3/30/2020
Changed
7/26/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory 14-day quarantine

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Description

Travelers including residents and citizens are required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival.

If a traveler tests positive, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days in a government-designated facility.

If a traveler tests negative, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days at their own accommodation.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
Start Date
4/8/2020
Changed
7/26/2021
Mandatory

Deposit required for medical expenses

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Description

Travelers who are not citizens of Cambodia will be required to make a USD $2000 deposit at the airport to cover the costs of testing, quarantine accommodation, and other medical costs. After costs have been paid for, the remainder will be returned to the traveler.

Start Date
6/10/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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US Embassy for Cambodia
Start Date
12/21/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Cambodia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
43.91
Increased by-5.37
at 7/31/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.50%
Increased by-11.00%
at 7/12/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
42.65%
Increased by4.04%
at 7/29/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
7,131,184
Increased by676,583
at 7/29/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.98
Increased by-0.01
at 7/29/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Major cities have been tired into zones to categorize restrictions. Movement in and out of 'red' zones is prohibited and only essential travel is allowed. Travel between 'yellow' zones is allowed. A curfew remains in place for 'red zones, between the hours of 8 pm and 3 am. Social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 15 people. The COVID-19 response for different regions in Cambodia can be found at https://cambodia-covid-re...
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Recommended
Severity
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Face masks are not required but the use of a mask or covering is recommended when in public spaces.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transport is operating as usual. Public transport may not be operating in high-risk areas.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants may open with limits to capacity in place.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. Non-essential businesses face further restrictions in high-risk areas.

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