Replies: 15 - Last Post: Jun 20, 2012 2:43 PM Last Post By: Cocodrilo
Jun 13, 2012 10:00 PM
Cambodia VisaHi I will be heading to Thailand Cambodia and Vietnam this summer. I will be spending most of my time in Thailand and Vietnam. However, I will be spending 4 or 5 days in Cambodia. That being said, I already have my visa tp enter Vietnam by land. Now, I need to know aside from the 20$ US required for the Cambodian Visa, do I need to give them more passport photos?
Jun 13, 2012 10:03 PM
Jun 13, 2012 10:08 PM
Jun 14, 2012 12:47 AM
3They charged $2 when I was there in March. 2 of my friends forgot their photos when we arrived and applied for our visas in Phnom Penh, they just said "Two dolla" and when the ladies paid, they were waived through...Don't know if that applies at all ports of entry however...
Jun 14, 2012 2:18 AM
Jun 14, 2012 5:42 AM
A tip.... Get good quality PP photo's then scan on your pc, multiply if you can. I get 30 on a sheet of paper. I then e mail them to myself and save in a folder. This way anywhere in the world (with the correct facilities) I can print off. Also I put a few in my PP cover and then a load in a little bank cash bag, wrap up and store in my bag somewhere. Works for me.
Jun 14, 2012 1:10 PM
6I couldnt find my stash and had to get one taken before crossing into Laos at CK. Only to find it a few days later.
Jun 14, 2012 10:12 PM
7I personally think it's best to get your via online, it's 2 or 5 dollars extra depending on if you get away without paying the hundred or two Thai baht for visa on arrival on top of the $20. And also, it's stress free and no queuing at the border and dealing with not so happy officials.
If you do apply for visa online, be sure to check their web site as they may not send you a confirmation email. They haven't sent me one yet and I have already been here for 4 days.
Jun 15, 2012 12:22 AM
Jun 15, 2012 1:20 AM
9#7, the only one time I had ever gotten a Cambodian e-visa I had confirmation in less than 24 hours. Hopefully
the site hasn't been hacked into again (this was happening repeatedly the past few years) otherwise you'll have to pay again. Just get it on arrival, takes 10 minutes max (my average has been under 3 minutes). You still have to wait at the luggage carousel anyhow, so why the hurry?
Jun 15, 2012 5:51 AM
10Cocodrilo, I never knew that website had been hacked, what about people's credit card details? I know they use some other third party for processing payment and I hope people didn't have their info stolen.
It's funny a website, because the website mentioned to check your email frequently and it also asks you for an alternate email but I haven't received any confirmation. I actually had two days wasted in Bangkok because I thought they are taking their time with my visa as I hadn't received any confirmation. Only when I went to check on their website that my visa had been issued two days earlier, but still no confirmation though, not that I need one now.
Jun 15, 2012 2:29 PM
11I never knew that website had been hacked, what about people's credit card details?
There have been numerous reports on the several travel forums regardign the hacked website, and people said they were issued what looked like the e-visa but they were not accepted at customs. Subsequently, they had to pay an additional $20 for the VOA. I haven't heard about credit card details getting stolen, I think it was more the crooks somehow funneling the payment system to their own account.
Jun 16, 2012 5:32 AM
12Or you pay 30USD instead of the passport photo.
If a passport photo is asked for, have one. Especially somebody going for the first time.
What's so difficult about getting passport photos done in Bangkok? You'll need one for VN as well, and they don't accept a USD for a missing one. Have it or don't get the visa.
Jun 20, 2012 11:12 AM
13I met a Swiss couple in a bar yesterday in PP. They had arrived at the PP airport earlier in the day and had black and white passport photos. Cambodians would not accept the B&W photos. Had to pay $2 each. No hope for this country.
Jun 20, 2012 2:11 PM
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