Frequent question: How can I settle in Cambodia?

Best place to live in Cambodia

How can I move to Cambodia?

You can submit your visa application via mail or in person at your nearest Cambodian consulate or embassy. There are two main types of visa that are available: the Tourist (T) visa, and the Business (E) visa. Both types are initially valid for 30 days after arrival in Cambodia.

Can I live permanently in Cambodia?

There are no residence requirements in Cambodia apart from obtaining a current valid visa. Cambodian permanent residency can be granted on a case-by-case basis but this is at the discretion of the King and can depend on language ability and other factors.

Is it hard to move to Cambodia?

But despite their different backgrounds, foreigners can generally agree on a few reasons to settle here: Getting a visa is easy. For less than a dollar a day, almost anyone can get a visa to stay in the country. Cambodia has one of the most relaxed visa programs in the world…for now.

How do I get residency in Cambodia?

Cambodia. Cambodia does not offer permanent residency as its ordinary visa can be extended indefinitely. As a result, foreigners who wish to stay in Cambodia for a long period may either obtain and extend their business or ordinary visas, or apply for Cambodian citizenship.

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Is Cambodia good place to live?

It is one of the best places in Asia to live as an expat. Over 100,000 expats are currently residing here, and life is good!

Is Cambodia expensive to live?

Compared to many Asian countries, the cost of living in Cambodia is still relatively cheap. A foreigner living alone in the city can easily get by on $800 – $1,000 per month if he cooks his own food and indulges in minimal luxuries.

Can foreigners buy property in Cambodia?

Yes, they can. Although Cambodian law prohibits foreigners from owning land, they can legally own properties, be it condominiums, apartments, or offices, as long as it is not located on the ground floor of a building (and at least 30% of the other properties in the building are Cambodian owned).

Can foreigners work in Cambodia?

All foreign nationals coming to Cambodia for work must obtain an E-class visa, previously known as a business or ordinary visa, valid for 30 days. They must also obtain a work permit and employment card through the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (MLVT).

How long can I live in Cambodia?

There are currently two visa options available: A single-entry tourist visa valid for 30 days for a fee of $30, which can be given a one-time extension for a maximum of 30 days at a cost of $45. An “ordinary” or “business” visa valid for 30 days for a fee of $35, which can be further extended on an ongoing basis.