Photo: Wat Lanka, Phnom Penh.

Thailand's visa rules and regulations change frequently, especially with regard to visa on arrival and visa-free-entry. If, for whatever reason, you want to get a tourist visa for Thailand in Phnom Penh, it is possible for many nationalities.

This visa will allow you one 30-day extension for a total of 90 days in Thailand. Only single entry tourist visas are issued in Phnom Penh. For comprehensive details please see our Thai visa and border crossing post.

Getting a visa should be smooth sailing.

Getting a visa should be smooth sailing.

To apply for a 60-day tourist visa at the Thai embassy in Phnom Penh, you’ll need:

* One completed application form (a blank one can be picked up at the embassy, or printed off from here);
* One recent colour passport-sized photo (photos will be rejected if not taken recently);
* Proof of onward travel — we’ve been advised bus tickets may not be accepted. A flight ticket is preferable;
* Proof of adequate finance – $1000 for an individual, $2000 for a family on single-entry visa. $8000 for an individual on a multiple-entry visa, who will also need to show six months of financial statements;
* Applicants for multiple-entry visas are also required to provide proof of employment, and evidence of accommodation booking.

Applicants from all African nations are required to provide two application forms and two photos. Those from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, must provide three forms and three photos. And citizens of Iran, North Korea and China must provide five application forms and five photos (!).

The fee for a 60-day, single-entry tourist visa is $40, and must be paid in cash in US dollars only. A multiple-entry, 60-day visa is $200.

Non-immigrant visas are also available for between $65 and $350, depending on which kind you get. You can find more information on the Phnom Penh Thai Embassy’s website.

The consular services office hours are:
Visa applications: 08:30 – 11:00, Monday through Friday, except public holidays
Visa collections: 15:00 – 16:30, Monday through Friday, except public holidays


Royal Thai Embassy
#196, Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh
T: (023) 726 306


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