Cambodia visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Cambodian Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nigerians visiting Cambodia can stay for a duration of 30 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors can gain entry into Cambodia by applying for an e-visa for $30. This e-visa takes about 5 days to process.
  • Visitors can gain entry into Cambodia through Phnom Penh and Siem Reap International Airports, Thailand land borders, and also from Vietnam land border.
  • Nationals of Nigeria can also pay for a visa on arrival at any of these international airports or land borders mentioned above.
  • Tourists can extend their stay once by a month, by applying at the Immigration Department. Overstaying the visa duration will attract a fine.
  • Prospective visitors must possess a passport valid for 6 months beyond their stay in Cambodia. The passport must have one blank page for visa stamping.
  • In Cambodia, the import of local currency is prohibited. Visitors carrying foreign currency above $10,000 will be asked to declare it.
  • The export of local currency is also prohibited. The amount declared at Customs on arrival will be taken out in foreign currency, not local currency. 
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to last them their entire stay in the country.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Cambodia is needed which can be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host in the country.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Cambodia can do so from any international airport in Nigeria. There are international airports in Lagos and Abuja.
  • Some of the airlines that intending visitors can board from Nigeria to Cambodia include British Airways, Ethiopia Airways, Qatar Airways, Bangkok Airways and Singapore Airlines.
  • The estimated flight time from Lagos to Phnom Penh, Cambodia is 19 hours and 19 hours, 30 minutes from Abuja.
  • The official language of Cambodia is Khmer, which is spoken by majorly all the citizens of Cambodia.
  • Cambodian Riel is the official currency of Cambodia. Although the US Dollar can be used at big stores in major cities. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Buddhism is the official religion of Cambodia. Approximately 97% of Cambodia's population practises it. Islam, Christianity, and tribal animism make up the bulk of the small remainder.
  • Cambodia has a tropical climate with warm weather all through the year. There are two seasons, The northeast monsoon season which runs from December through April, bringing sunny, dry weather, especially in January and February.
  • Visitors can move around in Cambodia with buses, taxis and car rental. 
  • Kroeung, kampot, hu tiue and prahok are some of the dishes enjoyed in Cambodia.
  • Tourists can budget between $20-$30 to cater for daily expenses in Cambodia.
  • Cambodia makes use of the Indochina Time (GMT+7), which puts it six hours ahead of Nigeria.
  • The power and socket plug used in Cambodia is of Type A, C and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Visitors are to be careful and avoid asking the locals controversial questions like topics about war, politics, the problem in the mines, or any other questions that might trigger bad memories.

Frequently Asked Questions

How safe is Cambodia for tourists?
Cambodia is a top tourist destination throughout the year. Generally, the country is safe. The only exception to this might be the remote areas of Phnom Penh at night. Tourists are advised to be extra careful when around there.

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When is the best time to travel to Cambodia?

Most travelers visit Cambodia from November to March. However, if you prefer to dodge the crowds and go when prices are lower, the best time to visit Cambodia is from May to early October. 

Is the water safe to drink in Cambodia?

Tourists are strongly advised against drinking the tap water in Cambodia. Although the tap water in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap is claimed to be safe, a lot of chlorine is added and it doesn't taste good. Bottled water is sold everywhere and is cheap so it is a better alternative to drinking tap water.

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What is the best thing to wear in Cambodia?
Light, loose-fitting, functional, and smart items of clothing work best when visiting Cambodia.

What are the emergency numbers to call in Cambodia?

The emergency numbers in Cambodia are: 023 723 555 / 012 786 693 (fire), 012 896 628 (traffic police), 012 999 999 (S.O.S police) and 119 (ambulance).

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