Cambodia visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Cambodian Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Zimbabwe can travel to Cambodia for a duration of 30 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • The e-visa cost about $30 and 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.
  • Zimbabweans 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.
  • Intending 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 a host already in the country.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Cambodia can do so from any international airport in Zimbabwe. There are international airports in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Zimbabwe to Cambodia include Kenya Airways, Ethiopia Airways, Qatar Airways, Bangkok Airways and Singapore Airlines.
  • The estimated flight time from Harare to Phnom Penh, Cambodia is 17 hours and 22 hours, 45 minutes from Bulawayo.
  • 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.
  • The official religion in Cambodia is Buddhism. 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.
  • The official language of Cambodia is Khmer, which is spoken by majorly all the citizens of Cambodia.
  • Tourists can budget between $30 to $40 to cater for daily expenses in Cambodia.
  • 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.
  • Cambodia makes use of the Indochina Time (GMT+7), which puts it five hours ahead of Zimbabwe.
  • 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

Is Cambodia safe for tourist visit?

Generally, Cambodia is safe for tourists. This country is an all-year-round tourist destination and the hospitality of locals has no boundaries. The only exception to this rule is the remote areas of Phnom Penh at night.

How much cash should I budget to spend in Cambodia?

For a cheap, simple backpacker's experience, we recommend budgeting at least $40 for each day you plan to spend in Cambodia. This is enough for you to stay in simple guesthouses and hotels, eat a mix of local and international food and travel around the country by bus.

What should I wear in Cambodia?

Lightweight long skirts and light-colored, loose, and long-sleeved blouses are good for women. Skimpy shorts are frowned on, even for men.

Are there mosquitoes in Cambodia?

There is no malaria risk in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and most other major urban areas in Cambodia. Visitors on short trips to these popular places do not need to worry.

Can I work in Cambodia?

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10 months ago

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Which is the nearest Cambodian Embassy or Consulate to Zimbabwe?
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1 year ago

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