Manila, Philippines — Good News for Filipino Travelers! The Royal Government of Cambodia has approved the extension of 30-day, visa-free entry policy to Filipino travelers.
According to the Facebook update, the Philippine Embassy shared that our request for an extended visa-free stay for holders of regular or ordinary Philippine passports was granted by the government of Cambodia.
According to the embassy, Cambodia “agreed, in the spirit of reciprocity,” to its request to extend the initial period of stay for Philippine passport holders without a visa to 30 days upon arrival.
Being a member of ASEAN countries, The citizens of the Philippines and other member countries were permitted to stay in Cambodia up to 21 days without a need for a Visa.
In the said announcement, the Philippine Embassy in Cambodia also reminded Filipinos intending to stay in Cambodia for more than 60 days “to apply for a visa upon arrival at the port of entry in Cambodia to avoid inconvenience.”
Top 5 Cities to explore in Cambodia
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Siem Reap is the capital city of Siem Reap Province in northwestern Cambodia. It is a popular resort town and a gateway to the Angkor region.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital, sits at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers. It was a hub for both the Khmer Empire and French colonialists. On its walkable riverfront, lined with parks, restaurants and bars, are the ornate Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, displaying artifacts from around the country. At the city’s heart is the massive, art deco Central Market.
Sihanoukville, also known as “Kampong Som”, is a coastal city in Cambodia and the capital of Sihanoukville Province, at the tip of an elevated peninsula in the country’s south-west on the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Rong is an island in the Sihanoukville Province of Cambodia. It’s known for its sandy coves and coral reefs, like those around Koh Rong Pier. Inland, the dense jungle terrain is dotted with coconut palms and waterfalls. In the south are Jewelorchids, a small zoo home to butterflies, snakes, and birds, and lively Police Beach, a party spot. High Point Rope Park has suspension bridges, rope walks, and zip lines.
Battambang is a city on the Sangkae River in northwestern Cambodia. It’s known for colonial buildings such as Sala Khaet, the former Governor’s Residence.