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Cambodia coronavirus travel restrictions

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Cambodia. Cambodia is Open with restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Cambodia. Cambodia is part of Asia with main city at Phnom Penh. Its Least Developed country with a population of 16M people. The main currency is Riel. The languages spoken are Khmer.
👍 Least Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16M people
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🚨 Travel Advice for Cambodia

Open with restrictions

for travel
International travel to Cambodia is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Open with conditions

It is required to have a visa before arrival. The issuance of visas on arrival and e-visas remains suspended. We recommend contacting a local Cambodian Embassy.

Other restrictions

Foreign travelers are required to purchase a health insurance package for COVID-19 treatment from Forte Insurance. This costs $90 USD and with maximum coverage of $50,000 USD for 20 days.

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from quarantine requirements.
Vaccinated travelers will be administered a lateral flow test on arrival and must wait 15 to 20 minutes for the result.

Quarantine required

A PCR test will be administered on arrival and travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days. Another PCR test will be administered at the end of this period.
Arrivals without a pre-booked hotel must have $2000 USD per person in cash and the Cambodian Government will arrange a hotel reservation. Private hotels available to pre-book for the quarantine period include Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Phnom Penh, or Raffles Hotel Le Royal Phnom Penh.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented on departure.
For more details Foreign Travel Advisory, Cambodia

Government measures

Across most regions of Cambodia, social gatherings remain limited to a maximum of 50 people and proof of vaccination may be required to access some facilities and establishments. Regions have been organized into color-coded tiers in order to categorize restrictions. A full breakdown of the current reopening phases across the state can be found at https://kh.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. On-site dining may not be permitted in high-risk areas.

Bars

Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 issued in some countries are exempt from pre-departure testing, post-arrival testing on day 8, and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Vaccinated travelers are still required to book a rapid lateral flow test or PCR test for day 2 after arrival and complete a passenger locator form. Travelers testing positive on the rapid lateral flow test will undergo PCR testing. Those who test positive on the PCR test will be required to self-isolate for 10 days.
Vaccination exemptions will only apply if the full dose and certificate were issued in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, and other specific countries. A full list of authorized vaccines and issuing countries can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation, or the full duration of the trip if staying less than 10 days.
If traveling to England, travelers may apply for the 'Test to Release' scheme to be tested on the fifth day after arrival and be relieved from self-isolation early, if the result is negative. Those with a positive result will be required to self-isolate for another 10 days.
Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, such as a PCR, LAMP, or antigen test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. This certificate must be in English, French, or Spanish.
Further information on tests such as the minimum standards accepted can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england#test-providers-and-type-of-test

Testing on arrival

Those traveling to England are required to purchase a 'COVID Testing Package' before departure, for 'Day 2 and day 8 tests'. These tests must be administered twice during isolation, on or before day 2 and on day 8.
Vaccinated travelers who meet the exemption criteria are only required to book a 'Day 2 test'.
Unvaccinated travelers staying for less than 10 days, and vaccinated travelers staying for less than 2 days, are still required to book the relevant testing package regardless of the duration of their stay. The tests only have to be taken if the travelers are still in England on the test dates.
Proof of purchase for this testing package must be provided on departure. This can be booked directly at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ or a list of approved third-party test providers can be found at https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-provider

Travel restriction details for Cambodia

🚫 Destination Quarantine required
🛬 Return Quarantine required
🏖️ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
🛍️ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
📅 events Partially Allowed

🔒 Lockdown Details for Cambodia

In response to COVID-19, the Cambodian Ministry of Health announced the following guidelines:
  1. The public is directed to wear masks, use hand sanitizers and practice social distancing. 
  2. Shops, restaurants, cafeterias, supermarkets, banks and other commercial areas must require customers to wear masks, use hand sanitizer, and engage in social distancing. 
  3. The public is directed to avoid close contact with others, remaining in closed air-conditioned rooms, and gatherings of more than 10 people to minimize community transmission. 
  4. Individuals who are unwell and suspect they are may have COVID-19 must seek consultation by calling 115 or visiting a designated government hospital. 

On March 20, the Cambodian government announced comprehensive closures to include all public and private educational institutions at all levels throughout the country. Additionally, there is a nation-wide temporary suspension of cinemas, art theaters and museums. Authorities have also closed certain businesses and buildings in response to the current outbreak (known as the “February 20 incident”). In-person dining at restaurants, coffee shops, and food service stores, as well as all sales of alcohol have been suspended in locations under curfew and lockdown measures. On March 23, the Cambodian government mandated the wearing of masks in geographic areas where there is an outbreak of COVID-19 in the community as determined by the Ministry of Health. As of April 14, these geographic locations include Phnom Penh and the provinces of Preah Sihanouk, Kandal, Prey Veng, Siem Reap, and Svay Rieng. Please refer to announcements by the relevant Cambodian government officials for specific details.
Certain cities and provinces have implemented curfews. These curfew measures suspend in-person restaurant and food stall service and forbid most types of gatherings and travel within the city during curfew hours. Exceptions to restrictions during curfew hours include travel for emergency medical need, gatherings with family members, and travel for work for those businesses permitted to remain open.
Cambodian authorities have imposed lockdown measures for certain areas designated as “Red Zones,” “Dark Yellow Zones,” or “Yellow Zone
“Red Zones” are subject to the following restrictions:
All individuals within the “Red Zones” must not leave their residence, except for medical emergencies, for COVID-19 testing as directed by the relevant authorities, or to receive a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as determined by the relevant authorities. All markets, food sales, work and business activities are suspended except for a limited number of emergency and other services as determined by the authorities. The Ministry of Commerce is responsible for transporting food and water to residents within the “Red Zones.” Travel through these “Red Zones” is not permitted.
“Dark Yellow Zones” are subject to the following restrictions:
All individuals within the lockdown areas must not leave their residence for the duration of the lockdown period, with some exceptions. Certain essential businesses may remain open despite the lockdown, but may be subject to stricter requirements, such as minimizing their staffing to no more than 2%. For those traveling to work in essential businesses allowed to remain open during the lockdown, a travel permit from the “Executive Committee to Manage and Lead the Implementation of the Lockdown” is required in addition to an ID and employment certificate. Up to two individuals per household are permitted to leave their residence to purchase food from the nearest shop in their neighborhood, but may do so no more than three times a week and must have a valid form of identification with them. Groups of up to four people may travel to seek medical care within or outside the lockdown area, but require permission from the local authorities. Travel for COVID-19 testing or vaccination as determined by the relevant authorities is permitted. Individuals are permitted to leave their residence to exercise outdoors in the nearby vicinity of their home, but are limited to groups of no more than two persons. Officials of diplomatic, UN, and international finance organizations are permitted to travel, but must present their employment and identity documents. They may be accompanied by a Cambodian driver. In addition to an ID and employment certificate, journalists must present travel permits issued by the Ministry of Information. Travel from “Dark Yellow Zones” to “Yellow Zones” for the above purposes is permitted. Travel and business activities permitted under the lockdown measures are prohibited between 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. except in emergencies and other limited instances.
“Yellow Zones” are subject to the following restrictions:
All businesses are permitted to operate, except for schools and entertainment businesses (such as karaoke, beer gardens, clubs, discos, resorts and parks, massage, liquor stores, cinemas, theaters, museums, gyms, and sport centers). Private meetings or gatherings must not exceed more than ten people, with limited exceptions. All gatherings must adhere to health and safety measures. All gatherings involving alcohol are prohibited. Travel from “Yellow Zones” to “Dark Yellow Zones” is limited in accordance with “Dark Yellow Zone” restrictions. Travel and business activities permitted under the lockdown measures are prohibited between 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. except in emergencies and other limited instances.
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🛡️ Travel safety for Cambodia

Exercise a high degree of caution

Reduced quarantine requirements for vaccinated travellers are now in place. Lockdowns, movement restrictions and curfews have eased. However, reintroduction of these measures to deal with COVID-19 outbreaks remain possible. Monitor local media. Follow the advice of local authorities as restrictions may be implemented suddenly. COVID-19 entry restrictions and public health measures remain in place. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Cambodia due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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