Cambodia Visa for Somalian Citizens & How to Apply

A visa is REQUIRED for Somalian passport holders visiting Cambodia for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa types Requirements Information Application
Tourist (Type-T) Visa required For Somalian nationals or residents who visit Cambodia for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 14:00 - Tuesday - 30 July, 2024 5 days 10 hours from now
Business (Type-E) Visa required
  • For Somalians who have accepted a job offer from Cambodia.
  • For Somalian citizens who have received invitations from registered companies/organizations in Cambodia.
Get it as soon as 14:00 - Thursday - 01 August, 2024 7 days 10 hours from now
Transit visa Not required For Somalian transit passengers departing on the same arrival airplane through Phnom Penh International Airport (PHP).

Do Somalian nationals need a visa for Cambodia?

Yes. As of July 2024, 16,171,671 Somalian passport holders require a valid visa to enter Cambodia. Somalian passports must have at least 2 blank pages and be valid for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application.

Visa requirement summary:

Can Somalian citizens apply for Cambodia evisa? Yes, Somalian passports are eligible for the e-visa to Cambodia.
eVisa fee: eVisa fee for Somalian citizens is 42920 SOS.
eVisa processing time: 3-5 working days (Earliest is 14:30 - Wednesday - 31 July, 2024 at Mogadishu local time)
Visa on arrival eligibility: Travelers from Somalia are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival (VoA) for Cambodia.
How to apply? Online eVisa application

What are requirements to get Cambodia evisa for Somalia citizens?

In order to get an eVisa for Cambodia, Somalian citizens need to guarantee the following things:

  • Your Somalia passport must be valid for at least 6 months of your entry into Cambodia and should have at least 2 black pages.
  • You have a soft copy of your full passport personal detail page (in jpeg format)
  • You have a soft copy of your portrait (in jpeg format, meeting the Vietnam evisa photo requirements).
  • You have an active email to receive Evisa
  • You have a credit card/debit card to make payment.

Diplomatic Missions of Cambodia in Somalia

At present, Cambodia has no diplomatic representations in Mogadishu, Somalia.
The information for the nearest Cambodian embassy can be found below.

Nearest Embassy
Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Kuwait
(It is a 2700.1 km distance from Mogadishu with 4 hours, 30 minutes flight)
Surra, Block1, Street 1, Villa 25, State of Kuwait

+965 25310029
To call the embassy from Somalia, please dial +None

Office hours
Monday- Friday: 8:00 am - 17:00 pm (Close now)

Time Right Now
Mogadishu: 03:01 AM, Thursday 25 July 2024
Kuwait: 03:01 AM, Thursday 25 July 2024
Time Difference: None

Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Kuwait

How to Get Cambodia Visa for Somalian citizens

There are two available methods for Somalian citizens and foreign passports living in Somalia to apply for a visa to Cambodia.

Cambodia eVisa

Applying for an eVisa from Somalia? Here is a step-by-step guide:

  1. Fill in a secure online eVisa form
  2. Upload your Somalian passport data page and a 4*6cm photo.
  3. Confirm and pay the e-Visa fee (75 USD ~ 42920 SOS)
  4. Get your eVisa approval in 3-5 business days (The earliest is 14:00 PM, Somalia local time on 30 July 2024).
  5. Present your eVisa certificate at the immigration checking point.

Cambodia visa on arrival

Somalian nationals are eligible for the 30-day visa-on-arrival program:

  1. Tourist visas: $30 USD ~ 17168 Shilling(SOS)
  2. Business visas: $35 USD ~ 20029 Shilling(SOS)

Eligible ports of entry

Somalian visitors holding a valid eVisa can enter at one of the following ports of entry and exit in Cambodia:

Ports of entry/exit Distance and travel time (from Mogadishu Somalia)
Phnom Penh International Airport 6480.8 km / 4027.0 miles (10 hours, 48 minutes)
Siem Reap Angkor International Airport 6375.4 km / 3961.5 miles (10 hours, 37 minutes)
Sihanoukville International Airport 6347.7 km / 3944.3 miles (10 hours, 34 minutes)
Cham Yeam 6270.4 km / 3896.2 miles (10 hours, 27 minutes)
Poipet 6240.2 km / 3877.5 miles (10 hours, 24 minutes)
Bavet 6624.7 km / 4116.4 miles (11 hours, 2 minutes)
Trapeang Kriel 6616.9 km / 4111.6 miles (11 hours, 1 minutes)

Somalia & Cambodia travel information

Somalia Cambodia Differences
Local time 03:01 (25 July, 2024) 07:01 (25 July, 2024) There is no time difference between Somalia and Cambodia.
Population 16,171,671 16,860,407 688,736 fewer than Cambodia.
Current weather broken clouds 32°C (Mogadishu) overcast clouds 27°C (Phnom Penh) 5°C higher than Cambodia
Distance Mogadishu
  • Phnom Penh (6481.0 km / 4027.0 miles)
  • Siem Reap (6375.0 km / 3961.0 miles)
Average distance is 6422 km or 3990 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • There are no holidays today in Somalia
  • Upcoming holiday is September Equinox which will occur in 1 month, 3 weeks.
The next public holiday in Cambodia is Sept. 22, 2024 which will start in 1 month, 3 weeks (Mogadishu local time)

Somalia Public Holidays 2024

The Royal Embassy of Cambodia may close during the following public holidays and observances in Somalia.

Public holiday Date to be observed Counting down
The Prophet's Birthday Monday, 16 September 2024 1 month, 3 weeks
September Equinox Sunday, 22 September 2024 1 month, 3 weeks
Constitutional Day Tuesday, 24 September 2024 1 month, 4 weeks
Commemoration Day of King's Father Tuesday, 15 October 2024 2 months, 2 weeks
King's Coronation Day Tuesday, 29 October 2024 3 months
Independence Day Saturday, 09 November 2024 3 months, 2 weeks
December Solstice Saturday, 21 December 2024 4 months, 3 weeks
New Year's Eve Tuesday, 31 December 2024 5 months
New Year Wednesday, 01 January 2025 5 months
New Year's Day Wednesday, 01 January 2025 5 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any Cambodian diplomatic missions in Somalia?

No. There is no embassy of Cambodia in Somalia.

How much does a Cambodian eVisa cost for Somalian nationals?

The cost of an eVisa for Somalian citizens is approximately (75 USD ~ 42920 SOS) for a standard processing time of 3-5 working days.

How soon can I get a visa for Cambodia from Somalia?

The earliest possible for getting an eVisa for Cambodia is around 14:30 PM on 31 July 2024 (Mogadishu local time).

What are the best ways to obtain a visa for Cambodia?

If you are currently living in Somalia, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa online.