Cambodia Visa for South African Citizens

Visa requirements for entering Cambodia from South Africa.

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Do South African nationals need a visa for Cambodia?

Yes. As of March 2024, 59,462,600 South African passport holders require a valid visa to enter Cambodia. South African 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:

Are South African passports eligible for the eVisa? Yes, South African passports are eligible for the e-visa to Cambodia.
eVisa fee: eVisa fee for South African citizens is 1365 ZAR.
eVisa processing time: 3-5 working days (Earliest is 13:30 - Thursday - 07 March, 2024 at Pretoria local time)
Visa on arrival eligibility: Travelers from South Africa are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival (VoA) for Cambodia.
How to apply? Online eVisa application

How to apply

South African residents are eligible for the Cambodian e-visa program, please follow the step-by-step guide below for the application process.

Eligible ports of entry

South African 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 South Africa)
Phnom Penh International Airport 9262.9 km / 5755.7 miles (15 hours, 26 minutes)
Siem Reap Angkor International Airport 9262.2 km / 5755.3 miles (15 hours, 26 minutes)
Sihanoukville International Airport 9096.0 km / 5652.0 miles (15 hours, 9 minutes)
Cham Yeam 9082.6 km / 5643.7 miles (15 hours, 8 minutes)
Poipet 9155.9 km / 5689.2 miles (15 hours, 15 minutes)
Bavet 9366.0 km / 5819.7 miles (15 hours, 36 minutes)
Trapeang Kriel 9500.2 km / 5903.1 miles (15 hours, 50 minutes)

South Africa & Cambodia travel information

South Africa Cambodia Differences
Local time 08:16 (02 March, 2024) 13:16 (02 March, 2024) South Africa is 5.0 hours behind Cambodia.
Population 59,462,600 16,766,758 42,695,842 more than Cambodia.
Current weather sky is clear 28°C (Pretoria) light rain 34°C (Phnom Penh) 6°C lower than Cambodia
Distance Pretoria
  • Phnom Penh (9263.0 km / 5756.0 miles)
  • Siem Reap (9262.0 km / 5755.0 miles)
Average distance is 9247 km or 5746 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • There are no holidays today in South Africa
  • Upcoming holiday is Human Rights Day which will occur in 2 weeks, 4 days.
The next public holiday in Cambodia is March 8, 2024 which will start in 5 days, 10 hours (Pretoria local time)

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any Cambodian diplomatic missions in South Africa?

No. There is no embassy of Cambodia in South Africa.

How much does a Cambodian eVisa cost for South African nationals?

The cost of an eVisa for South African citizens is approximately (75 USD ~ 1365 ZAR) for a standard processing time of 3-5 working days.

How soon can I get a visa for Cambodia from South Africa?

The earliest possible for getting an eVisa for Cambodia is around 13:30 PM on 07 March 2024 (Pretoria local time).

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

If you are currently living in South Africa, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa online.