COVID-19: Information to Swiss citizens travelling or currently residing in Cambodia

The Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok is responsible for Swiss citizens in Cambodia. Please address your queries via email to

Travel Admin App: Sign up! If you are currently travelling in Cambodia as a tourist or on business (not for permanent residents), please register on the Swiss Travel Admin App so that the relevant Swiss Embassy can contact you if necessary. Please make sure that the dates of your trip are up to date. Once you have returned to Switzerland, please delete your trip from the application.

Entry into Cambodia

As of 1st November 2021, the country is open for tourism (via air only). Tourist visas can be applied for online, all other visa categories must be applied for through a Cambodian mission.

Quarantine rules as of 15 November 2021: 

  • If fully vaccinated: no quarantine upon arrival. Travelers must present a negative PCR-test (not older than 72 hours upon arrival) and take a free rapid test upon arrival.
  • If not vaccinated or only partially vaccinated: mandatory 14-day quarantine. Travelers must present a negative PCR-test (not older than 72 hours upon arrival) and take a PCR test before arrival, and another PCR test on the 13th day of quarantine. 

More information on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia.

Extensions of visa

On 3 April 2020, the Cambodian government decided to grant automatic extension of tourist visa (category T) to foreign tourists who arrived in Cambodia after 1 January 2020 and are unable to return to their countries or origin due to the pandemic. Overstay fees are waived in these cases.

Visa E (all versions) must be renewed as usual, otherwise overstay fees incur.

Entry into Switzerland

Please visit this page: Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

List of accepted hotels for online booking.
List of accepted hotels for online booking. © Royal Embassy of Cambodia to the Kingdom of Thailand.

Situation in Cambodia and restrictions related to COVID-19

Actively inform yourself about the instructions of the Government and the local media regarding the regularly changing restriction measures:

Please remember that you are a guest in Cambodia and required to strictly comply with instructions by the Cambodian authorities.


If you have health problems or suspect a COVID-19 infection, please contact the nearest clinic/hospital, or call 115 (hotline by the Ministry of Health).

Useful links regarding the COVID19 situation

Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) for the current situation and measures taken in Switzerland.

FOPH’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the new coronavirus

Travel Report of the FDFA, Focus Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), in French, German, and Italian.

Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia  

Ministry of Health of Cambodia, Communicable Disease Control Department, for the current situation and measures taken in Cambodia (mostly in khmer).

News from the Government of Cambodia: “Fresh News” media

World Health Organization, WHO and WHO Cambodia

International Air Transport Association, IATA

Infoline Coronavirus: +41 58 463 00 00