1. What is Visa run?

Visa run is a short-term trip across international borders to re-establish a visa in the country of original departure.

Visa run aims to reduce costs for foreigners when their visas are about to expire but do not want to spend a lot of money when forced to exit, or for extention.

Many countries around the world enter without a visa or issue a visa for a certain period of time that a foreigner can stay in this country. A popular example is Thailand, Cambodia allows visitors with just a passport to stay in this country for 30 days without a visa.

However, up to now Cambodia still requires documents related to compliance with measures to prevent covid 19 infection, such as a negative certificate for Covid 19 by RT-PCR issued in within 72 hours before entry, certifying full dose of vaccine, etc.

2. What to prepare for Visa run?

To apply for a visa quickly, foreigners carrying out visa need to prepare the following documents:

  • Original passport valid for at least 06 months
  • Photos 3×4
  • Visa stamp fee
  • Approval letter from Immigration Department
  • Vaccination Certificate

3. Visa Run Process at the border gate:

Step 1: Apply for an Approval Letter from the Immigration Department

Step 2: Arrive at the border gate of that country.

Step 3: Exit at the border gate.

Step 4: Carry out entry and exit procedures in neighboring countries

Step 5: Return to the original country to carry out immigration procedures.

Step 6: Pay the fee and get the visa at the border gate.

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