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Retiring at 50 in the KoW

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I’ll turn 50 soon and although I’ve been retired for a number of years I’m tiring of the tourist visa malarkey. I know 55 is the official retirement age to get an ER but am I able to get it by showing sufficient $$$? I don’t work but can go the EB route if necessary but would prefer not.
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timetosettledown wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:01 pm I’ll turn 50 soon and although I’ve been retired for a number of years I’m tiring of the tourist visa malarkey. I know 55 is the official retirement age to get an ER but am I able to get it by showing sufficient $$$? I don’t work but can go the EB route if necessary but would prefer not.
-Notarized letter from a former private sector employer or "certificate of retirement"
-Copy of a monthly account statement showing sufficient income
-Retirement visa fee
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Would there be a legal problem living on tourist visas in Cambodia? Did any of the forum members experience a situation when immigration officer says “you come here on tourist visas too much”, like they do in Thailand? If so, how many days per calendar year on tourist visas is viewed as “safe” to live to be allowed entry on the next arrival? Is it more prudent to exit for a longer period rather than a 1-day visa run?
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cptrelentless wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:52 pm
timetosettledown wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:01 pm I’ll turn 50 soon and although I’ve been retired for a number of years I’m tiring of the tourist visa malarkey. I know 55 is the official retirement age to get an ER but am I able to get it by showing sufficient $$$? I don’t work but can go the EB route if necessary but would prefer not.
-Notarized letter from a former private sector employer or "certificate of retirement"
-Copy of a monthly account statement showing sufficient income
-Retirement visa fee
The notarized letter would be an issue as I retired 10 years ago. But anyway I’ll give one of the agents a try and post my result.
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hunter8 wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:39 pm Would there be a legal problem living on tourist visas in Cambodia? Did any of the forum members experience a situation when immigration officer says “you come here on tourist visas too much”, like they do in Thailand? If so, how many days per calendar year on tourist visas is viewed as “safe” to live to be allowed entry on the next arrival? Is it more prudent to exit for a longer period rather than a 1-day visa run?
WHY? You can come in on a 30 day ordinary visa ( $35) than apply fora EG ( looking for work) extension
so 7 months, $35 + $160-180..... 7 tourist visas $210.
BUT with the extension, you do not need to leave an border runs every month would add up $$$...
before its due to expire, leave and repeat...so far no limit set.
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phuketrichard wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:51 pm
hunter8 wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:39 pm Would there be a legal problem living on tourist visas in Cambodia? Did any of the forum members experience a situation when immigration officer says “you come here on tourist visas too much”, like they do in Thailand? If so, how many days per calendar year on tourist visas is viewed as “safe” to live to be allowed entry on the next arrival? Is it more prudent to exit for a longer period rather than a 1-day visa run?
WHY? You can come in on a 30 day ordinary visa ( $35) than apply fora EG ( looking for work) extension
so 7 months, $35 + $160-180..... 7 tourist visas $210.
BUT with the extension, you do not need to leave an border runs every month would add up $$$...
before its due to expire, leave and repeat...so far no limit set.
So if a foreigner is NOT looking for work and living on an Ordinary visa+EG extension, this is a safe option to live until the age of 55? Would IO have legal grounds to deny entry after 2-3 cycles with the reason “you cannot find work and you tried too much already” or something like that?
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cptrelentless wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:52 pm
-Notarized letter from a former private sector employer or "certificate of retirement"
-Copy of a monthly account statement showing sufficient income
-Retirement visa fee
Or...

- Statuary declaration stating that you are retired & have sufficient funds to support yourself and do not intend to seek employment in Cambodia
- evidence of sufficient funds (does not need to be monthly income) to support yourself for duration of stay
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PSD-Kiwi wrote: Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:49 pm [q
- evidence of sufficient funds (does not need to be monthly income) to support yourself for duration of stay
How much?
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There is no official published figure, however people under 50 have reported receiving a 12 mth ER EOS by showing that they have as little as $6,000 in a Cambodian bank account
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