Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

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Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby mckirdy89 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:49 pm

I'm new to the forum and new to Phnom Penh. Just arrived yesterday and will be living here indefinitely while my wife is working out here.

Have a quick query regarding visas: yesterday when I arrived I stupidly asked for a tourist visa rather than the ordinary visa (I'm blaming the 36 hour flight with 2 cats). Wondering if there is any way to change this visa rather than leaving the country within 30 days and applying for an Ordinary Visa upon re-entry?

Thanks in advance for help!
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Re: Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby frank lee bent » Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:11 pm

you have to do a border run.
easiest an air asia flight to bangkok.
they are having a mega sale for bigshot members starting 3 AM on the 14th.
sometimes the fares are like $23 or so.
they sell out real fast- in hours
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Re: Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby mckirdy89 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:15 pm

frank lee bent wrote:you have to do a border run.
easiest an air asia flight to bangkok.
they are having a mega sale for bigshot members starting 3 AM on the 14th.
sometimes the fares are like $23 or so.
they sell out real fast- in hours
Thanks Frank, really appreciate the quick reply and extra info!
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Re: Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby PSD-Kiwi » Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:51 pm

Technically you are supposed to leave the country then re-enter to apply for an E-type visa, however many travel agencies will do it for you for an inflated fee.
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Re: Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby Jamie_Lambo » Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:47 am

mckirdy89 wrote:
frank lee bent wrote:you have to do a border run.
easiest an air asia flight to bangkok.
they are having a mega sale for bigshot members starting 3 AM on the 14th.
sometimes the fares are like $23 or so.
they sell out real fast- in hours
Thanks Frank, really appreciate the quick reply and extra info!
if you want a hand drop me a message on FB mate, see you next month ;) :beer3:
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Re: Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby Old8404 » Mon Nov 21, 2016 10:07 pm

If you are in PHN suggest you check at Lucky Lucky if they can convert you from tourist. I came in on Ordinary and then went to Lucky Lucky and got one year, multiple entry extension. $288
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Re: Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby PSD-Kiwi » Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:45 pm

Old8404 wrote:If you are in PHN suggest you check at Lucky Lucky if they can convert you from tourist. I came in on Ordinary and then went to Lucky Lucky and got one year, multiple entry extension. $288
E-ype Ordinary visa is the correct visa to get if you want to extend for long term stays!
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Re: Changing Tourist Visa to Ordinary Visa

Postby Micmac » Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:46 am

PSD-Kiwi wrote:Technically you are supposed to leave the country then re-enter to apply for an E-type visa, however many travel agencies will do it for you for an inflated fee.
Yes i was quoted $170
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