Traveling on a Cambodian passport

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Traveling on a Cambodian passport

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Just on the way to Temple Town after touching down in Phnom Penh. Had lunch in the restaurant in the domestic terminal. As I was getting up noticed a foreigner across from me. He was using a Cambodian Passport. My first thought was bravo to him to learn Khmer and pass the exam and qualifications to be a Cambodia citizen. But then a second question entered my mind.

What advantages does a Cambodian passport have over a Western passport?
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newkidontheblock wrote: Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:57 pm Just on the way to Temple Town after touching down in Phnom Penh. Had lunch in the restaurant in the domestic terminal. As I was getting up noticed a foreigner across from me. He was using a Cambodian Passport. My first thought was bravo to him to learn Khmer and pass the exam and qualifications to be a Cambodia citizen. But then a second question entered my mind.

What advantages does a Cambodian passport have over a Western passport?
Airport tax in Cambodia will be partly refunded.
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You don't need a visa and you can buy land in your own name

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You pay also less tax on your saving interest, a Cambodian pays 4%, a foreigner pays 14%.
But when you are a frequent traveller, it can be a dis-advance, with a Cambodian passport you must apply in many country's for a visa. See:https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
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Could it have been his wife's /girlfriend's /child's passport?

Very few advantages for travel besides visa exemptions in ASEAN. I guess it also might be less of a hassle to replace it if you don't have an embassy here.

The citenship advantages are a different story. File under 'questions I should have asked at the time'.
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Sidewalker wrote: Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:32 pm You pay also less tax on your saving interest, a Cambodian pays 4%, a foreigner pays 14%.
But when you are a frequent traveller, it can be a dis-advance, with a Cambodian passport you must apply in many country's for a visa. See:https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php
That rate is resident/non-resident
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Sidewalker wrote: Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:32 pm You pay also less tax on your saving interest, a Cambodian pays 4%, a foreigner pays 14%.
But when you are a frequent traveller, it can be a dis-advance, with a Cambodian passport you must apply in many country's for a visa. See:https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php
Just a side line question, how would they tax a joint account. Foreigner / Cambodian
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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I don't know.
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
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Duncan wrote: Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:08 am
Sidewalker wrote: Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:32 pm You pay also less tax on your saving interest, a Cambodian pays 4%, a foreigner pays 14%.
But when you are a frequent traveller, it can be a dis-advance, with a Cambodian passport you must apply in many country's for a visa. See:https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php
Just a side line question, how would they tax a joint account. Foreigner / Cambodian
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cautious colin wrote: Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:34 pm
Sidewalker wrote: Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:32 pm You pay also less tax on your saving interest, a Cambodian pays 4%, a foreigner pays 14%.
But when you are a frequent traveller, it can be a dis-advance, with a Cambodian passport you must apply in many country's for a visa. See:https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php
That rate is resident/non-resident
As long as you’ve been here for more than 6 months you’re a resident and pay the 6% tax. 12% for non residents.
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