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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by Ghostwriter » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:36 pm

Yeah, let's give it a year to think about it.

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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by daeum_tnaot » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:51 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:10 pm
does anyone read the posts here at all?

.....hi,
i'm a 19 year old who's seriously considering moving to cambodia in a year
The virus scare will be over or 90% of the world will be totally fucked
Oh yeah thanks, I read it before and then it went through 4 pages of back and forth. Originally I thought the OP was going to do a no-show so didn't bother to respond.
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by Syntaxfree » Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:31 am

Have you considered teaching English online? I use to teach in schools here and made the switch to teaching online. I really don't know why anyone chooses teaching in school, unless they're at a nice international school. Local schools pay between $1000-$1200/month for 40 hr work weeks. In my case the management was terrible, though that's not the case for everyone. The classes had kids of different ages and abilities. I hated being sweaty and hot in the hot season and getting soaked on the way to school in the rainy season. I could go on.

If you teach online you can do half the work for twice the pay. You chose how many hours and days you want to work. You can can travel whenever you feel like as long as the place your going has a stable wifi connection. There's only 1 student per class and no management do deal with. I know ppl who work a ton of hours online to support a family and some who only work enough to party and travel. I needed extra money this month so I worked a lot but I plan to only work 5hr days and and 5 day weeks which will pay $2197 per month. The other nice thing is if an opportunity should come your way, you have the freedom to try something else and not worry about being tied to schedule and school.
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by oswylde » Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:20 pm

daeum_tnaot wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:03 pm
We don't know what nationality you are but if you are American, or four other nationalities, the Cambodian government has just barred entry starting Tuesday. Who knows how long it will last.

Also you may want to buy a refundable ticket as I heard some people's flights were canceled and they got little of their money back.
i have a pakistani passport but i'll be flying in from the middle east. dunno if my nationality is gonna get in the way of things but knowing the way the world works, it probably will. still will they actually bar me from entering? or just be more strict in their inquiries? i'm gonna have an e-visa (the electronic one) in hand if that's any help.
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:27 pm

19 years old, Pakistani passport, no college, no work experience
1st; i think you need a visa from an embassy not online
and not to be racist, but chances of landing a good paying job are pretty slim
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by oswylde » Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:30 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:27 pm
19 years old, Pakistani passport, no college, no work experience
1st; i think you need a visa from an embassy not online
and not to be racist, but chances of landing a good paying job are pretty slim
no, i checked online and i qualify for an e-visa
doesn't have to be good paying, just enough to get me by. i can always do a couple certs and find something better afterwards. if i don't find anything right away there are a bunch of places that offer room and board for volunteering. question is, will getting into cambodia be an issue or not?
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by rozzieoz » Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:50 pm

phuketrichard wrote:but chances of landing a good paying job are pretty slim
Says who??!??
You’re in recruiting in Cambodia now?
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:25 pm

oswylde wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:30 pm
phuketrichard wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:27 pm
19 years old, Pakistani passport...
1st; i think you need a visa from an embassy not online
no, i checked online and i qualify for an e-visa
As a Pakistani passport holder you are not eligible for any Visa on Arrival.
Yes, you can obtain an e-Visa (electronic TOURIST visa) online in advance.
Having an e-Visa does not guarantee you will be granted entry to Cambodia, that is at the discretion of Cambodian Immigration Officials upon your arrival.
You cannot work on a Tourist Visa, and you can only obtain 1x 1 month extension of a Tourist Visa

To work legally you need to enter Cambodia on an E-type (Ordinary) Visa (not to be confused with the e-Visa). You can then apply for the EB (Business) Extension of Stay and Work Permit.
As a Pakistani passport holder you must apply for this visa in advance from a Cambodian Embassy/Consulate. In order to do so you require an offer of employment and extensive supporting documentation from your employer.

Therefore, your only real course of action is;

1- Enter on an e-Visa (if Immigration allow you)
2- Find employment with an employer who will support your application for an E-type Visa and obtain all of the necessary supporting documentation
3- Leave the country and apply for the E-type Visa in Advance from the Cambodian Embassy in Malaysia
4- Return to Cambodia on the E-type Visa
5- Apply for 12 month EB EOS and Work Permit

or, Gain employment with a Cambodian employer before even stepping foot in Cambodia and follow the above steps 2-5.
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by SEAdude » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:34 pm

I say do it. Good learning experiences are hard to come by.
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Re: considering moving to cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:51 am

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:25 pm
oswylde wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:30 pm
phuketrichard wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:27 pm
19 years old, Pakistani passport...
1st; i think you need a visa from an embassy not online
no, i checked online and i qualify for an e-visa
As a Pakistani passport holder you are not eligible for any Visa on Arrival.
Yes, you can obtain an e-Visa (electronic TOURIST visa) online in advance.
Having an e-Visa does not guarantee you will be granted entry to Cambodia, that is at the discretion of Cambodian Immigration Officials upon your arrival.
You cannot work on a Tourist Visa, and you can only obtain 1x 1 month extension of a Tourist Visa

To work legally you need to enter Cambodia on an E-type (Ordinary) Visa (not to be confused with the e-Visa). You can then apply for the EB (Business) Extension of Stay and Work Permit.
As a Pakistani passport holder you must apply for this visa in advance from a Cambodian Embassy/Consulate. In order to do so you require an offer of employment and extensive supporting documentation from your employer.

Therefore, your only real course of action is;

1- Enter on an e-Visa (if Immigration allow you)
2- Find employment with an employer who will support your application for an E-type Visa and obtain all of the necessary supporting documentation
3- Leave the country and apply for the E-type Visa in Advance from the Cambodian Embassy in Malaysia
4- Return to Cambodia on the E-type Visa
5- Apply for 12 month EB EOS and Work Permit

or, Gain employment with a Cambodian employer before even stepping foot in Cambodia and follow the above steps 2-5.
and a year from now???
who knows,checkback2 months before ur ready to travel
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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