How to Renew Your Expired Cambodian Drivers License Yourself in Phnom Penh for $10

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How to Renew Your Expired Cambodian Drivers License Yourself in Phnom Penh for $10

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:41 pm

This was posted in a Cambodian Facebook Group, but it looks like he made this guide for The Cambodia Parent Network:

"Hi all,

Ive just completed the process of renewing my Cambodian driving license (which expired 3 months ago).

Lucky Lucky is still quoting $35 for this service.

i did it today by myself. It took me 30 minutes. It cost me $10.

- Go to Ministry of Road Works and Transport (see link below).
- Bring a copy of your passport main page, copy of current visa in your passport, 5 passport photos, and your expired Cambodian license.
(if you are making a new Cambodian license application, also bring proof of your residential address).
- the cost is;
* 10,000 riel for the eye test and health test fee (conducted onsite) - laughable how easy it is.
* 30,000 riel for the renewal of the expired Cambodian drivers license
(or 24,000riel for a new Cambodian license)

The staff at the processing counter are the worst of all government employees. They are rude and unhelpful to the extreme. They wont even staple a photograph onto your form for you... they will tell you to staple it yourself and then come back (I had to go back and forth 6 times until they would finally accept my form).

I spoke Khmer the entire time I did this, so I know that English speakers might find this process a little more tiresome than I did.

For that reason, I have made a quick and easy guide to going to this Ministry by yourself and renewing your old drivers license for only $10 and 30minutes of your time. Its also useful for people applying for a new Cambodian drivers license by themselves, and only speaking English.

See the link below;

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wwfajl3x1tck ... -e_ha?dl=0#

Best regards,
Dave


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Re: How to Renew Your Expired Cambodian Drivers License Yourself in Phnom Penh for $10

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:52 pm

Weird that the permit pic attached is an expired permit of the old model...
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Post by General Mackevili » Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:10 pm

Barang_doa_slae wrote:Weird that the permit pic attached is an expired permit of the old model...
That was just a pic from Google.

It should also be noted that he's "applied" for the license, but not yet received it. We'll know in 4 weeks if he was successful or not.

Wouldn't surprise me if he goes back in 4 weeks and all it's missing is a random stamp, which needs $20 to get or something.
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Post by juansweetpotato » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:14 pm

General Mackevili wrote:
Barang_doa_slae wrote:Weird that the permit pic attached is an expired permit of the old model...
That was just a pic from Google.

It should also be noted that he's "applied" for the license, but not yet received it. We'll know in 4 weeks if he was successful or not.

Wouldn't surprise me if he goes back in 4 weeks and all it's missing is a random stamp, which needs $20 to get or something.
I thought all drivers of motorcycles 125cc and under were exempt from needing a license now.
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Re: How to Renew Your Expired Cambodian Drivers License Yourself in Phnom Penh for $10

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:07 am

i thought i read a week or ore ago that all new licenses were good for 10 years and for expats as well??
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Post by SinnSisamouth » Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:17 pm

for another $25 id rather get lucky lucky to do it!
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Re: How to Renew Your Expired Cambodian Drivers License Yourself in Phnom Penh for $10

Post by beaker » Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:42 am

I just renewed my license at Lucky Motors $35. The process has changed.

This time they wanted 4 pictures,previous license and original passport. They only gave a receipt instead of a combo reciept/temporary license

They kept the passport for 3 days then returned it with a funky renewed "paper" licence (in a clear plastic cover).
Previous renewals took about a month and where plastic with a hologram and they did not keep your passport.
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