Having to spend the whole day to do a visa run makes many tourists feel surprised and worried. The process is straightforward, but it is also stressful for the first time tourists. 

Today’s article will show you how to do a visa run to Cambodia from Vietnam.

The way to move from Vietnam to Cambodia is to go through Moc Bai border gate by bus. The trip will last for 7 – 8 hours.

What to prepare before doing a visa run

  • Valid passport
  • Visa approval letter (at least 7 days before the trip)
  • 3 passport sized pictures
  • Cash (both in Vietnam dong and USD)
  • Bus ticket
  • Visa application form.

The process of doing a Vietnam visa run to Cambodia

Take the bus to Moc Bai border gate

It will take more than half a day to take the bus to here. You can catch a bus number 703 at the bus stop near the 23/9 park and Pham Ngu Lao street. The ticket price is 40,000 VND/way. Each day there are many buses, and the earliest one starts at 6 a.m. The last bus from the border leaves at 5 p.m, remember this!

After getting off the bus, take the motorbike taxi to the border gate. The price is about 20,000 to 40,000 VND with the travel time is about 10 minutes. You will be stamped on your visa to leave Vietnam officially!

Move from the Vietnamese border to the Cambodian border

Travel distance is about 200m. You can walk or catch a motorbike taxi. Here you fill out an entry form and pay the fee of about $35. If needed, you can ask local people for help and pay them tips. Bring your completed form and passport back to the original place to be stamped. Fill arrival card and wait in line to enter Cambodia.

Return to Vietnam

Before queuing up at the customs counter to get visa stamped, please bring the visa application form, passport, and stamping fee. Then you line up to get your visa stamped on the passport to enter Vietnam! 

Congratulations! You have successfully done a visa run Vietnam to Cambodia. You have returned to Vietnam with a new visa and it only takes about several hours. Then you return to the bus stop and return to the starting point in the morning.

Above is the whole process of making a visa run Vietnam Cambodia. We hope that it will be helpful for you. 

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