What you need to know about obtaining a Cambodian citizenship
The Ministry of Interior is the government institution that processes the applications for Cambodian citizenship. Did you know that back in 1996, a foreigner had to spend as much as $500,000 to to be a Cambodian citizen? Not now. Not anymore.
Why a foreigner to be a Khmer citizen?
- You can get a Cambodian passport. So you don’t need a visa each time you get into Cambodia. You can visit any Asean countries without a visa.
- You can own property and land in your name
- You can vote
To become a Khmer citizen, you have
to behave well
good moral conduct
no crimes in the past
lived in the Kingdom of Cambodia for at least seven years with a residence card
to be able to speak and write Khmer language
to accept good Khmer custom and tradition
How to obtain a Khmer citizenship
Links: Citizenships up for sale: $400,000
Fri, 26 July 1996
Source: Cambopedia – Cambodian citizenships for foreigners