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Cambodia - Convert or Exchange Foreign Driver License

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Following is the procedure on how to convert or exchange foreign driver license to a Cambodian driver license.


Anyone currently holding a valid foreign driver's license in Cambodia.

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To apply for a Cambodian driver license, foreign drivers have two ways: applying for driver license examination (like all Cambodians); exchanging their national driving permits for Cambodian driver licenses; in this case, their Cambodian driver licenses are valid for one year.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Go to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport office.
  2. Fill out an application form.
  3. Submit the application form along with the required documents.
  4. Pay the fees.

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Required Documents

  • passport and valid visa
  • valid driving license and translation of the license if not in English or French
  • clear permanent address certified by authority
  • physical certificate showing that the stay in Cambodia has been at least six months
  • medical certificate (if a driver is over 65 years old)


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This will be valid for one year.

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Office Locations & Contacts

The Department of Public Works and Transport
106 Preah Norodom Boulevard, Phnom Penh
Tel : 023 427 845: 023 427 862

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Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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External Links

Ministry of Public Works and Transport


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