THAILAND-CAMBODIA: Single Visa

THAILAND-CAMBODIA: Single Visa

Thailand and Cambodia have agreed on a single visa under the
Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy framework,
effective Dec 27, 2012 turning the two neighboring countries into a
single tourist destination for non-visa Asean travellers.

The Acmecs Single Visa pact was signed by Mr Surapong and his Cambodian
counterpart Hor Namhong at the 8th meeting of the Joint Commission for
Bilateral Cooperation (JC) at a Bangkok hotel on Wednesday morning. Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said this single visa will
help promote tourism in the two countries, making it easier for visitors
to obtain visitors and travel between Thailand and Cambodia.

The visa would allow visitors from 35 countries, listed below, to
stay up to 60 days in Thailand and 60 days in Cambodia. Tourists would
be able to apply for the visa at embassies of either country.

The 35 countries previously announced, but not confirmed today, are: 

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Belgium
  4. Bahrain
  5. Canada
  6. China
  7. Denmark
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Germany
  11. Greece
  12. Hong Kong
  13. Iceland
  14. Ireland
  15. Israel
  16. Italy
  17. India
  18. Japan
  19. Korea
  20. Kuwait
  21. Luxembourg
  22. the Netherlands
  23. New Zealand
  24. Norway
  25. Oman
  26. Portugal
  27. Qatar
  28. Spain
  29. South Africa
  30. Sweden
  31. Switzerland
  32. Turkey
  33. the United Arab Emirates
  34. the United Kingdom 
  35. the United
    States.

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