I have a Cambodian (ordinary) visa valid until September 17. However I will leave Cambodia on September 18 evening or September 19 morning. On this website it is written that it would cost me $6 per day.

But I would like to ask someone who did it recently. Is it really completely hassle-free and easy?

I want to travel to Vietnam via a land crossing. But I'm also interested in the situation on other borders / airport.

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    For completeness sake, what's your nationality?
    – JoErNanO
    Commented Aug 30, 2015 at 12:49
  • I'm from Poland Commented Aug 30, 2015 at 12:52
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    Overstays are never "hassle-free", they are usually noted in your passport and every immigration official in the future will see that you have overstayed before, hence are a potential risk for overstaying again. Is staying one more day in Cambodia worth the risk? Only you can decide that.
    – user13044
    Commented Aug 31, 2015 at 2:26
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    Did you end up overstaying? What was the penalty?
    – JonathanReez
    Commented Jan 27, 2016 at 0:31
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    Finally changed plans, extended visa etc. So I don't know. Commented Jan 27, 2016 at 2:17

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It’s not advisable, but you can overstay your Cambodian visa at a cost of $5 a day for the first 30 days and $6 a day after that, payable at Immigration on your way out of the country.

If you plan to only stay a few days more than 30, this is often cheaper than getting a visa extension. However, be warned that you’ll need exact change in US dollars. If you present them with a $20 bill for a $15 overstay, it’s very likely that you won’t be given change.

The Cambodia government immigration site says that overstayers are also liable to pay the cost of an extended visa, but in practice overstayers are only charged the $5- or $6-per-day fee.

Details here

Similar information can be found here

DISCLAIMER - Obviously, there can be further troubles if this gets noted in your passport, so the advice is for you to contact the nearest concerning embassy, consulate or immigration office for the latest up-to-date information. An overstay can harm your chances of getting a future visa for this country, and may do so also for other countries.

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    Might be worth noting that a recorded overstay anywhere can effect your future chances of getting visas - mostly for that country, but also potentially for others.
    – CMaster
    Commented Jun 2, 2016 at 7:50
  • Do you think I should make that clearer in my answer? @CMaster
    – user44274
    Commented Jun 2, 2016 at 7:57
  • I'd mention the potential consqeuences explicitly, yes.
    – CMaster
    Commented Jun 2, 2016 at 7:59
  • Edited slightly @CMaster
    – user44274
    Commented Jun 2, 2016 at 8:21
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    Just went and overstayed 60 days. It was 10usd a day. Also date on the visa was not the length of visa validity but date when you can enter. The date on entry exit stamp is how long you can stay. Could re enter without any problems. They told me overstay doesn't matter as long as tiu pay the fine
    – HMR
    Commented Jun 15, 2017 at 13:05

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