THE CO-MINISTERS OF INTERIOR,
*Having seen Constitution of Kingdom of Cambodia;
*Having seen Royal Decree of H.M. Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanuk Varman, King of the Kingdom of Cambodia, dated 01 November 1993, on Appointment of the Royal Government.
*Having seen the Law of Organization and Functioning of Council of Ministers, promulgated by the Royal Kram (Law), dated 20 July 1994.
*Having seen the Law on Immigration, which is promulgated the Royal Kram ( Law), dated 22 September, 1994.
*Having seen the Sub-decree N 16 Sub-decr., dated 20 December 1993, on the Organization and Functioning of the Ministry of Interior.
*Having seen the necessity of the Ministry.
The resident cards for aliens staying in the Kingdom of Cambodia consist of 2 types:
ATemporary resident cards: which are for issuing to the aliens who are:
-staff members and specialists in managerial works.
-technical staff members.
-sellers of services or labours.
BPermanent resident cards: which are for issuing to the aliens who are:
-immigrant aliens who are recognized by the Minister of Interior.
-foreign investors, their spouses and dependants who are recognized by the Cambodian Development Council (C.D.C.).
These above two types of resident cards shall not be granted to children of both sex who are under 18 years old. Children's names shall be included in the resident cards of their parents or guardians.
Formalities for application for resident cards:
AFormalities for application for temporary resident cards:
1An application for a temporary resident card shall be filed with the Ministry of Interior.
2Information slip form (according to a unified sample specified by the Ministry of Interior). To fill up 3 of this form.
3a copy of the passport or any other equivalent document with proper visa, shall be attached with the application.
4three (4x6) photos (photos taken directly from the front with no hat or eye-glasses).)
5a copy of medical certificate from a doctor of the country which the person is migrated from, stating of his/her good physical fitness for the performance of his/her profession and with a copy of a written labour contract attached,
6a copy of Social Security Insurance, issued by an employer or insurance company.
7A copy of receipt of payment of temporary resident card tax.
BFormalities for application for Permanent Resident Cards:
1An application for a Permanent Resident Card must be filed with the Ministry of Interior.
2A copy of the Proclamation on recognition as an immigrant alien or immigrant alien who is as a private investor.
3a copy of the passport or any equivalent document, with proper visa, must be enclosed with the application.
4three(4x6) photos ( photos taken directly from the front, with no hat or eye-glasses).
5A certification from any bank in the Kingdom of Cambodia which stated that the concerned person has deposited properly his/her bond as required by the Sub-Decree.
6A copy of receipt of payment of permanent resident card tax.
The Provincial and Municipal Police Commissioners shall have duty to issue the receipts of reception of applications for resident cards ( to the applicants) and to forward such application files through the Provincial Governors to the Ministry of Interior, for consideration and decision on granting of resident cards.
The Chief of Cabinet (of the MOI.), National Police General Director, Administrative General Director, Chief of Inspectors and relevant institutions under the Ministry of Interior, shall implement this Proclamation with effectiveness from this date of signature and forth.
Phnom Penh, on 10 November 1995.
signature and seal of:
SAR KHENG, YOU HOC KRY.
-Council of Ministers.
-Cabinet of Samdech Krom Preah, 1st Prime Minister.
-Cabinet of Samdech 2nd Prime Minister.
-Cambodian Development Council.
-Ministry of Foreign-Affairs and International Cooperation.
-Ministry of Social-Affairs and Veteran.
-Same as in the article 8.
KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA
Nation Religion King
Royal Government of Cambodia
CABINET OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR
DECLARATION NO. 555 ON THE MANAGEMENT OF FOREIGNERS WORK PERMITS
The Co-Ministers of Interior
Seen the Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia;
Seen the Royal Decree of His Majesty Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk Varman, King of the Kingdom of Cambodia dated 01 November 1993 on the Appointment of the Royal Government of Cambodia;
Seen the Law on the Organization and Functioning of the Council of Ministers, promulgated by Royal Decree dated 20 July 1994;
Seen the Sub-decree No. 16 A.N.Kr. dated 20 December 1993 on the Organization and Functioning of the Ministry of Interior;
Seen the Law on Immigration promulgated by (Royal decree) dated September 22, 1994
Pursuant to the needs of the ministry
The work permit for foreigners in the Kingdom of Cambodia shall consist of two types:
a.Temporary work permit for foreigners shall be issued to the following persons:
Staff and management specialist
Service providers or other labours
b.Permanent work permit for foreigners shall be issued to the following persons:
foreign immigrants duly recognized by the Minister Interior
Foreign Investors, spouses, and dependents duly recognized by the Council for the Development of Cambodia.
Both work permits shall not be issued to children of either sex under 18 years old.
Children shall be registered under the work permit of their parents or guardians.
Article 2:Procedures for applying for work permits shall be the followings:
a.Temporary work permit:
1.The application for temporary work permit shall be sent to the Ministry of Interior.
2.3 sets of Application Form as issued by the Ministry of Interior.
3.Attached with passports or any equivalent documents with proper visa.
4.3 Photographs (4x6), taken in the front without hat and glasses.
5.Certificate of Health from a physician of the immigrant country, and written work contract.
6.Insurance policy issued by employer or any insurance companies.
7.Fees for temporary work permit.
b.Permanent work permit:
1.The Application for permanent work permit shall be sent to the Ministry of Interior.
2.Photocopied document recognizing as immigrant or investor.
3.Attached with passport or any equivalent documents with proper visas.
4.3 Photograph (4x6), taken in the front without hat and glasses.
5.Certified statement from any banks in the Kingdom of Cambodia, verifying a bank deposit as defined in the Sub-decree.
6.Fee for permanent work permit.
Police stations of provinces and municipalities shall accept applications for work permits and forward them through their governors to the Ministry of Interior for review and approval.
The temporary work permit shall not have a validity exceeding the approved visa.
the permanent work permit shall be initially approved for 2 years.
this work permit can be renewed every two years.
3 months prior to the expiry of the work permit an application shall be filed to the Ministry of Interior for renewal through the police station of municipality or province in their residence.
In the case of a loss of a work permit the holder must complain to the police station of the province or municipality along with explanations and apply for a duplicate work permit. The police station of the province or municipality shall issue a receipt acknowledging the application for duplicate work permit, and send their forms to the Ministry of Interior.Work permits that had not applied for extension and expired work permits shall be considered as illegal.
Applicant of applying for extension of work permit, or for duplication shall pay taxes as defined by Sub-Decree.
In the event of a change of address, the holder shall notify the Foreigner Office of the Police Station of province or city before his departure. The new work permit shall be obtained within 48 hours after his arrival of his address.
Work permit can be use as identity card.
Both kinds of work permits may revoke in the following cases:
non compliance of the Law on Immigration, or
non compliance of the laws of the Kingdom of Cambodia, or
for reasons of national security and national interest, or
contrary to public order.
The Director of Cabinet, the General Director of National Police, the General Director of Administration and other concerned units of the Ministry of Interior shall implement this declaration from the date of its signature.
Phnom Penh, November 10, 1995
Co-Ministers of Interior
SAR KENG YOU HOCKR
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