How Can I get Cambodian Citizenship?

Cambodian citizenship is granted to those born to at least one Khmer parent regardless of the place of birth. Alternatively, individuals will need to have lived in the country for at least seven years with a residence card in order to obtain Cambodian citizenship by naturalisation.

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  1. For foreigners, the most cited reasons are the ability to acquire land and other property in their own name and the ability to travel to other Asean countries visa-free. Cambodian citizenship has also been bestowed on foreigners with exemplary contributions to the kingdom.
    Here are the five proven ways for a foreigner to obtain Cambodian citizenship.

    1. Citizenship by Naturalisation
    Seven-year residency, fluency in the Khmer language (speaking and writing) and a clean criminal record are the requirements for obtaining Cambodian citizenship by way of naturalisation. Yet, this is the most common way and takes the longest time to complete… read more:

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