Can a visa-on-arrival applicant buy Cambodia international bus ticket to cross border to Lao in Siem Reap?

by Xu
(Shanghai, China)

Dear Administrator,

I have a plan to visit Lao from Cambodia in July.

I know I could apply for Visa on arrival at border.

And also there is a bus to cross border from Phnom Penh or from Siem Reap?

Now my question is : I have not Lao visa, could I buy the international bus ticket?

I am afraid that the driver will not wait me at border.

Eagerly Waiting your reply.

Thanking you very much!

D.Phothisane' Reply

Hi Xu,

Thanks for dropping by.
Sorry to take a bit long in getting back to you. I've been waiting for confirmation from the official re your question.

Apparently there is no problems getting a Lao visa on arrival when traveling by bus from Cambodia.

I'm confirmed by the Lao bus company, Sengchaleun, that most of their passengers are tourists and most of them get the Lao visa at the border on arrival.
So... I can confirm that the bus waits for their passengers to get their visa.

Hope this clears things up for you.

Have a nice trip to Laos.

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Dec 02, 2014
by: annmariapeter

I need a VISA to Lao. I am a Nigerian but resident is in UK. Can I get that VISA easily? Is there any problem in getting the VISA? Please forward me the details for getting the VISA to Lao.

May 05, 2011
My pleasure
by: D.Phothisane

I'm please to know you found my website useful.
Please drop by again. I'll do my very best to update the information. Hope others find the site useful too.


May 05, 2011
Thanking you very much
by: Xu

your detailed reply made me confirm my schedule.

Wish your website becomes more and more famous those who travels to Laos :)

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