Cambodia introduces new passport with ten-year validity

PHNOM PENH (The Cambodia Herald) -- Cambodia on Tuesday announced that it would introduce new E-Passport with ten-year validity to make it more convenient for the Cambodian people.

We started to issue new E-Passport from July 15 , said Ke Sovath, deputy director of Department of Identification's department of passport.

He said  the E-Passport is of 10-year validity and costs USD 100. Children under five years are also required to make their passports, which cost USD 80 and have five-year validity.

Sovath said that it would take one month to issue a passport after the application.