Foreigners working or owning businesses in Cambodia must apply for work permits and
undergo mandatory medical checkups, a Ministry of Labor official said on January
According to the official a work permit and "work book," containing the
details of an individual's salary, will cost $100 per year. Compulsory medical exams
for foreigners will cost an additional $15.
Staff of international organizations, NGOs and diplomats will be exempt from the
new requirements. The work permits and work books are required in addition to the
business visas already required by foreigners working in Cambodia, which cost $268