2.3.3 Cambodia Border Crossing of Trapeng Kreal


Border Crossing Location and Contact

Name of Border Crossing

Cambodia: Trapeng Kreal

Laos: Nong Nok Khiene

Province or District

Stung Treng

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing

Serey Sophone (48 km)





Managing Authority / Agency

Provincial Governorate

Contact Person

Hak Vannak custom brand in Trapaeng Kreal border crossing. 

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Stung Treng Airport (15 km)

Truck Travel Time: 50 minutes

Car Travel time: 30 minutes

Nearest Port


Nearest location with functioning wholesale markets, or with significant manufacturing or production capacity

Stung Treng Market (1.5 km)

Truck Travel Time: 10 minutes

Car Travel time: 5 minutes

Other Information

Fueling stations or weighting bridges are available

Hours of Operation


07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.


07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.


07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.


07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.


07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.


07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.


07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

National Holidays


Follow the Government schedule. Schedule as below link.

Seasonal Constraints

No seasonal constraints

Daily Capacity

the Trapaeng Kreal border crossing is not a busy border like Poipet. There are some local business exchange activities happened between two countries along the border.


Customs Clearance

Border crossing procedures between both countries apply to rules and regulation of each country. In non-conflict times, there is are no major delays in custom clearance procedures if transporter/consignee complete the documentation as described below.

After the Customs Permit and relevant ministries approval are obtained in Phnom Penh, the customs clearance procedure at border crossing are as follows:  

  • Entering the customs declaration
  • Running the customs formalities
  • Request the police cargo release note
  • Request the customs cargo release note

 Documents requirements:

  • Transport Note/Bill Trucking
  • Commercial Invoice or WFP No Charge Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Certification of Health
  • Phytosanitary Certificate
  • Other

For more information on customs in Cambodia, please see the following link: 1.3 Cambodia Customs Information.


Other Relevant Information

Trade facilitation had much improved the time of clearance at the border but following COVID-19 border restrictions, Thai trucks are currently not allowed to move out of the dry ports within 10 kms from the border where they get discharged. Monitoring of the situation shall be done regularly.

For more information on government contact details, please see the following link: 4.1 Cambodia Government Contact List.

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