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Overview

Border Crossing Location and Contact

Name of Border Crossing

Cambodia: Daun Lem
Thailand: Ban Laem, Chantaburi

Province or District

Battambang Province

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing

Battambang Town (68 km)

Latitude

13.0888

Longitude

102.4457

Managing Authority / Agency

Provincial Governorate

Contact Person

Mr Chhun Sopheakmikul, Chief of Customs Branch in Battambang Province

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Name: Siem Reap International Airport

Distance in km: 201 km

Truck Travel Time: 4:30  hrs

Car Travel time: 3:10 hrs

Nearest Port

Name: Phnom Penh Port

Distance in  km: 386 km

Truck Travel Time: 8 hrs

Car Travel time: 6:40 hrs

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

Name: Daun Lem Market

Distance in km: 0.06 Km

Truck Travel Time: negligible

Car Travel time: negligible

Other Information

Fuelling stations are available

Hours of Operation

Mondays

07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

Tuesdays

07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

Wednesdays

07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

Thursdays

07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

Fridays

07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

Saturdays

07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

Sundays

07:30 – 11:30 a.m.

01:30 – 05:00 p.m.

National Holidays

 

Follow the Government schedule. Schedule as below link.

http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/cambodia/2017.php

Seasonal Constraints

Winter months, rainy season, etc.

Daily Capacity

There is normally no major problem with traffic, and not much activity. 

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.

Medication requires an import approval from the Ministry of Health.  

Custom clearance procedures as below:

After the Customs Permit is approved by HQ of Customs 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 CAMCONTROL 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

Time to clear cargo is approximately 8 hours with multiple inspections by Customs and Camcontrol.

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


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