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Border Crossing Location and Contact

Name of Border Crossing

Cambodia: Bavet
Vietnam: Moc Bai

Province or District

Svay Rieng Province

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing

Svay Rieng Town (25 km)





Managing Authority / Agency

Provincial Governorate

Contact Person

Mr Khiev Saroeun, Chief of Customs Branch in Svay Rieng Province

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Name: Phnom Penh International Airport

Distance in km: 178 km

Truck Travel Time: 4:50 hrs

Car Travel time: 3:50 hrs

Nearest Port

Name: Phnom Penh Port

Distance in km: 171 km

Truck Travel Time: 4:50 hrs

Car Travel time: 3:30 hrs

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

Name: Svay Rieng Market

Distance in km: 25 km

Truck Travel Time: 25 hrs

Car Travel time: 15 hrs

Other Information

Fuelling stations 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

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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