Online Passport Processing Service for Migrant Workers and Cambodian Citizens in South Korea Started

Cambodian migrant workers and Cambodian citizens in South Korea can now access online renewal and extension processing of their passports.

The launch of the service was shared in a press release dated Jan. 2 by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.

The service is run by the General Department of Identification of the Ministry of Interior in collaboration with the Royal Cambodian Embassy in the Republic of Korea.

Commencing January 2024, the service will be accessible for four months.

As of August 2023, Cambodia had logged 1.3 million Cambodian overseas workers: about 50,000 in South Korea, 1.2 million in Thailand, 20,000 in Malaysia, and 20,000 in Japan.

The workers send home more than US$2 billion annually.