Opening a bank account in Siem Reap

When planning to live and work in Siem Reap you probably also want to open a bank account. There are many different banks available in town, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. So it's recommended to do some research before committing to one.

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Requirements to open a bank account

Most of the banks will ask you for the following documents before you can open an account. 

  • International passport 
  • Business visa valid for atleast 6 month
  • Working contract or business licence (not required for all banks, example Canadia bank doesn't ask this)
  • The bank will ask you to deposit a minimum amount on the account (most of the time around US$ 100, but it depends on the bank policy)

Bank services

The banks in Siem Reap will offer and provide you with the same services you are used to at home. You can also get a free ATM card in most of the banks. For credit cards which can be used online they will charge you a fee depending on the banks policy.

Available services: 

  • Currency exchange
  • ATM services
  • Credit card services
  • Western Union services (transferring money in Cambodia and international)
  • Saving account
  • Online banking

Overview of banks

There are many banks in Siem Reap which offer more or less the same services. We would suggest just to walk in and ask about their policy and compare before making your choice. Also check our page Money Exchange & Banks.

ABA Bank

  • Samdech Tep vong Street (opposite Phsar Kandal)
  • Opening hours: Monday till Friday from 8h00 to 16h00 and saturday from 8h00 to 11h00
  • Telephone: +855 23 225 333 or +855 63 965 434

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ACLEDA Bank 

  • National Road 6 or Sivutha Boulevard
  • Opening hours: Monday till Friday from 7h30 till 16h00
  • Telephone: +855 63 963 660

ANZ Royal Bank

  • Samdech Tep vong Street or National Road 6 or street 11
  • Opening hours: Monday till Friday from 8h30 to 16h00
  • Telephone: +855 23 999 000 (call centre)

Cambodia Asia Bank

  • Sivutha Boulevard or Corner Sivutha Boulevard and National Road 6
  • Opening hours: Monday till Friday from 7h30 to 21h00
  • Telephone: +855 63 963 315 or +855 63 694 741/742

Canadia Bank

  • Sivutha Boulevard or National Road 6 in front of Phsar Leu
  • Opening hours: Monday till Friday from 8h00 to 15h30 and Saturday from 8h00 to 11h00
  • Telephone: +855 63 964 808 or +855 63 966 806

Maybank

  • Samdech Tep vong Street (opposite Phsar Kandal)
  • Opening hours: Monday till Friday from 8h00 to 16h00
  • Telephone: +855 17 657 778

Mekong Bank

  • Sivutha Boulevard
  • Opening hours: monday till Friday from 8h30 to 15h30
  • Telephone: +855 63 964 417

SBC Bank 

  • Sivutha Boulevard
  • Opening days: Monday till Friday
  • Telephone: +855 63 963 838 

Union Commercial Bank

  • Samdech Tep Vong Street
  • Opening days: Monday till Friday
  • Telephone: +855 63 963 703
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