Learn about types of leave in

Cambodia

Get to know the local legislation around types of leave.

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Paid time off

Employees are entitled to 18 days of paid leave per year, which accrue at 1.5 days per month.

An additional day of paid leave is provided for every three years of work.

Public holidays

Cambodia recognizes 15 public holidays.

Sick days

Employees are entitled to up to 6 months of sick time each year if a medical certificate can be provided.


Sick compensation is calculated as follows:


For the first month of sickness, 100%.

For the second and third months of sickness, you will get 60% compensation.

For the fourth and sixth months of sickness, you will be unpaid.

Maternity leave

Maternity leave is 90 days long, and the woman is entitled to 50% of her salary during that period.

Paternity leave

Cambodia currently has no provisions in the law regarding parental leave.

Parental leave

In Cambodia, parental leave falls under the category of special leave.

Other leave

Special Leave - Employees are entitled to up to seven days off per case if it affects a member of their immediate family.

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