2020 24 March

Cambodia Legal Update: MLVT Notice on Urgent Update of Phone Numbers of Employees


The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT“) has issued notification 009/20 on the Requirements for Updating Contact Phone Numbers of Employees (“Notification 009“).
Under Notification 009, the MLVT requires employers to provide an update of their employees’ contact phone numbers to the MLVT by 26 March 2020. Specifically, staff responsible for administration and accounting must record the phone numbers for all employees and submit such update as an Excel file to info@nea.gov.kh. The list of employees must align with the list of employees in the monthly declaration form submitted to the National Social Security Fund with an additional column inserted for the phone numbers. Please refer to the annex, by clicking here, for further guidance.
The original list must be sealed with the enterprise’s stamp on all pages and submitted to the Department of Labour Inspection of the MLVT or the provincial/municipal Department of Labour and Vocational Training for those enterprises located in the provinces/towns.
Notification 009 also requires employees to assist by providing all updated contact phone numbers to their employers prior to 26 March 2020.
Please note that the above details must be provided from 24 to 26 March 2020. Failure to submit the above will result in penalties.

The information provided here is for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal advice. Legal advice should be obtained from qualified legal counsel for all specific situations.


Chris Robinson

Partner, Head of Cambodia Corporate & Commercial Practice Group


Chesda Teng

Senior Consultant, Cambodia Corporate & Commercial Practice Group


Alex Larkin

Consultant, Cambodia Corporate & Commercial Practice Group


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