Moldova Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Moldova, a passport valid for at least six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays in Moldova of up to 90 days within a six-month period.
If you enter Moldova overland from Ukraine, you're advised to enter at an internationally recognised border crossing, because your entry needs to be registered. Generally, registrations happen automatically on entry. But, if you enter via Transnistria, you will not receive a stamp in your passport at some border crossings as they are uncontrolled by Moldovan authorities. In this case you have to get registered within 72 hours at one of the following offices:
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Moldova.
Types and Cost
Airport transit visa: £23; transit visa: £40; short-term visa: £56; long-term visa: £72. There is no fee for children under 18.
Transit visa: up to five days per entry within a period of up to a year; short-term visa: 90 days within a six-month period; long-term visa: valid for up to a year, with entries of no more than 90 days in each six-month period.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy).
Visa processing takes five days.
Extension of stay
You cannot usually extend tourist visas.
Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in the UK
Telephone: (020) 8996 0546.
Address: Edensor Road, 5 Dolphin Square, London, W4 2ST,
Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in the USA
Telephone: (202) 667 1130.
Address: , 2101 S Street NW, Washington, DC 20008,
British Embassy in Moldova
Telephone: (22) 225 902.
Address: , 18/1 Nicolae Iorga Str., Chisinau, MD-2012,
Mon-Thurs 0900-1730; Fri 0900-1300.