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For citizens of countries with visa-free entry to Moldova

The citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, as well as Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, great Britain, Holland, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Canada, Japan, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, USA - visiting the Republic of Moldova citizens of these countries a visa is not required.

A visa to visit the Republic of Moldova citizens of these countries are not required. But to stay on the territory of the Republic of Moldova is allowed up to 90 days within 180 days.

Holders of diplomatic passports, who are citizens of Albania, China, Croatia, Iran, Israel, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Vietnam, also do not need visas to enter the Republic of Moldova.

The citizens of Russia entry into the Republic of permitted only to foreign passport.

To register at the place of stay in the Republic of Moldova is not necessary.

When crossing the state border of the Republic of Moldova enough to present a passport, to prove sufficient financial means to stay on the territory of the Republic of Moldova is not required. If the border officer or customs ask about the purpose of the visit, a verbal response, such as "treatment", "leisure", "guests".

If you cross the border of Moldova with the child, at the border post, You must present the following documents:

• Passport of the child or parents ' passports, in which the child is inscribed (in the case of joint movement).
• Birth certificate of the child.

If the child crosses the border of the Republic of Moldova with a parent or accompanied by a third party, you will need notarized permission of one of the surviving parent or both parents to take the child.

For foreign citizens need a visa to enter Moldova

The rules of entry in the Republic of Moldova

Most travelers to Moldova, foreign citizens need a visa also requires an invitation from a private individual, or organization, or booked accommodation from organizations (except nationals of CIS countries, Romania, USA, Canada, Israel and the countries members of the European Union). If You are going to visit Moldova, You can get a visa at the Embassy institutions abroad, at the airport of Chisinau, at customs on the Romanian-Moldovan border: Leuseni, Cahul or Sculeni.

If a citizen of a country that does not have the right of visa-free entry to Moldova, going to cross the border from Ukraine, it is necessary to obtain a visa in the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova on the territory of Ukraine, Belarus or Russia, in Kiev, Minsk and Moscow. Also, the border must present an invitation.

Types of invitations:

1. Private invitation to invite relatives, friends.
2. Business invitation is an official document from the inviting company.

Types of visas to Moldova

• Private.
• Tourist.
• Working.
• Transit.
• Diplomatic.

and:

• One-time (for a single visit to the country on the validity of the visa).
• Two (allowed to visit twice the Republic of Moldova for the period of the limited validity of the visa).
• frequent (every visit to the period of stay is limited to 90 days).

The documents required for a visa to Moldova

• Identification, the validity of which is not less than 6 months at the time of entry into the country.
• Color photograph 3,5x4,5 cm
• Questionnaire on Moldovan or English, signed by the applicant.
• The invitation.
• Visa.

Invitations for foreign citizens arriving in Moldova

• If the foreign national provides:

o private visit: invitation from a citizen of Moldova, which is issued on the letterhead of the Ministry of internal Affairs and a copy of the passport of the inviting person;
o travel: booking rooms in the hotel, or an invitation from the Moldovan firms with time travel, the data of the applicant, details of the travel Agency and hotel name. Tourist visa is issued for up to 30 days, can be single or double;
o transit: visa to enter the country of destination, or any other document on which you can enter the territory of a neighbouring state; the ticket on the train or plane, confirming the transit through the territory of the Republic of Moldova.
o business visit: invitation on letterhead of the organization, certified by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Moldova. The invitation should indicate the dates and purpose of travel, the data of the applicant, and the place of residence during their stay in the Republic of Moldova.
o diplomatic visit: official invitation or notification of appointment or delegation issued by the Ministry of foreign Affairs and European integration, diplomatic or consular mission of the state or international organization, the office of the President, Parliament and government of the Republic of Moldova.

Invitation for a visa to visit the Republic of Moldova, is not required for citizens of Croatia, Israel, Macedonia, Turkey. Visa citizens of these countries is issued for up to 90 days.

Conditions of entry into Moldova for foreign citizens

1. The validity of the passport should remain valid for at least 3 months after intended departure date.
2. Tickets and documents for return or onward travel.
3. The visa.
4. Vaccinations are not required.

All products and items crossing the border of the Republic of Moldova, are subject to customs control.

What is allowed to import into the Republic of Moldova?

In the Republic of Moldova is allowed duty-free import of goods to the amount of 300 euros. If the citizen is engaged in property in excess of 300 Euro, it will have to pay customs fees on the basis of all the customs value of the property.
Allowed duty-free import goods not intended for production or commercial activities, provided that the quantity does not exceed the norms established by the legislation of the Republic of Moldova. If the amount of goods exceed maximum allowable duty-free import, you have to prove that the items You move across the border of the Republic of Moldova are not intended for commercial purposes or to pay customs duties.

The removal of the assets from Republic Of Moldova:

• Without payment of customs payments, with the condition of declaring the property in the prescribed manner, are allowed to export any quantity, but the property must not be intended for commercial or industrial activity.
• Subject to payment of all customs duties, are allowed to export goods intended for commercial or industrial activity, the customs value of which does not exceed 100,000 euros.
• The removal of the assets, which is intended for commercial or industrial activities and customs which cost more than 100,000 euros, only companies and organizations registered in the state enterprise "State registration chamber", subject to the legislation of the Republic of Moldova.

Oral Declaration, as well as duty-free importation into the territory of the Republic of Moldova subject: spirits - up to 1 liter, personal items, beer - up to 5 liters cigarettes - 200 PCs, grape wine - 2 liters, fuel for cars in the quantity that can fit in the tank of the vehicle on which the person enters the territory of Moldova, etc..

Oral Declaration shall be subject to the goods exported from the Republic of Moldova in the amount of up to 1000 Euro and which are not intended for commercial or industrial activity.

Export, import of currency, coins, checks, Bank notes in the Republic of Moldova

Foreign currency can be imported without restrictions on the amount. To take foreign currency out of the country permitted:

• Persons permanently residing in the Republic of Moldova without any permission no more than 5000 $,
• The other party not more than 500$.

The national currency is allowed to take out without proper documents in the amount not exceeding 500 MDL.
Export of banknotes, coins and cheques in foreign currency is allowed up to the amount specified in the customs Declaration.

When crossing the state border of the Republic of Moldova necessarily declare all banknotes, coins and cheques in foreign and local currency.
In the Republic of Moldova is allowed to import and export of banknotes, coins, cheques in the amount of not more than 2500 MDL, are also allowed to export from the territory of the Republic of banknotes, coins and cheques in foreign currency in the amount of up to $50 thousand (or equivalent).

All amounts above these limits is allowed to translate only cash.

In writing to declare the cash you need if the amount exceeds 10,000 euros per person or at the request of the employee of the customs service.

Import, export of jewellery made of precious stones and metals

Individuals have a right to bring into the territory of the Republic of Moldova pieces of jewellery made of precious stones and metals, without payment of customs payments and regardless of their value in the amount of up to 5 pieces. If more items permitted to be imported, subject to mandatory Declaration and payment of customs duties. Also, crossing the border of the Republic of Moldova decoration must not be used for commercial or industrial activity.

Individuals have the right to remove from the territory of the Republic of Moldova ornaments of precious stones and metals up to 5 units without payment of customs duties, provided that they are not homogeneous.

Permitted the export of precious metals and stones amounting to 10,000 euros, manufactured at the enterprises of the Republic of Moldova, provided that they are declaring and paying customs duties, and are not intended for commercial or industrial activity.

With the permission of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of culture allowed the export of precious metals and stones items worth more than 10000 euros, representing cultural values and not intended for commercial or industrial activity, subject to payment of customs duties.

Items worth more than 100,000 euros from precious metals and stones are allowed to export, if they are manufactured at the enterprises of the Republic of Moldova have the appropriate permission, subject to payment of customs payments and Declaration in the manner prescribed by law.

Prohibited to import into the Republic of Moldova goods

The Republic is forbidden to import without the permission of the relevant ministries and agencies:

• Weapons.
• Ammunition.
• Explosives.
• Toxic substances.
• Other items specific purpose.

Prohibits the importation of drugs, narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for medical purposes without the permission of the Ministry of health more than for one person for one course of treatment.

When importing animals must present a veterinary certificate, the mark of vaccination.

Vehicles with foreign number plates may be located on the territory of the Republic of Moldova more than 180 days per year, to be exact 12 months.

Physical persons-residents have the right to bring into the territory of the Republic of Moldova vehicles in operation for over 10 years.

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