moldova-passport-ranking
44
Passport Rank
75
Score
Moldova Flag

Moldova

Moldova Passport Ranking

The Moldavian passport currently ranks on the 46th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 120 countries. This gives it an overall medium mobility score. Moldavian passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Russia, Indonesia, Turkey and the entire European Union. This allows almost instant travel worldwide. Moldavian passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 106 destinations in the world. Some of the countries where a visa is required are Australia, Japan and India.

Info box
Capital
Chișinău
Local Time
UTC+02:00
Phone Code
+373
Population
3553100
Language
Romanian
MDL
Moldovan leu

The Republic of Moldova is a landlocked country consisting of 32 districts. It is located in Eastern Europe with neighboring countries Ukraine to the north and south and Romania to the west. The most important districts are Orhei, Cahul and Hîncesti. The nation has a surface area of 33,846 square kilometers and is therefore the 33rd largest country in Europe. Its geography is dominated by rolling steppes. The climate is moderate with mild winters and warm summers.

The overall population is 2.6 million people. The capital of the country is Chisinau, which is also the most populous city with 700,000 inhabitants. Other major cities are Tiraspol, Balti and Bender. The largest airport is Chisinau International Airport (KIV) with 2.9 million yearly passengers. The airport is also the headquarter of the national carrier Air Moldova. Chisinau Airport has excellent flight connections to the entire European Union and Russia.

Moldavian culture is mainly influenced by its Romanian origins. The Orthodox belief is the main religion with 90% of the population following. The official language is Moldovan. The legal system is the civil law with the constitutional court reviewing legislative acts. The government type is a parliamentary republic. The chief of state is President Igor Dodon. The head of government is the Prime Minister Ion Chicu. The elections take place every 4 years and the president is elected directly via popular vote.

The official currency of the country is the Moldovan Ieu (MDL) with the current exchange rate being MDL 17.1 to the USD. The country has an open economy, generating a GDP of approximately $27.2 billion. Its citizens have a per capita income of $13,574. The GDP is mostly made up of 3 key sectors which are agriculture, industry followed by tourism. Moldavian main goods of export are vegetable oil, seeds, textiles, fruits, grains and tobacco.

The Republic of Moldova is filled with a variety of urban and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It is still one of the developing tourism destinations in Europe. It is especially known for its wine and therefore offers many wine tours and experiences. The most popular destinations are the capital Chisinau, Orheiul Vechi, the Cricova Winery, the Tipova Monastery, the Saharna, Soroca and the Royal Forest Natural Reserve. The nation has a total of approximately 2.8 million tourists visiting every year. Most tourists originate from Europe and the CIS countries making it a very popular destination especially for regional visitors.

VISA REQUIRED
138.5 Countries
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Algeria
Algeria
American Samoa
American Samoa
Andorra
Andorra
Anguilla
Anguilla
Argentina
Argentina
Aruba
Aruba
Austria
Austria
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Belgium
Belgium
Belize
Belize
Bermuda
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bhutan
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Botswana
Botswana
Brazil
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Brunei
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Burundi
Cameroon
Cameroon
Canada
Canada
Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
Chad
Chad
China
China
Congo
Congo
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Cook Islands
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Cuba
Cuba
Curacao
Curacao
Cyprus
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Denmark
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Egypt
Egypt
El Salvador
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Eritrea
Estonia
Estonia
Eswatini
Eswatini
Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Fiji
Finland
Finland
France
France
French Guiana
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Polynesia
French West Indies
French West Indies
Georgia
Georgia
Germany
Germany
Ghana
Ghana
Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Greece
Greece
Greenland
Greenland
Grenada
Grenada
Guam
Guam
Guatemala
Guatemala
Guyana
Guyana
Honduras
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hungary
Hungary
Iceland
Iceland
Indonesia
Indonesia
Iraq
Iraq
Ireland
Ireland
Israel
Israel
Italy
Italy
Japan
Japan
Jordan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Laos
Latvia
Latvia
Liberia
Liberia
Libya
Libya
Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Macao
Macao
Malaysia
Malaysia
Mali
Mali
Malta
Malta
Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mayotte
Mexico
Mexico
Monaco
Monaco
Mongolia
Mongolia
Montenegro
Montenegro
Montserrat
Montserrat
Morocco
Morocco
Mozambique
Mozambique
Myanmar
Myanmar
Nauru
Nauru
Netherlands
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
New Zealand
New Zealand
Niger
Niger
Niue
Niue
Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island
North Korea
North Korea
Northern Mariana Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Norway
Oman
Oman
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Paraguay
Philippines
Philippines
Poland
Poland
Portugal
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Qatar
Reunion
Reunion
Romania
Romania
Russian Federation
Russian Federation
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
San Marino
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
Seychelles
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
South Africa
South Africa
South Korea
South Korea
Spain
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
St. Helena
St. Helena
St. Maarten
St. Maarten
St. Pierre and Miquelon
St. Pierre and Miquelon
Sudan
Sudan
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Switzerland
Syria
Syria
Taiwan
Taiwan
Thailand
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
United States of America
United States of America
Uruguay
Uruguay
US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
Vanuatu
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Vatican City
Venezuela
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Viet Nam
Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna
Yemen
Yemen

Chișinău

Clear
2°C
Clear
2021-04-12
Partly cloudy
17°C
7.1°C
2021-04-13
Patchy rain possible
14.8°C
7.7°C
2021-04-14
Patchy rain possible
12.7°C
7.3°C