Moldova Tourist Visa

Moldova Tourist Visa

Who Needs a Moldova Visa?

Foreign nationals from the following countries should apply for a Moldova visa before traveling to Moldova:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Vatican City, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Moldova Tourist Visa Validity

The Moldova tourist visa is issued as either a single or multiple entry visa and allows for a maximum 90-day stay, within any 180-day period from the date of first entry into Moldova.

Moldova Tourist Visa Requirements

Foreign nationals traveling to Moldova for tourism should apply for a Moldova short stay visa C by meeting the following requirements:


A passport or travel document that has been issued within the last 10 years, valid for at least 3 months after the departure date from Moldova

Personal photo

One recent, mat, color photo, size 3.5cm x 4.5cm

Airline ticket

An airline ticket exiting Moldova for another destination

Consular fee

Payment for a consular fee of 40 euros, except for official or diplomatic missions.

Medical insurance

Valid travel health insurance that is recognized in Moldova, with a minimum coverage of 30 thousand euros.

Financial proof

Proof of financial means during stay in Moldova, such as salary slips or bank statements.

Proof of accommodation

A hotel reservations or proof of lodging during stay in Moldova.

Travel itinerary or commitment letter

The intended touristic itinerary for your stay in Moldova, or a commitment letter by a Moldova citizen

Invitation or visa (if required)

If required, an invitation to Moldova should be issued by the Bureau for Migration and Asylum, or a valid visa (except transit) or resident permit from an EU or Schengen state. Please note that invitations should be printed out to present at the Moldova port of entry.

Moldova Tourist Visa Application

Foreign nationals applying online for a Moldova tourist visa should follow these steps:

  1. Apply online for Moldova e-visa

    Fill out application and other requested information at Moldova e-visa portal
    Upload required documents

  2. Pay Moldova e-visa fee

    Pay the Moldova e-visa application fee with a valid credit or debit card.

  3. Wait for Moldova e-visa decision

    If approved, receive your Moldova visa in PDF format to the email you provided, and print the PDF document for use during travel.
    Verify the visa information is correct and matches your passport.

Moldova Tourist Visa Fees

The application fee for the Moldova short stay visa C costs 60 euros.

Where to Apply

All foreign nationals are eligible to apply online for the Moldova tourist e-visa at the Moldova e-visa portal.

Moldova Tourist Visa Processing Time

The Moldova e-visa is normally processed within 10 days, but depending on your particular case or purpose for travel to Moldova, processing times can reach up to 20 days.

Approved Visa Applications

Approved Moldova e-visas are sent in PDF format to the email provided during the online application process, which you should print out for use during travel. You should always review the visa and make sure all information is correct and matches your passport details.

Moldova Visa Extension

Foreign nationals are required to apply to the Bureau of Migration and Asylum of Republic of Moldova for visa extensions at least 30 days before their visa expires. Please note that invalid Moldova visas cannot be extended.

Moldova Tourist Visa FAQ

Can I travel to Moldova without a visa?

Foreign nationals from over 50+ countries can travel to Moldova visa-free. All other foreign nationals are required to apply for a Moldova visa, prior to traveling to Moldova.

How long can I stay in Moldova with a Moldova tourist visa?

The Moldova tourist visa allows for a for maximum 90-day stay, within any 180-day period from the date of first entry into Moldova.

How much does a Moldova tourist visa cost?

The Moldova tourist visa costs 60 euros.

Do I need an invitation to apply for a Moldova visa?

Foreign nationals from more than 100+ countries are required to first be invited to Moldova before applying for a Moldova visa. Invitations should be printed out for use during travel.

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