Moldova is an Eastern European country that is attracting a growing number of visitors each year for its untouched landscape, rich heritage and history, and world-class wine vineyards.
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.
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.
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
One recent, mat, color photo, size 3.5cm x 4.5cm
An airline ticket exiting Moldova for another destination
Payment for a consular fee of 40 euros, except for official or diplomatic missions.
Valid travel health insurance that is recognized in Moldova, with a minimum coverage of 30 thousand euros.
Proof of financial means during stay in Moldova, such as salary slips or bank statements.
A hotel reservations or proof of lodging during stay in Moldova.
The intended touristic itinerary for your stay in Moldova, or a commitment letter by a Moldova citizen
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.
Foreign nationals applying online for a Moldova tourist visa should follow these steps:
• Fill out application and other requested information at Moldova e-visa portal
• Upload required documents
• Pay the Moldova e-visa application fee with a valid credit or debit card.
• 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.
The application fee for the Moldova short stay visa C costs 60 euros.
All foreign nationals are eligible to apply online for the Moldova tourist e-visa at the Moldova e-visa portal.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Moldova tourist visa costs 60 euros.
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.