Visas to Moldova

Foreign citizens who don’t need visa for entry on the territory of the Republic of Moldova

I. The citizens of the following states, the holders of all the types of passports, do not need visas for the entry on the territory of the Republic of Moldova for a period of stay until 90 days, during six months from the moment of the first entry:

  1. Republic of Albania
  2. United States of America
  3. Principality of Andorra
  4. Antigua and Barbuda
  5. United Arab Emirates
  6. Argentine Republic
  7. Republic of Armenia
  8. Commonwealth of Australia
  9. Republic of Austria
  10. Republic of Azerbaijan
  11. Commonwealth of the Bahamas
  12. Barbados
  13. Republic of Belarus
  14. Kingdom of Belgium
  15. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  16. Federative Republic of Brazil
  17. Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace
  18. Republic of Bulgaria
  19. Canada
  20. Czech Republic
  21. Republic of Chile
  22. Republic of Cyprus
  23. Republic of Colombia
  24. Republic of Korea
  25. Republic of Costa Rica
  26. Republic of Croatia
  27. Kingdom of Denmark
  28. Commonwealth of Dominica
  29. Republic of Ecuador
  30. Hellenic Republic
  31. Swiss Confederation
  32. Republic of Estonia
  33. Republic of Finland
  34. Republic of France
  35. Georgia
  36. Federal Republic of Germany
  37. Grenada
  38. Republic of Guatemala
  39. Republic of Honduras
  40. Ireland
  41. Island
  42. State of Israel
  43. Republic of Italy
  44. Japan
  45. Republic of Kazakhstan
  46. Republic of Kyrgyzstan
  47. Republic of Kiribati
  48. Republic Latvia
  49. Principality of Liechtenstein
  50. Republic Lithuania
  51. Luxembourg
  1. Republic of Macedonia
  2. Malaysia
  3. Republic of Malta
  4. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  5. Republic of the Marshall Islands
  6. Republic of Mauritius
  7. United Mexican States
  8. Federated States of Micronesia
  9. Principality of Monaco
  10. Montenegro
  11. Republic of Nicaragua
  12. Kingdom of Norway
  13. Republic of Palau
  14. Republic of Panama
  15. Republic of Paraguay
  16. Republic of Peru
  17. Republic of Poland
  18. Portuguese Republic
  19. Romania
  20. Russian Federation
  21. Republic of El Salvador
  22. Independent State of Samoa
  23. Most Serene Republic of San Marino
  24. Republic of Serbia
  25. Republic of Seychelles
  26. Saint Lucia
  27. Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
  28. Holly See
  29. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  30. Republic of Singapore
  31. Slovak Republic
  32. Republic of Slovenia
  33. Solomon Islands
  34. Kingdom of Spain
  35. Kingdom of Sweden
  36. Republic of Tajikistan
  37. Kingdom of Nederland’s
  38. Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  39. Kingdom of Tonga
  40. Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  41. Republic of Turkey
  42. Tuvalu
  43. Ukraine
  44. Hungary
  45. Oriental Republic of Uruguay
  46. Republic of Uzbekistan
  47. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  48. Republic of Vanuatu
  49. New Zealand

II. The holders of the diplomatic and service passports, who are citizens of the following states do not need visas for the entry on the territory of the Republic of Moldova for the period up to 90 days during 6 months.

  1. Peru
  2. Brazil
  3. South Koreea
  4. Vietnam
  5. Qatar

III. List of foreigners who are obliged to possess a visa for Republic of Moldova


  1. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
  2. People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
  3. Republic of Angola
  4. Kingdom of Bahrain
  5. People's Republic of Bangladesh
  6. Belize
  7. Republic of Benin
  8. Kingdom of Bhutan
  9. Plurinational State of Bolivia
  10. Republic of Botswana
  11. Burkina Faso
  12. Burma/Myanmar
  13. Republic of Burundi
  14. Kingdom of Cambodia
  15. Republic of Cameroon
  16. Republic of Cape Verde
  17. Central African Republic
  18. Republic of Chad
  19. People's Republic of China* **
  20. Union of the Comoros
  21. The Democratic Republic of the Congo
  22. Republic of the Congo
  23. Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
  24. Republic of Cuba
  25. Republic of Djibouti
  26. The Dominican Republic
  27. Arab Republic of Egypt
  28. Republic of Equatorial Guinea
  29. State of Eritrea
  30. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  31. Republic of Fiji
  32. The Gabonese Republic
  33. Republic of the Gambia
  34. Republic of Ghana
  35. Republic of Guinea
  36. Republic of Guinea-Bissau
  37. Co-operative Republic of Guyana
  38. Republic of Haiti
  39. Republic of India
  40. Republic of Indonesia*
  41. Islamic Republic of Iran*
  42. Republic of Iraq
  43. Jamaica
  44. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  45. Republic of Kenya
  46. Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  47. State of Kuwait**
  1. Lao People's Democratic Republic
  2. Lebanese Republic
  3. Kingdom of Lesotho
  4. Republic of Liberia
  5. State of Libya
  6. Republic of Madagascar
  7. Republic of Malawi
  8. Republic of Maldives
  9. Republic of Mali
  10. Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  11. Mongolia
  12. Kingdom of Morocco
  13. Republic of Mozambique
  14. Republic of Namibia
  15. Republic of Nauru
  16. Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
  17. Republic of Niger
  18. Federal Republic of Nigeria
  19. Sultanate of Oman
  20. Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  21. Independent State of Papua New Guinea
  22. Republic of the Philippines
  23. Republic of Rwanda
  24. State of Qatar**
  25. Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
  26. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  27. Republic of Senegal
  28. Republic of Sierra Leone
  29. Federal Republic of Somalia
  30. Republic of South Africa
  31. The Republic of South Sudan
  32. Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
  33. Republic of the Sudan
  34. Republic of Suriname
  35. Kingdom of Swaziland
  36. Syrian Arab Republic
  37. United Republic of Tanzania
  38. Kingdom of Thailand
  39. Togolese Republic
  40. Republic of Tunisia
  41. Turkmenistan*
  42. Republic of Uganda
  43. Socialist Republic of Vietnam*
  44. Republic of Yemen
  45. Republic of Zambia
  46. Republic of Zimbabwe


State of Palestine

* With the exception of diplomatic, service and special passport holders, depending on the case, who, at the moment of the adoption of the present Law, were traveling to the Republic of Moldova without a visa on the basis of international treaties to which Moldova is a part of.

**With the exception of the holders of a valid residence permit or visa (except for a transit visa) issued by one of the Member States of the European Union or one of the Contracting Parties to the Schengen Agreement, who may travel to the Republic of Moldova during their period of validity.

IV. The holders of the diplomatic and service passports, who are citizens of the following states do not need visas for the entry on the territory of the Republic of Moldova for the period up to 30 days:

  1. Popular Republic of China
  2. Islamic Republic of Iran
  3. Turkmenistan

V. The holders of the UN Laissez-Passer passports issued by the UN and its specialized agencies do not need visas for the entry on and exit from the territory of the Republic of Moldova.

VI. The staff of the diplomatic and consular missions accredited to the Republic of Moldova and the family members thereof, the staff of the permanent missions and the representative offices of the international organizations situated in the Republic of Moldova and the family members thereof, foreign mass-media representatives accredited to the Republic of Moldova and that hold the accreditation cards issued by the MFA, are entitled to enter and leave the territory of the Republic of Moldova without holding a visa during the whole validity period of the accreditation card.

VII. The following categories of citizens of Turkmenistan do not need a visa for entry on the territory of the Republic of Moldova:

  • members of the aircraft crew of the civil aviation, holders of national valid passports, having the required inscription into the general statement (air mission);
  • members of the crew of the river and maritime ships, holders of valid sailor passports and having the required inscription into the logbook or an extract of it;
  • railway members, members of train, refrigerator and locomotive crews in international trains, holders of national valid passports, having the nominal lists, roadmaps, approved for each route;
  • special couriers, which facilitate the intergovernmental communication, holders of the national valid passports and having the required documents, issued by the competent authorities of the Parts.

The foreign citizens who are not indicated above can enter the territory of the Republic of Moldova on the basis of a valid visa.