How to Get a Short Term Visa for Moldova

Moldova Short Term Visa

Moldova Short Term Visa

Are you planning on going to Moldova for a short stay?  Depending on what country you are from, you might need to secure a Short Term Visa before you go.  The Short Term visa is issued for a specified period, with a single or multiple entries, with the right to stay in Moldova no longer than 90 days within a period of 6 months from the date of first entry into the country. Short stay visa is granted for the following purposes:

  • Official Visit or Diplomatic Mission
  • Tourism
  • Visiting relatives
  • Business
  • Transport
  • Sports activities
  • Cultural, scientific, humanitarian, religious, short-term medical treatment, other activities that do not contravene the laws of the Republic of Moldova

(Go to my Moldova visa page for information on other types of visas for Moldova.)

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Moldova Short Term Visa.

  • Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Moldova:  No.
    • If you have a U.S. passport, you do not need a visa to enter Moldova.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Moldova:
    • Citizens of countries on this list DO NOT need a visa in order to enter Moldova.
    • Citizens of countries on this list need an invitation in order to get the visa for Moldova.
Find your closest consulate

If you’re inside the U.S:

Embassy of Moldova

If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here.

Gather documentation
Visa fee
  • People applying from within the United States can find the official visa fees at this page here.
Submit materials
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate and embassy to embassy, so you will need to check the submission instructions at the website of the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Moldova will give to you your brand new Moldova visa.

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