Moldova

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. COVID test result is not required.
Quarantine is required unless you are either recovered, vaccinated or negatively tested. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Moldova?

+548 New COVID cases in Moldova
+30 New COVID deaths in Moldova
23.45% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 14 October 2021

Basic facts about Moldova

Moldova is a small country located in Eastern Europe. The capital of Moldova is Chișinău and the most spoken language is Romanian. The national currency in Moldova is Moldovan leu (MDL).

What taxi apps are available in Moldova?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Moldova.

Uber is not available in Moldova. Bolt is available only in one city: Chisinau.

See the full list of cities where Bolt operate.

Practical information

Moldovan leu (MDL)Official currency
1 EUR~20.08 MDL
1 USD~17.75 MDL

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Moldova?

There are 2 common plug types used in Moldova:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type F 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Moldova?

Currently, citizens of 101 countries can enter Moldova without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Moldova?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Moldova.

Data last reviewed on: 14 October 2021

Is it safe in Moldova?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On October 12, 2021, the risk level for Moldova was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Moldova

902 Police
901 Ambulance
901 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Moldova?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Alcohol

  • 2L of wine or 5L of beer

Tobacco

  • 200 cigarettes, or 50 cigarillos (cigars of a maximum weight of three grams each), or 50 cigars, or 250 grams of smoking tobacco

Data last reviewed on: 14 October 2021

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Moldova:

RomaniaUkraine
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