VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.
 

Note:

Visa is required for the holder of an emergency travel document in transit.

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter Moldova with an electronic Covid 19 vaccination certificate (fully vaccinated), issued by a competent Serbian authorities.
Persons who have not been vaccinated are allowed to enter Moldova provided they present a negative PCR test result (in Rumanian, English, French, German, Italian or Russian language), not older than 72 hours (since collecting a sample) or rapid antigen test, not older than 48 hours (since collecting a sample).
Entry into the Republic of Moldova is also allowed for those with a medical certificate proving that they have recovered from Covid 19, under condition that at least 15, and at most 180 days (6 months) have passed since being tested positive for Covid19 or a document which confirms the presence of Covid 19 antibodies, which cannot be older than 90 days from the day of testing.
In case a passenger does not submit a negative PCR test result, he/she will be required to sign a statement committing themselves to adhere to the self-isolation/quarantine measures for 14 days. A quarantine may end if a person submits a negative RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test within 7 days.
These measures do not apply to the following categories of persons: children under the age of 12; pupils and students up to the age of 18; drivers and staff of trucks and passenger vehicles; aircraft / ship crews; persons traveling for health or humanitarian reasons, including persons accompanying them (if they enclose medical documentation); cross-border workers; diplomatic and consular staff; members of international organizations; passengers in transit that cannot last longer than 24 hours from the moment of entering the Republic of Moldova and according to transit routes determined by the border police of R. Moldova.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Holders of biometric passports of the Republic of Serbia do not need a visa to stay in the Republic of Moldova for up to 90 days in a period of six months. The visa-free regime does not apply to holders of travel documents of the Republic of Serbia issued by the Coordination Directorate of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia. The period of validity of the travel document for the purpose of tourist travel must be three months longer than the planned visit, i.e., three months after the expiration of the requested stay.

Money in the amount of up to 10.000 euros without a customs declaration and up to 50.000 euros with a customs declaration can be brought into/exported to Moldova. When entering the Republic of Moldova, the border authorities may also request documents justifying the purpose of entry, as well as proof of having sufficient financial means to stay in Moldova. Citizens of the Republic of Serbia who enter the Republic of Moldova through the part of the Moldovan – Ukrainian border, who do not control the Moldovan authorities (Transnistria) are obliged to register their stay on the territory of Moldova within 72 hours of crossing the border. To use the border crossing with Ukraine, it is recommended to avoid the Transnistria area.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been concluded.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION – It is recommended to have a travel health insurance.

For the latest information about the health situation in Moldova, please go to the World Health Organization website: https://www.who.int/.

SECURITY SITUATION – Foreign nationals may be victims of theft, robbery, and fraud.

General recommendations: avoid visiting the outskirts of cities at night; keep personal documents and valuables, travel documents, money or credit cards in safe places; avoid parking the car during the night in other places, except in specially arranged and guarded parking lots; avoid crowds; avoid buying valuables from strangers; exchange money only in authorized banks or exchange offices; for city trips, especially in crowded areas, we recommend that you leave your personal documents at the hotel and keep a copy of your personal documents; it is advisable to request an invoice when purchasing.

TRANSPORT – There is no direct flight from Belgrade to Chisinau. It is possible to travel to Moldova by plane (via Vienna) or by train (from Bucharest). A green insurance card is required to travel by car. The national driver's license of the Republic of Serbia is recognized.

In case of traffic accidents, regardless of their severity, it is necessary to contact the local police and wait for their arrival. It is forbidden to move the vehicle or leave the scene of the accident before the arrival of the traffic police.

OTHER INFORMATION – The national currency is the Moldovan leu (MDL). Money changes in banks and exchange offices.

The unique number for all emergencies (police, ambulance, fire brigade) is: 112.

 

Contact information

For consular assistance and protection while in Moldova, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Bucharest, Romania, which covers Moldova on a non-residential basis (address: Calea Dorobantilor nr.34, sector 1, Bucuresti), at the following number: 00 21 21 19 871 and e-mail address: embassy.bucharest@mfa.rs.