Embassy of the Republic of Moldova
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Emergency Travel Document

The Embassy issues travel documents to Moldovan citizens, regardless of their residence, stateless persons and foreign citizens residing permanently in the Republic of Moldova, who intend to return to the Republic of Moldova, if:

The issuance of travel document can be requested personally at the Embassy, or via postal services. In both cases, the following must be presented:

When requesting a travel document for a minor child along with the request for an adult, separate applications have to be submitted.

When using the postal services the request has to be sent to the Embassy on the following address: Consular Section, Embassy of Moldova, 2101 S Street NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA. Please use envelopes for mailing documents, which tracking number, in both directions.

Note: Processing time for the request is 5 business days. The Embassy is not responsible for losses or delays caused by the postal company! Immediate issuance of the travel document is possible only if requested in person at the Embassy.

The validity of the travel document is 30 days and cannot be extended. Taking into account the time required for the delivery of the postal envelope in both directions, the request for a travel document should be sent to the Embassy about a month prior to the planned departure to Moldova. Travel document is valid only for one trip with the required final destination – the Republic of Moldova.

Restrictions in using the Travel document:

Schengen area regulations allow the airport transit of this area through one member state only. For making an airport transit through a second Schengen state a transit visa is required. Please contact the diplomatic missions of all states you are going to transit to inquire about the transit visa application procedure.