Useful information

Chisinau

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All visitors to Chisinau must hold passports that are valid for at least six months beyond the proposed date of entry to the country
Visas: from 1 January 2007 UE passengers do not require anymore tourist visas.
Other kind of visas (for work, study purpose, etc) can be obtained from the Moldova Republic consulate in Rome (located in via Montebello, 8.phone number: 06-4740210.

The Government of Moldova has introduced a new obligatory requirement for the entrance in its own National Territory. All Moldovian passengers with just Rumanian Passport will be not admitted in Moldova without a entry permit.
Otherwise they will be admitted if, a part the Rumanian, they have a Moldovian Passport.

Further information: www.iatatravelcentre.com/travelinformation.php

Currency

Local currency is the leu moldavo (MDL).

Language

Official language is Moldavian, but Russian and Ukrainian language are also spoken.

Vaccination and Health precautions

Before  starting the journey, it’s highly recommended to get a sanitary insurance, covering all medical expenses, including (if necessary) the repatriation for health reasons by plain or transfer to another country.

Compulsory vaccinations: none.

Pets:

Travelling with pets requires to take a pet good health certificate and must have had rabies vaccination at least 30 days before departure and no more than one year before the arrival.

Telephone:

Calling Italy from abroad, the country code is 0039 + city code + phone number. To phone Moldavia from abroad, the country code is 0037+ 32 (Chisinau code) + phone number.

Electronic equipments

Electricity is 220V.