Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the RM

Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the United States of America and United Mexican States

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Consular fees and additional fees

All consular services are to be paid through a Money Order issued on the name of the Embassy (Embassy of Moldova).

 

The consular fees collected by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the U.S. in the 1st quarter of the year 2021 are, as follows:

 

No.Consular ServiceConsular fee in USD
Visas
1Type A – airport transit visa24
2Type B – transit visa48
3Type C – short stay visa48
4Type D – long-stay visa48
II. Passports, Moldovan IDs and Emergency Travel Document
 a) Passport issuance151 -2,5 months
118 –3,5 months
 b) Passport issuance for children under 7 years.134 – 2,5 months
106 –months
 c) Passport issuance for children aged from 7 years to 12 years134 – 2,5 months
106 –months
 d) Moldovan ID (for cases when it is expired)83 - 2,5 months
66 – 3,5 months
 e) Moldovan ID (for cases when it is lost)94 - 2,5 months
66 – 3,5 months
 f) Temporary Moldovan ID61 - 2,5 months
 g) Mortuary passportFree of charge
2Permanent residency abroad (authorized emigration)191
3Emergency Travel Document30
III. Citizenship Consular actions
1Examination of the application for obtaining the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova18
2Examination of the application for renunciation from the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova382
3Examination of the application for regaining18
4Issuing the certificate on renunciation from the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova60
5Issuing the certificate on obtaining / regaining the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova12
6Issuing the certificate on citizenship60
IV. Civil status acts
1Marriage registration84
2Divorce registration, upon the joint consent of spouses who do not have minor children in common or children adopted by both spouses, in cases where there are no litigations between them regarding goods partition or spousal maintenance322
3Divorce registration, upon the request on divorce of one of the spouses and court decision (judgment), if the other spouse is declared incapable, missing, sentenced to imprisonment for a term exceeding three years84
4Divorce registration under a court decision on divorce203
5Transcription of an act of civil status act (deed)30
6Change of name and/or surname and/or patronymic36
V. Notarial acts
1Power of attorney authentication:
      a) on behalf of the individual
      b) on behalf of the legal entity

36 
72
2Authentication of a will36
3Authentication of the contract, except the contract of alienation of immovable property and the contract of pledge125
4Legalization of signatures on documents (declaration)12
5Legalization of copies of documents and extracts from them2 (per page)
6Legalization of translation of documents and extracts from them18 (per page)
7Certification of facts in the cases provided by law:
      a) certifying that the person is alive, that the person stays in a certain place
      b) certifying the identity of the person depicted in the photo
      c) certifying the time (date) of the presentation of the document
24 
12 
18
8Issuance of duplicates of notary acts issued up by the diplomatic mission12
9Providing evidence60
10Other notary acts60
VI. Consular legalization
 Consular legalization of a document issued by the authorities of a foreign state or with their participation, for use in the Republic of Moldova
      a) for individuals
      b) for legal entities
 
42 
78
VII. Other consular actions
1Request of an act (on civil status, notarial act, criminal record, etc.) or information from the Republic of Moldova42
2Issuance of another document or certificate, performing other consular actions than those mentioned in previous chapters, but which are required under the law of the foreign state and do not contradict Moldovan legislation or agreements to which both countries are party (driving license)42

 

Exemptions from consular fees

 

 

The consular fee is not charged for:

 

 

  • the consular services, where it acts on behalf of the Republic of Moldova to the acquisition, conservation, presentation or protection of property rights of the state;
  • the issuance of diplomatic passports and service passports;
  • granting of visas to officials of international organizations for business trips, as well as their family members who accompany them;
  • granting, on a reciprocal basis, of visas to members of foreign diplomatic and consular missions and their family members;
  • granting of visas to members of the foreign government or parliamentary delegations and other persons officially invited and their family members who accompany them;
  • the issuance of visas to Honorary Consuls of the Republic of Moldova, as well as their family members (husband/wife and children up to 18 years);
  • the issuance of visas for persons under the age of 18;
  • the issuance of visas for holders of diplomatic and service passports;
  • the issuance of travel documents for persons under the age of 18;
  • preparing of requests, addressed to the foreign diplomatic or consular missions, regarding visa application for the holders of diplomatic and service passports, as well as the holders of national passports of the Republic of Moldova, members of official delegations of the Republic of Moldova;
  • the registration, consular legalization and transcribing of birth acts issued in the name of Moldovan citizens born in the state of residence;
  • the authentication of father’s request or joint request of the child's parents on paternity and submitting such request to the civil registry office that keeps the birth act to which it refers;
  • the registration, consular legalization and transcribing of the acts on death, made out on the name of Moldovan citizens deceased in the state of residence, as well as for issuing mortuary passport;
  • the consular services in cases of sending humanitarian aid to Moldova;
  • the inclusion in the consular evidence of the Moldovan citizens;
  • the provision of consular services to individuals identified as victims of human trafficking in accordance with the law;
  • the issuance of travel document and other types of documents at the request of the authority of the state of residence or the state of the accreditation;
  • the application by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, of the apostil on administrative acts of the public authorities, issued by them in their own interest;
  • the rectification of the errors committed due to the fault of the person responsible for the preparation of various documents;
  • the authentication of wills and contracts of property transfer to the benefit of state or with charitable purposes;
  • the legalization of copies (duplicates) of the documents relating to decorating with medals of mothers with three or more children;
  • the consular services to the employees of the institutions from diplomatic service;
  • the issuance of visas to persons originating from the Republic of Moldova;
  • the issuance of acts in the name of a minor/pupil/student, citizen of the Republic of Moldova, to be presented in educational institutions.