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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Criminal records certificate

Time to provide the service: 15 minute
Scheduling is mandatory for applications submitted in person: Appropriate documents for obtaining the criminal record certificate can also be sent by post. Applications submitted online at Portalul Serviciilor Publice-Serviciul Tehnologii Informațio... (gov.md) will be sent directly to the applicant's home in the US through the government service MDelivery.SCHEDULE HERE

  • The application for obtaining the criminal record certificate is processed in approximately 10 working days (does not include the time of delivery of the documents by post).
  • Consular fee – 34 $

Citizens of the Republic of Moldova or foreigners can request a Criminal Record Certificate or a Detailed Criminal Record Certificate issued by the Embassy based on the information provided by the competent authorities of the Republic of Moldova.

Certificates are issued in Romanian or English, according to the applicant's choice indicated at the time of completing the application.

For citizens of the Republic of Moldova:

  • the original valid Moldovan identity card or the original valid Moldovan passport.
  • the application (download the application here).
  • confirmation of payment of consular fees.
  • prepaid USPS Priority Mail / Express Priority Mail envelope, with tracking number and return address of the applicant.

For foreign citizens:

  • original valid national passport.
  • the application (download the application here).
  • confirmation of payment of consular fees.
  • prepaid USPS Priority Mail / Express Priority Mail envelope, with tracking number and return address of the applicant.
  • Certificates are issued in Romanian or English, according to an option of the applicant indicated at the time of completing the application.
  • Certificates issued by the diplomatic mission are NOT subject to the Apostille legalization procedure.
  • The validity period of the criminal record certificate can NOT be extended.
  • For applications submitted online, the option of requesting documents to be apostilled is available, as well as delivery to the applicant's home in the US through the MDelivery government service.Portalul Serviciilor Publice-Serviciul Tehnologii Informațio... (gov.md)