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Moldova travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Moldova. Moldova is Moderate restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Moldova. Moldova is part of Europe with main city at Chisinau. Its Developed country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Moldovan Leu. The languages spoken are Romanian.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Moldova

Moderate restrictions

for travel
International travel to Moldova is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Open with conditions

If another country has been visited in the previous 14 days that is considered to have a virus variant, travelers will not be allowed to enter. There are exemptions for citizens of Moldova who must self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival, regardless of vaccination status. Full details can be found at https://www.border.gov.md/index.php/traversarea-frontierei-perioada-pandemica

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from testing and self-isolation requirements.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test taken within the previous 72 hours, or a negative rapid antigen test taken with the previous 48 hours, must be provided on departure. This document must be in Romanian, English, French, German, Italian, or Russian.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements and may provide a medical certificate confirming the previous infection at least 15 days before and not more than 180 days before boarding. Alternatively, proof of a positive anti-COVID-19 antibodies test, taken not more than 90 days before boarding is also accepted.
Those arriving without health documentation will be required to fill the epidemiological card and self-isolate for 14 days. This period may be shortened if a PCR or antigen test is taken on day 7 and a negative result is confirmed. - Epidemiological card
For more details Border Police, Moldova

Government measures

Proof of vaccination, previous recovery, negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before, or a negative antigen test taken within 48 hours before and accompanying photo identification may be required to access some facilities and establishments. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.

Use of masks

Face masks are required in enclosed environments, on public transport, and outdoors when attending mass events.

Public transport

Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open for vaccinated or recovered customers as well as those who can present a valid negative COVID-19 test result.

Bars

Bars are open for vaccinated or recovered customers as well as those who can present a valid negative COVID-19 test result.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, issued in selected countries, are permitted to travel and are exempt from undergoing 14-day isolation requirements. Vaccinated travelers will be tested on arrival and must self-isolate for 24 hours or until a negative result is confirmed on the test taken on arrival.
Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least a single dose of the vaccine, not more than 180 days before departure, are permitted to travel and are exempt from undergoing 14-day isolation requirements.
Travelers who have received the Sputnik-V or Sputnik Light vaccine are also required to undergo additional serologic and PCR testing on arrival. Travelers will undergo quarantine until a positive serologic test and negative PCR test results are confirmed. Those testing negative on the serologic test are required to isolate for 14 days with the option to reduce this period by taking a supervised rapid antigen testing from the seventh day.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days and not more than 180 days before departure. Exemptions also apply to those who have received a vaccine booster after a full course of vaccination, if administered at least 14 days before departure. Full details on accepted vaccines and certificates can be found at https://corona.health.gov.il/en/abroad/certificates-recognized-by-israel/

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. This period can be shortened if two consecutive test results are confirmed negative, one taken on arrival and a second test taken on the fifth day of the isolation period.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 must self-isolate until a second test is confirmed negative taken on the third day of the isolation period. This will require proof of a positive PCR test result, taken at least 8 days before and not older than 190 days of departure, or a recovery certificate.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented on departure and arrival. Alternatively, a negative rapid antigen test can be presented, taken within the previous 24 hours of departure. The test results must be in English with the traveler's passport number stated on the document. Self-tests are not accepted.
Travelers may instead provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. This will require proof of a positive PCR test result, taken at least 8 days before and not older than 180 days of departure, or a recovery certificate. These travelers will undergo PCR testing on arrival.
This does not apply to travelers returning to Israel within 72 hours after departing Israel. Less than 72 hours must have passed since travelers have landed abroad and the departure time to Israel. These travelers will undergo PCR testing on arrival.
Those traveling to Israel on indirect flights, with more than 24 hours between the departure of the first flight and the flight landing in Israel, are required proof of a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to the departure of the flight to Israel.

Testing on arrival

A PCR test will be administered on arrival. The test costs 80 ILS if pre-paid during the 'entry statement' process, 100 ILS if paid with a credit card on arrival, and 115 ILS if paid with cash on arrival. Only Israeli currency will be accepted for cash payments on arrival.

Travel restriction details for Moldova

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Moldova

Effective April 29, 2021, The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a national State of Public Health Emergency. Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of Moldova website (https://bit.ly/3x9470M). Face-masks are mandatory in all public indoor spaces. Additional restrictions could be lifted or (re)imposed with little notice.
All passengers in public transportation, including bus, train and taxis, must wear a mask. When getting on or off a bus or taxi, passengers should use an alcohol- based hand sanitizer or should wash with soap and water. Hand sanitizer is available on public buses.
Individuals failing to follow public safety measures, such as not wearing a mask correctly, not keeping social distance, and gathering in groups greater of three people in public parks, can result in a fine up to 25,000 MDL. Giving incomplete or inaccurate data on the required epidemiological questionnaire can be sanctioned with a fine up to 25,000 MDL. Non-compliance with other measures to prevent or combat the spread of disease can result in a fine between 36,000 to 50,000 MDL or a criminal investigation with imprisonment up to three years. Moldova will fine people required to quarantine who depart by air before their quarantine has ended, as departing will be considered a violation of quarantine.
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πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Moldova

Exercise a high degree of caution

To enter Moldova, you'll need a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test performed in the 72 hours before arrival (See 'Travel'). A State of Emergency is no longer in effect, however public health measures remain in place. Masks must be worn in all public places, both indoors and outdoors. Follow the advice of local authorities.Β  We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Moldova overall due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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