Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova

The Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to People’s Republic of China

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Consular fees and additional fees

Consular Services provided by the diplomatic missions and

                       consular offices abroad.

Type of action

Period of document production by IP Agentia Servicii Publice

Total cost of the service, Euro

1. Type A – airport transit visa

 

20

2. Type B – transit visa

 

40

3. Type C – short stay visa

 

40

4. Type D – long-stay visa

 

40

I. Passports and Moldovan IDs

 

 

1 Passport issuance  

20 days

104

5 days

136

1.1 Passport issuance for children under 12 years  

20 days

120

5 days

93

2 Moldovan ID 

20 days

56

5 days

71

Passport issuance when the take a personal data is temporary or permanent impossible

20 days

120

5 days

93

3 Permanent residency abroad (authorized emigration)  

30 days

168

10 days

198

4. Emergency Travel Document

 

25

4.1 Emergency Travel Document for children up to 18 years

 

Free of charge

5. Examination of the application for obtaining the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova.

5.1. Pursuant to the provisions of art.12 paragraph 11 of the Citizenship Law of Moldova no. 1024/2000

5.2 Pursuant to the provisions of art.12 paragraph 2 of the Citizenship Law of Moldova no. 1024/2000 (G5)

 (5.1) 21 euro

 

(5.2) 40 euro

5.3. Examination of the application for renunciation from the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova

 Up to 3 months

320

5.4. Examination of the application for regaining the Moldovan citizenship

 Up to 3 months

15

5.5. Issuing the certificate on renunciation from the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova

 

50

5.6. Issuing the certificate on obtaining / regaining the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova

 

10

5.7. Issuing the certificate on citizenship

 

50

II. 6. Marriage registration

 

70

6.1. Divorce 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 maintenance

 

270

6.2. Divorce 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 years

 

70

6.3. Divorce registration under a court decision on divorce

 

170

III. 7. Transcription of an act of civil status act (deed)

 

25

8. Change of name and/or surname and/or patronymic

 

30

9. Power of attorney authentication:

   

 

a) on behalf of the individual

30

b) on behalf of the legal entity

60

10. Authentication of a will

 

30

11. Authentication of the contract, except the contract of alienation of immovable property and the contract of pledge

 

105

12. Legalization of signatures on documents (declaration)

 

10

13. Legalization of copies of documents and extracts from them

 

2 (per page)

14. Legalization of translation of documents and extracts from them

 

15 (per page)

15. Certification of facts in the cases provided by law:
a) certifying that the person is alive, that the person stays in a certain place

 

20

 b) certifying the identity of the person depicted in the photo

 

10

 c) certifying the time (date) of the presentation of the document

 

15

16. Issuance of duplicates of notary acts issued up by the diplomatic mission

 

15

17. Providing evidence

 

50

18. Other notary acts

 

50

19. 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

35

b) for legal entities

65

 

 

 

20. Request of an act (on civil status, notarial act, criminal record, etc.) or information from the Republic of Moldova, including:

 

l  certificate / duplicate of the certificate / extract from the Civil Status Act.

 

 

l  Certificate of marital status

 

 

 

l  Certificate of matrimonial capacity

 

 

 

l  Opinion on the affirmation / rejection of the change of surname and / or surname

 

l  Opinion on the annulment and / or amendment of the Civil Status Act

 

l  multilingual extract from the Civil Status Law

 

 

 

 

20 working days

5 working days

 

20 working days

5 working days

 

 

20 working days

5 working days

 

 

 

20 working days

5 working days

 

20 working days

5 working days

 

20 working days

5 working days                                

 

 

 

 

41

53

 

39

47

 

 

43

59

 

 

40

50

 

40

49

 

41

53                      

21. Issuance 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)

 

35

 

                                     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.

In exceptional cases, at the written request of the citizens of the Republic of Moldova who are unable to pay, the leaders of the institutions of the diplomatic service, the director of the Department of consular affairs, as well as consular officers shall have the right to exempt the citizens from the payment of the consular fee on the issuance of travel.

Refund of consular fee

The consular fee shall be refunded to the applicant for consular services on request in the following cases:

* when consular service was not or could not be provided;

* when payment was made without due cause or by a misinterpretation of the law.

If an unduly increased payment has been made, only the difference between the amount received and the actual tax to be paid shall be refunded.

The application for the refund of the consular fee may be submitted to the embassy within a maximum period of one year from the date of payment of the fee. The decision on the refund of the consular fee or on the rejection of the application will be presented to the applicant in written form, within 30 days from the date of registration of the application.

 

 

Note: fees charged for examining visa applications are not refunded.