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titleSource: Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova

Forthcoming25 March 2020

There are only 17 border crossing points operating in Moldova.

At the border with Romania:

Leușeni - Albița (road/international)

Sculeni – Sculeni (road/international)

Ungheni – Iaşi (rail/international)

Giurgiulești - Galați (road/international)

Giurgiulești - Galați (rail/international)

Costești - Stânca (road/international)

At the border with Ukraine:

Otaci-Moghilev-Podolsk (road/international)

Vălcineţ-Moghilev-Podolsk (rail/international)

Ocniţa-Sokireanî (rail/international)

Briceni-Rossoşanî (road/international)

Briceni-Rossoşanî (road/international)

Giurgiuleşti-Reni (road/international)

Giurgiuleşti-Reni (rail/international)

Etulia-Frikăţei (rail/international)

Mirnoe-Tabaki (road/international)

Palanca-Maiaki-Udobnoe (road/international)

Tudora-Starokazacie (road/international)

As from 00:00 on 17 March 2020 it is forbidden to cross the Moldova-Ukrainian state border and as from 20:00 on 17 March 2020 – the Moldova-Romanian state border is closed to foreign citizens entering Moldova through border crossing points.  

This restriction does not apply to foreign citizens and individuals without citizenship residing or permanently/temporarily residing in Moldova, drivers and maintenance staff of goods vehicles, crews of aircraft/ships and crews of railway trains. Exceptions are also applied to members of diplomatic missions and consular posts, accredited in the Republic of Moldova, international organisations/representative offices and members of their families.

Individuals entering Moldova must fill in a medical card and sign a declaration of personal liability for compliance with the self-isolation regime for 14 days at specified locations.

As an exception, car drivers and transport service personnel that carry cargo, crews of aircraft/ships and train crews, are not required to comply with self-isolation in the absence of clinical signs of respiratory infection or fever.

Source: State customs committee of Moldova, Government of Moldova, AITA.

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titleRemarks from the International Road Transport Union

In the Republic of Moldova, several state border crossing points are closed for an indefinite period. At present, only 17 border crossing points are operating normally:

At the border with Romania:

PTF Leușeni - Albița (road / international)

PTF Sculeni - Sculeni (road / international)

PTF Giurgiulești - Galați (road / international)

PTF Costești- Rock (road / international)

At the border with Ukraine:

PTF Otaci-Moghilev-Podolsk (road / international)

PTF Briceni-Rossoşanî (road / international)

PTF Criva-Mamalîga (road / international)

PTF Giurgiuleşti-Reni (road / international)

PTF Mirnoe-Tabaki (road / international)

PTF Palanca-Maiaki - Udobnoe (road / international)

PTF Tudora-Starokazacie (road / international)

Additionally, from 17 March 2020 at 00:00, it is prohibited to cross the Moldovan-Ukrainian state border, and from 17 March 17, 2020 at 20.00, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering the Republic of Moldova from Romania using state border crossing points open to traffic.

This restriction does not apply to foreign nationals and stateless persons domiciled or permanently / temporarily living in the Republic of Moldova, drivers and service personnel involved in the transport of freight, aircraft / ship crews and train crews. In addition, staff of diplomatic missions and consular offices based in the Republic of Moldova, and staff working at international organisations / missions and their family members are also exempted.

Source: AITA (from Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova)