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History of Relations
relations since 1997.
South African Representation in Moldova
accreditation from Kiev, Ukraine.
H E Mr A J Groenewald
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Moldovan Representation in South Africa
Requirements for South Africans
Foreign citizens who wish to visit Moldova may apply for entry/exit visas at Moldovan diplomatic missions and consulates accredited abroad.
Citizens of countries, in which Moldova does not have representation, may get visas (as an exclusive case) at international border crossing offices (airport of Kisheneu, border crossing offices at Khul and Lieushen, near Romania).
Entry visas to Moldova may be issued in the following European cities: Rome, Paris, Budapest, Brussels, Frankfurt, Sofiya, Bucharest, Moscow, Kyiv, Minsk, Warsaw, Washington, Beijing, Tel-Aviv, Ankara.
Time of issue: 3-4 days
Price: USD 40
Urgent: 1 day, USD 60.
The following documents are needed: valid passport, invitation (certified by the Consular Dept. of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Moldova), one filled-in application form, one photograph (money deposit or air ticket reservation not needed).
Importation of foreign currency to Moldova is not limited. Exportation of any currency, including bank notes, coins and cheques should be stated in customs declarations.
Up to USD 1 000: without declaration
From USD 1000 to USD 5 000: written declaration
More than USD 5 000: special permission.
Immunisation against hepatitis A and hepatitis B is recommended for all Central European countries, including Moldova.
further information go to Travellers' Health.
Moderate, continental. Average winter temperature: from - 3 to -5 C, summer: from + 19 to + 22 C.
For up-to-date weather information click here.
The monetary unit is the Moldovan Leu (MDL).
current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.
information on trade statistics between South Africa and Moldova, visit
the website of the Department
of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.
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