Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Downtown Chisinau Event: A political protest is planned for the afternoon on Sunday, November 13 in downtown Chisinau, in the vicinity of Parliament Square.  Additional police presence and traffic congestion in the area is expected due to street closures associated with the protest.  Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous at any time.  U.S. citizens …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova  Location: Downtown Chisinau Event: A political protest is planned on Sunday afternoon in downtown Chisinau, similar to the protests of recent weekends, in the vicinity of Parliament Square.  Additional police presence and traffic congestion in the area is expected due to street closures associated with the protest.  Even …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Downtown Chisinau Event: A protest is underway in downtown Chisinau in the vicinity of the Tighina Street and Stefan cel Mare intersection with increased police presence and road closures in the area. Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous at any time.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid the area. Actions to Take: Avoid the area …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Parliament Square, Chisinau Event: A political protest is expected to take place this afternoon in downtown Chisinau in the vicinity of Parliament Square. Chisinau Police have stated that there will be additional police presence in the area and warned of likely street closures in the area.  Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous at any …

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*UPDATE*Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 27, 2022) Location: Moldova Event:  Bomb threats have been reported at the Chisinau International Airport and  Parliament today, August 27, 2022.  Locations have been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating each location.  Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations in Moldova.  …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 23, 2022) Location: Moldova Event:  Bomb threats have been reported at the Chisinau International Airport, Parliament, and various shopping malls throughout Chisinau today, August 23, 2022.  Locations have been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating each location.  Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 17, 2022)  Location: Moldova  Event:  Bomb threats have been reported at the Chisinau International Airport, Chisinau City Hall, and various shopping malls throughout Chisinau today, August 17, 2022.  Locations have been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating each location.  Please monitor local news sources for updates.   …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Moldova Event:  A bomb threat has been reported at the Chisinau International Airport today, August 4, 2022.  The airport has been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating. Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations in Moldova.  Moldovan police investigating each of the reported bomb threats were able …

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Worldwide Caution

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 2, 2022) Location: Moldova Event:  A bomb threat has been reported at the Chisinau International Airport today, August 2, 2022.  The airport has been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating. Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Moldova Event:  A bomb threat has been reported at the Chisinau International Airport  today, July 30, 2022.  The airport has been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating. Please monitor local news sources for updates.  Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations in Moldova.  Moldovan police investigating each of the reported bomb threats were able …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova Location: Moldova Event:  Bomb threats have been reported at the Chisinau International Airport and at the Supreme Court of Justice today, July 29, 2022.  Both locations have been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating. Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Moldova Event:  A bomb threat has been reported at the Chisinau International Airport today, July 25, 2022.  The airport has been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating. Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations in Moldova.  Moldovan police investigating each of the reported bomb threats were able …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 24, 2022) Location: Moldova Event:  A bomb threat has been reported at the Chisinau International Airport today.  The airport has been evacuated and Moldovan police are investigating. Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations in Moldova.  Moldovan police investigating each of …

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*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova Location: Moldova Events:  Bomb threats have been reported at the Chisinau International Airport, Parliament, and the Central Market.  Moldovan police are investigating each location.  Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations in Moldova.  Moldovan police investigating each of the reported bomb …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

*UPDATE* Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 21, 2022) Location: Moldova Events:  A bomb threat has been reported at the Chisinau International Airport today as well as other government facilities and shopping centers including the Central Market.  Moldovan police are investigating each location.  Please monitor local news sources for updates. Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Moldova Events:  Bomb threats have been reported recently in various locations in Moldova.  Moldovan police investigating each of the reported bomb threats were able to clear the locations and never found evidence of a bomb.  These recent incidents underscore the need to exercise good situational awareness and report anything suspicious to local authorities. Actions to …

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Routine Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2022 U.S. elections!  In order to vote in the November 2022 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2022.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Countrywide Event:  As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air travelers to show …

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Travel Advisory: Moldova – Level 3 Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Moldova due to armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine .  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory.  Do Not Travel To:  The Transnistria breakaway region due to the unresolved conflict with the central government. Reissued with updates regarding the security situation.  Country Summary:  On February 23, Moldovan authorities declared a State of Emergency for a …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Chisinau, Moldova Event:  Several events are expected to take place in Chisinau on Sunday, May 8 and Monday, May 9 to commemorate Europe Day/Victory and Commemoration Day.  Although the marches are expected to be peaceful, there will be a heavy police presence and traffic disruptions: The “1418 Days and Nights” event is organized by …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

(April 27, 2022)  Location: Moldova   Event:  On April 25 and 26, explosions occurred in Tiraspol and near Mayak in the breakaway Transnistria region. The U.S. Embassy is closely monitoring the situation. The Department’s travel advisory for Moldova advises U.S. citizens in Transnistria to depart immediately. The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau has appointments available to renew your U.S. passport and …

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Security Alert – Partial Airspace Opening Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Moldova Event: The Government of Moldova partially reopened its airspace effective March 21, 2022. Individual airlines will make their own decisions on resuming service to Chisinau International Airport.  Check with your airline if you have any questions about flights.  Travelers can also travel by land to the international airports in Romania. The U.S. Embassy in …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Moldova Event:  The  Government of Moldova announced that its airspace will remain closed until further notice to commercial flights following the issuance of NOTAMs (Notices to Airmen) by Ukrainian and Russian authorities.  U.S. citizens wishing to depart Moldova may cross by land to Romania, where international flights are available.  Land border crossing points with Romania continue to function …

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Travel Advisory – Moldova – Level 4: Do Not Travel

Moldova – Level 4: Do Not Travel Do not travel to Moldova due to armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine , the unresolved conflict between the breakaway region of Transnistria and the central government, and COVID-19.  U.S. citizens in Transnistria should depart immediately via commercial or private means. On February 24, Russia’s forces attacked major Ukrainian cities, and the Ukrainian government …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location:  Moldova Event:  On February 24, the Government of Moldova closed its airspace to all commercial flights until March 4 due to Russia’s military actions in neighboring Ukraine.  Land border crossing points with Ukraine and Romania continue to function as normal.  The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau remains open, and the Consular Section continues to provide …

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Travel Advisory – Moldova – Level 4: Do Not Travel

Moldova – Level 4: Do Not Travel Do not travel to Moldova due to COVID-19, the unusual and concerning Russian military activity around Ukraine, and the unresolved conflict between the breakaway region of Transnistria and the central government; U.S. citizens in Transnistria should depart immediately via commercial or private means. The Centers for Disease Control …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Moldova Event: On January 23, the U.S. Department of State updated its  Travel Advisory  for Ukraine.  The Department of State’s guidance to U.S. citizens in Moldova remains unchanged at this time:  Reconsider travel to Moldova due to COVID-19 and unresolved conflict. The Department of State continues to recommend that U.S. citizens exercise increased caution in Transnistria …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova Location: Republic of Moldova Event: Register to Vote and Submit your Ballot in an Election Year The 2022 U.S. midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. It is not too early to register to vote if you plan to vote in the November …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (December 30, 2021) Location:  Republic of Moldova Subject:  Travel to the United States on Expired U.S. Passports If you are overseas and your U.S. passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to enter the United States until …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova Location: Chisinau, Moldova, countrywide Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova Location: Worldwide Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, …

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Moldova Travel Advisory – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in Moldova due to COVID-19 and unresolved conflict. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Moldova due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country.  Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page  for …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel with Expired Passport

Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Chisinau  Location:  Moldova Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your normal validity passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United …

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Moldova Travel Advisory – Level 4: Do Not Travel (April 22, 2021)

Moldova Travel Advisory – Level 4:  Do Not Travel (April 22, 2021) Do not travel to Moldova due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to unresolved conflict. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 2, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 2, 2021) Location:  The Republic of Moldova Event:  Moldova has issued a 60-day State of Emergency effective April 3, 2021. Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of Moldova website . Effective tonight, there is a …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 4, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 4, 2021) Location:  The Republic of Moldova Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau will provide only emergency ACS services from March 5 to March 19, 2021 due to the worsening COVID situation.  If you have questions about American Citizen Services, please visit our website for additional information.  You …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (January 20, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (January 20, 2021) Location:  Worldwide: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau (December 16, 2020)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau (December 16, 2020) Location: Chisinau Event: There is an ongoing protest now on December 16, 2020, by farmers with tractors in front of Parliament Building on Stefan cel Mare Boulevard.  Earlier today the police used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators, but some demonstrators are still present. Traffic in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (November 30, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (November 30, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency across the country effective November 30, 2020.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau (October 30, 2020)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau (October 30, 2020) Location: Moldova, country-wide Event: Moldovan Presidential Election Moldova’s Presidential election is scheduled for Sunday, November 1.  As with all elections, the possibility exists for public rallies or demonstrations during the election, or when the outcome is announced.  Please remember that even peaceful public gatherings can be …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 7, 2020)

Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 7, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Reconsider travel to Moldova due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to unresolved conflict. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 28, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 28, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency effective until August 31.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 15, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 15, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency effective until July 31.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 2, 2020)

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 2, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event:  Message for U.S. Citizens We would like to wish you a happy and safe July 4.  The Consular Section has updates and information about voting to share with all U.S. Citizens in Moldova. The U.S. Embassy continues to operate …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 26, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 26, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency effective until July 15.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of Moldova  website . …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 15, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 15, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency on May 16, and effective until June 30.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 1, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 1, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The airport in Chisinau remains closed.  Until commercial flights resume, Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations.  Moldova announced flights for the period through June 28 on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) website . If you are …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 27, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 27, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The Government of Moldova recently announced that the airport is closed through at least May 30 when the government will reassess the status.  Until commercial flights resume, Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations. Moldova announced …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 22, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 22, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The Government of Moldova recently announced that the airport will remain closed to commercial flights, but it will review the airport status in late May.  We recommend that you check with your airline or travel agent regularly for the most …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 20, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 20, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The Government of Moldova recently announced that the airport will remain closed to commercial flights, but it will review the airport status in late May.  We recommend that you check with your airline or travel agent regularly for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 18, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 18, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova issued a State of Public Health Emergency effective May 16 until June 30.  The announcements from the Commission including the restrictions imposed by the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 6, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 6, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  U.S. Criminal History Affidavits and Police Certificates Effective immediately, the U.S. Embassy can no longer issue an affidavit of no outstanding U.S. criminal warrant.  Previously this certificate was acceptable to the Moldovan Bureau for Migration and Asylum for …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 4, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 4, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event:Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens. We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced flights for the weeks of  May 4-17  on the Civil Aviation Authority website. Tickets can …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 27, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 27, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens. We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced the flights for the week of April 26 – May …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 20, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 20, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens. We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced the flights for the week of April 20-26 on the …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 8, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 8, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Current Status of Passport Applications Overseas  Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 20, 2020, the U.S Department of State began limiting its domestic passport operations.  Effective April 2, the Department further …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 6, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 6, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Air Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations for the purpose of repatriating Moldovan citizens.  We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced the flights on the …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 5, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 5, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Air Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens.  We understand U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. There is a flight scheduled to fly from Chisinau (KIV) …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 3, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 3, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: No commercial flight options currently exist to depart Moldova. Furthermore, while Romania continues to offer limited commercial flight options, the Romanian land border is closed to entry to all foreigners. There are now almost no options for a U.S. citizen …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 1, 2020)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 1, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Air Moldova has announced several future charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens.  We understand U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. There is a flight scheduled to fly from Chisinau (KIV) to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 27, 2020)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 27, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is trying to facilitate the travel of U.S. citizens to Bucharest via charter bus.  The bus will leave at approximately 17:00 on Monday, March 30, 2020 from Chisinau to the Bucharest airport.  Please contact us …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 22, 2020)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 22, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The Romanian Government announced that it will close the border with Moldova to individuals effective Sunday evening, March 22, 2020.  The land border with Ukraine is also closed. After tonight, U.S. citizens may have no overland options to depart Moldova …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova [March 21, 2020]

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova [March 21, 2020] Location: Republic of Moldova Event:  Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel Moldova suspended all air traffic until April 1, 2020, at the earliest.  The airport in Bucharest, Romania continues to operate with limited options to return to the United States via non-Schengen routes …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova [March 17, 2020]

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova [March 17, 2020] Location: Republic of Moldova Event: Potential evacuation of U.S. citizens in Moldova affected by COVID-19 On March 15, the Department of State issued a global authorized departure of non-essential personnel and family members from any diplomatic or consular post worldwide if they are determined to be …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 15, 2020)

Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  On March 15, the Department of State authorized a global authorized departure of non-essential personnel and family members from any diplomatic or consular post worldwide if they are determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19, or based on a commensurate justification in foreign …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 120,000 reported cases worldwide.  The Moldovan Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Chisinau, Moldova on …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (January 10, 2020) Location: Chisinau Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions The State Department is advising U.S. citizens of heightened security risks worldwide in light of increased tensions in the Middle East. U.S. Embassy Chisinau reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security and …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 16, 2019) Location:  Near the U.S. Embassy on str. A. Mateevici, Chisinau, Moldova Event:  A small demonstration is scheduled to take place today, July 16, beginning at 10:00.  Even peaceful demonstrations have the potential to turn dangerous. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstration Exercise caution …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 14, 2019) Location:  Parliament Building, Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, downtown Chisinau Event:  A demonstration is planned on June 16 at 11:00am. Large crowds are expected and police presence will be heavy. Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations Exercise …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location:  Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, Piata Mare, various government buildings near downtown Chisinau Event:  A large demonstration is planned for today, June 9, at the National Square.  Groups of protesters have been assembled in front of some government buildings since yesterday.  Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous at any time. Actions to Take: Avoid the …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location:  Parliament Building, Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, downtown Chisinau Event:  Happening now.  Crowds have formed at the above location.  Police presence is heavy. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests Monitor local media for updates Expect traffic delays and road closures …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 16, 2019) Location:  Along Strada Bucuresti in downtown Chisinau Event:  Supporters of LGBTI rights will participate in a Solidarity March on Sunday, May 19, at 12 noon.  Several hundred people will likely participate and police presence will likely be heavy.  Disruptions to traffic should be expected. Counter-protests …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 8, 2019) Location:  Central Chisinau, Moldova, culminating at the memorial complex “Eternitate” Event:  Two large marches are expected to take place on Thursday, May 9, beginning at 9 a.m.  The marches are being organized by political parties to commemorate Victory Day.  Although the marches are expected to be peaceful, …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 5, 2019) Location:  Alexei Mateevici Street, across from the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau Event:  A small demonstration is expected to place on Wednesday, March 6, at approximately 10:00.  The group intends to protest corruption in Moldova and Romania. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstration Exercise …

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