Citizenship Services

Welcome to U.S. Citizen Services. We provide information and assistance to U.S. citizens across the Republic of Moldova. Please refer to the links below for more comprehensive information on the services we provide.

For information on notarial services, attorneys, medical assistance, vital records, criminal record checks, as well as entry, exit and residence requirements for Moldova, please visit our “Local Resources for U.S. citizens” page.

To be allowed entry into the Consular Section for routine (non-emergency) services, you must make an appointment online. Please utilize the U.S. Citizen Services Appointment System at: https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcode=CHS&appcode=1

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is located at 103 Mateevici St., Chisinau, Moldova.  The Embassy is closed on Moldovan and U.S. federal holidays.  For more information go to http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/federal-holidays/.

For country specific information, go to http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country.html.

Contact the U.S. Embassy for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  Follow us on our Twitter page https://mobile.twitter.com/travelgov and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/travelgov to have travel information at your fingertips.

Americans traveling abroad should also regularly monitor the U.S. Embassy’s website at http://moldova.usembassy.gov/ and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs website at http://www.travel.state.gov/. These websites are where the current Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information can be found. You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

In case of a life or death emergency involving a U.S. citizen, please call (+373 22) 408 300.  U.S. citizens experiencing an emergency may also seek assistance in person during the Consular Section’s regular business hours (M-F 8:00am-5:00pm, except Moldovan and U.S. federal holidays) by presenting a U.S. passport to Embassy security.   American Citizen Services (ACS) staff are also available by email at:  Chisinau-CA@state.gov.  All routine ACS services require an appointment.  The ACS Unit is not able to answer visa-related inquiries.

By appointment ONLY.  To schedule an appointment, please use the U.S. Citizen Services Appointment System at: https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcode=CHS&appcode=1

For emergencies, please call us at (+373 22 40 8300).   For other inquiries, you may contact us by email at Chisinau-CA@state.gov.