Emergency Contact – All Locations

U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call +373 22 408 300

Outside of Office Hours, call: +373 22 408 300

Outside of Moldova: +373 22 408 300

For emergency services (fire, police, ambulance) within Moldova, dial 112.

Please note that we do not accept any telephone calls at any time for visa issues.  Email ChisinauVisas@state.gov if you are not a U.S. citizen or have visa questions.

Emergencies includes:

  • Victim of Crime
  • Arrest of US Citizen
  • Serious illness or injury
  • Emergency Involving a Child
  • Destitute American
  • Death of US citizen

Note that non-emergency calls will not be forwarded to the consular section by the Duty Officer. Routine services such as passport renewals, Reports of Birth Abroad, and notary services are not considered emergencies and are processed during regular business hours.

For more information about how we can help you in an emergency, please visit the relevant section of the Embassy’s website.

To reach the consular section regarding American Citizen Services (ACS), you may also email us at ChisinauACS@state.gov.

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 country specific information, go to the Republic of Moldova country page at travel.state.gov.

Follow the State Department 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 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.

The U.S. Embassy also encourages U.S. citizens to review https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings.html, which includes valuable security information for those both living and traveling abroad. 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).