International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from South Africa to Moldova.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
159.58
Increased by-23.64
at 11/27/2021
Vaccinated
23.58%
Increased by23.58%
at 11/14/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Most travelers are allowed to enter Moldova. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
3/1/2021
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before departure to Moldova.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in Romanian, English, French, German, Italian, or Russian. The vaccination certificate is valid if at least 14 days have passed since the receiving of the complete vaccination schedule.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Travelers who are fully vaccinated are not required to quarantine on arrival in Moldova.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for public activity

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Description

Travelers, in order to attend any show, concert, festival, theater, cinema, concert hall, nightclub, dance floor, restaurants, cafes, and other venues and activities in Moldova, must have one of the following documents:

  • A negative COVID-19 PCR test or an antigen test;
  • A COVID-19 vaccine certificate;
  • A recovery certificate from COVID-19 in the previous 6 months;
  • A COVID-19 antibodies certificate, valid for 90 days from the exam date.
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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18.
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US Embassy in Moldova
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in all indoor public places, and on public transportation.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Moldova.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
159.58
Increased by-23.64
at 11/27/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
14.30%
Increased by-1.80%
at 11/12/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
23.58%
Increased by23.58%
at 11/14/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
948,882
Increased by948,882
at 11/14/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.83
Decreased by0.07
at 11/25/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Throughout Moldova, a 'State of Emergency' has been declared and private events are not permitted. Proof of vaccination, previous recovery, negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before, or a negative antigen test taken within 48 hours before and accompanying photo identification may be required to access some facilities and establishments. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Checked
11/28/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in enclosed environments, on public transport, and outdoors when attending mass events.

Public transportation

Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open for vaccinated or recovered customers as well as those who can present a valid negative COVID-19 test result.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open for vaccinated or recovered customers as well as those who can present a valid negative COVID-19 test result.

Nightclubs

Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing.

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